Syracuse ranks fifth on list of best cities for commuters

      Three upstate New York cities make the top 15 best cities for commuters, according to a study On Numbers released Monday.

      Syracuse was ranked fifth on list, Rochester was ranked eighth, and Buffalo was ranked eleventh.

      â??On Numbers analyzed traffic data for all 942 U.S. metropolitan and micropolitan areas, including the 100 major markets that contain at least 230,000 workers,â?? according to Buffalo Business First.

      Major market ranked New York Cites:

      5. Syracuse

      8. Rochester

      11. Buffalo

      27. Albany-Schenectady-Troy

      87. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown

      99. New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island

      The top 11 best major markets for commuters are:

      1. Wichita

      2. Toledo

      3. Des Moines

      4. Omaha

      5. Syracuse

      6. Scranton-Wilkes-Barre

      7. Youngstown, Ohio

      8. Rochester, N.Y.

      9. Dayton

      10. McAllen-Edinburg. Texas

      11. Buffalo

      The worst major markets for commuters are:

      100. Washington

      99. New York

      98. Chicago

      97. Atlanta

      96. Baltimore

      95. San Francisco-Oakland

      94. Boston

      93. Houston

      92. Los Angeles

      91. Honolulu

      Complete standings can be found here.