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.