DENVER (CBS4)– People who work in the Denver metro area will likely spend more than a year of their life in traffic.

It’s a trend that is happening across Colorado: drivers are spending more time getting to and from work.

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According to, the daily round trip commute in Denver is about 54 minutes. That’s a little higher than the national average of 52 minutes.

That adds up to 427 days of commuting in a lifetime.

The report looked at 1,000 cities nationwide.