Everett-bound cars merge onto the U.S. 2 trestle during a morning commute last year. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Everett-bound cars merge onto the U.S. 2 trestle during a morning commute last year. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Everett has Earth’s worst traffic congestion — by one measure

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