Monday, November 19, 2012

Worst thanksgiving traffic

  • L.A. Will Have the Worst Thanksgiving Traffic in the Nation, by Every Measure

    We're number one! That's right, L.A. is ranked first in the latest ranking U.S. cities... in terms of worst Thanksgiving getaway traffic. Data traffic provider INRIX predicted the top 10 busiest cities this holiday and, to the surprise of no one, Los ...

  • Thanksgiving travel: Less traffic, but higher gas prices

    Our advice to drivers is to leave before 2 p.m.or wait until after 6 p.m. to avoid traffic getting out of town." INRIX expects traffic to be worst in Los Angeles, where Thanksgiving road trips will take about 33% longer than usual. But as bad as that ...

  • Best and worst times to drive this Thanksgiving

    At the hours shown as red, traffic analysts predict travel will reach capacity for that stretch of roadway. Once a roadway reaches capacity, any small incident can cause significant backups.

  • Best and Worst Times for Thanksgiving Travel

    While Northern Virginia is traffic-heavy throughout the holiday period, the day before Thanksgiving is the heaviest travel day.

  • INRIX predicts Atlanta traffic peak day before Thanksgiving

    The Downtown Connector headed to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport -- a 7-mile journey -- will be at its worst Wednesday at 4 p.m. with a peak journey time of 16 minutes. Jacques Couret: Senior Online Editor- Atlanta Business Chronicle ...

  • Thanksgiving driving patterns increase risk for fatal crashes

    ... driving patterns increase risk for fatal crashes. November 19, 2012. (—Thanksgiving often means more food for Americans, but it also means more traffic on the road that brings a greater chance for fatal crashes, according to a recent ...

  • Traffic officers urge holiday caution

    Drivers across the country will be navigating unfamiliar roads, traveling late at night and will be more likely to get drowsy or have been drinking - factors that traffic officials attribute to the Thanksgiving holiday period being an especially ...

  • Dr. Gridlock's traffic, transit tips: Holiday getaways, Metro clocks ...

    When to get away. Last week, I had a chance to compare notes on the timing of the Thanksgiving getaway with Bob Marbourg, WTOP radio's master of traffic. Loading. ... He said that Wednesday afternoon and evening - Thanksgiving eve - used to be the ...

  • Q&A with Tom Nix

    Q: Thanksgiving can be one of the worst times of the year for traveling. What technology is available as families hit the road?

  • Thanksgiving travel trends

    So if you can leave the day before, or stay an extra day, or drive during overnight or early morning hours, you'll avoid the worst of the holiday traffic. For some people though, traffic is the least of their worries. Right now the state average for a ...

  • More Than A Third Of Americans Planning To Travel For Thanksgiving

    70 percent will drive at "off-peak" hours to try and avoid the worst of the Thanksgiving holiday traffic. Effect of Rising Airfares. Forty-seven percent of travelers said rising airfares impacted their Thanksgiving travel - here are the top three ways ...

  • Replacement planned for county's worst bridges

    Flying this Thanksgiving and worried that you won't be able to sit with family? You're not alone. ... "There's such a high degree of safety with bridges and if you close a bridge, that's a dramatic impact on traffic, safety and the public," Winters ...

  • Police hope to avoid Hello Kitty throwdowns in Black Friday shopping

    And since patience is not on anyone's Christmas list, Black Friday is beginning a few hours earlier this year on Thanksgiving night. Stores such as Walmart and Target are set to open Thursday night with "Door Buster" sales events, and police are ready ...

  • Thanksgiving getaway guide: Advice for long-distance travel from DC

    Thanksgiving eve, from late morning till night, remains the worst time to make a break for Grandma's house, but travelers have spread out their long-distance getaway times, with many leaving Tuesday evening.

  • CU crews get warm reception in cold NE

    "As soon as the police saw us, they stopped all the traffic and escorted us straight to City Hall where the superintendent of utilities, a man named Don Hermann, met us," McClain explained.

  • Stock Watch for Monday, November 19th, 2012

    We've got a Thanksgiving-shortened trading week in store, and although it's easy to concentrate on who's got the largest turkey and who's offering the best Black Friday deal, this week is intended to give thoughts and thanks to what we do have, with ...

  • Gas Rationing In NYC To Be Extended Over Thanksgiving? Bloomberg Says It's ...

    The worst-hit patches of waterfront neighborhoods, including Rockaways in the Queens borough, and in Staten Island, were being asked to evacuate again.

  • First Black Friday line forms outside Orlando Best Buy

    Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and one Orange County family is planning to have their turkey dinner in a tent in front of an Orlando Best Buy.

  • Holiday travel on upward trend

    SOUTHLAND - (INT) - Thanksgiving holiday travel is predicted to continue bouncing back from the worst of the recession years.

  • 10 things stores won't say about Black Friday

    In its Black Friday announcement, Target said it heard from customers who wanted to start holiday shopping on Thanksgiving night and that the earlier opening gives them "a more convenient way to create an after-dinner shopping event.

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