Millions of people are starting their Christmas travel on Thursday, and the weather has turned nasty just in time. Find out when conditions will be at their worst.
Nearly 113 million people are expected to travel by car, plane and train, a 4 percent increase over last year. With millions of people expected to be on the roads, just a few tweaks to your travel plans could save you time.
This year’s traffic jams have been some of the worst, and local leaders are working with local and federal agencies to improve the George Washington Parkway and other roads before Amazon’s HQ2 arrives.
AAA Mid-Atlantic forecasts that 1.3 million people living in and around the D.C. region this year will be traveling. That’s the most since 2005. And it means travel times could be four times longer over the holiday week. Here’s what you need to know before hitting the road.
As drivers plan their holiday getaway, they’ll have more company than ever before. AAA explains what they project to be the worst time to hit the road before Christmas.
The last time Christmas was on a Sunday, AAA Mid-Atlantic says, the Friday before was the heaviest travel day of the season, especially on the roads. They’re predicting that’ll be the case again this year.
WTOP Traffic Reporter Dave Dildine offers suggestions for the best times to leave town for the holidays, along with some alternate route suggestions.
The number of people traveling this season is expected to top 100 million. Find out when the heaviest day should be.
It\’s hard to imagine that holiday traffic around area
shopping malls could be worse. But VDOT is working behind the scenes to make
things a little better.
Travelers returning from holiday weekend getaways Sunday found themselves stuck in stop-and-go traffic for hours, and it was some of the worst traffic WTOP\’s Director of Traffic and Transit Operations has ever seen.
Choose to leave during off hours and off days, and have other routes in mind to make your trip faster. We\’ve got some suggestions.
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