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Posted on: December 22, 2019

In the News: AAA Texas Predicts Record Travel Season

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Saturday marked the start of what’s expected to be a record-breaking holiday travel season.

AAA Texas projects that 9.3 million people across the state will be on the move between Dec. 21 and Jan. 1, with 8.6 million of those Texans taking to the road.

This year’s travel projection is the highest since AAA Texas started tracking travel data in 2000, according to a press release. Global transportation analytics company INRIX said delays will be the worst on Dec. 26, as afternoon delays reach almost double congestion-free drive times in major cities across the country. Houston — specifically I-69 westbound — is projected to have some of the most congested corridors in the U.S. According to INRIX, I-69 West will have about seven times the normal delays right before 5 p.m. Dec. 26

Source:  The Eagle, 12/22/2019

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