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Some 54 million Americans to travel this Thanksgiving

 

November 14, 2018

Source: INRIX

Worst times to hit the road in America's largest cities

AAA projects 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase compared to last year. The 2018 holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume in more than a dozen years (since 2005), with 2.5 million more people taking to the nation's roads, skies, rails and waterways compared with last year. For the 48.5 million Americans planning a Thanksgiving road trip, INRIX, a global mobility analytics company, predicts travel times in the most congested cities in the U.S. could be as much as four times longer than a normal trip.

"Consumers have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season: higher wages, more disposable inc...



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