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More than 54 million Americans to travel this Thanksgiving

Nov 20, 2018 2:00 pm
[Triple A] AAA is reporting 54.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving. That number represents a 4.8 percent increase over the number of U.S. travelers last year. The upcoming holiday weekend will see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005. INRIX, a global mobility analytics company, predicts travel times in the most congested U.S. cities could be as much as four times longer than a normal trip. In New York, INRIX projects the worse time to travel in and around the metropolitan area will be between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Tue., Nov. 20. In most locations, the best days to travel will be Thanksgiving Day, Friday or Saturday. Drivers should expect increased travel times on Sunday as most holiday travelers will be making their way home after the long weekend. Read the full rundown at the [Triple A] AAA website.