AAA | June 21, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla., June 21, 2018 -- A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday, an increase of more than 5 percent compared with last year and the highest number since AAA started tracking 18 years ago. For the 39.7 million Americans planning a Fourth of July road trip, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, predicts travel times in the most congested cities in the U.S. could be twice as long than the normal trip, with Tuesday being the busiest day. "This Independence Day will be one for the record books, as more Americans take to the nation's roads,...
AAA: Nearly 42 Million Americans Will Kick Off Summer with a Memorial Day Getaway – The Most in More Than a Dozen Years
AAA | May 14, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla., May 14, 2018 -- Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and Americans will kick off the season by traveling in near-record numbers. According to AAA, more than 41.5 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend, nearly 5 percent more than last year and the most in more than a dozen years. With nearly 2 million additional people taking to planes, trains, automobiles and other modes of transportation, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, expects travel delays on major roads could be up to three times longer than normal, with the busiest days being Thursday and Friday (May 24-25) as commuter...
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