MTA announces traffic jam alert days this holiday season in New York

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced at least 14 days of traffic jam alert in New York City for the 2022 Christmas season.

It is estimated that the first traffic jam alert day of the Christmas season will be next Wednesday, November 16, followed by 13 more days until the end of the year.

For its part, the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) chose the days when it is expected to experience the highest amount of vehicular traffic as gridlock alert days.

These are the following alert days:

Thursday, November 17

  • Tuesday, November 22
  • Wednesday, November 23
  • Wednesday, November 30
  • Thursday, December 1
  • Friday, December 2
  • Tuesday, December 6
  • Wednesday December 7
  • Thursday, December 8
  • Friday, December 9
  • Tuesday, December 13
  • Wednesday December 14
  • Thursday, December 15

“The MTA offers the most affordable and convenient means of travel year-round, especially during the holiday season when traffic is high and people are out and about,” said New York City Transit President Richard Davey.

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