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Good Question: When Is Rush Hour?

If you’ve ever been stuck in traffic at 3 p.m., you might wonder where all of those other people are headed. E. Cain wrote to WCCO wondering why the rush that used to start at 5 p.m. now seems to start much earlier. Brian Kary, MnDOT’s Director of Freeway Operations , says rush hour is generally considered between 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., but varies depending on the corridor.

07/29/2013

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Police Hope Taxi Stands Will Reduce Congestion In Uptown

In an effort to alleviate traffic congestion in the busy Uptown area of Minneapolis, additional taxi-stands are opening up.

07/08/2011

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I-494 Ranked Among Nation’s Worst Commutes

How many times have you gotten stuck in traffic along Interstate 494? More times than you can count?

03/30/2011

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Study Finds Mondays Are Best Days For Traffic

While the economy is improving, more people will start heading back to work and that means more traffic on the roads.

03/08/2011

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Traffic Congestion On Metro Freeways On The Rise

Feeling a little backed up on the highway? You’re not alone. A freeway traffic study shows congestion increased between 2009 and 2010 by more than 3 percent.

03/03/2011

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