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How about a detour?

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by Katy McElroy

The Friday that marks the beginning of Spring Break and the first weekend of the South by Southwest festival is historically a traffic nightmare. Because of this, the city of Austin is recognizing March 9, 2018, as ATX Detour Day. Detour Day is an effort to “encourage employers and employees, especially downtown, to think about alternative commute options for this day and the week after.” Ways to “detour” from your usual commute include teleworking, biking, using public transit and carpooling. Use the hashtag #ATXDetourDay to inspire your friends to join the effort to reduce congestion during these busy times.

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