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Marylanders are navigating a travel surge as they return home from Labor Day weekend, ahead of a shortened workweek. Experts had forecasted a hectic time on the roads and at airports, with AAA projecting that all modes of travel would be higher than last year.
Despite the surge, many travelers have reported smooth travels and shorter wait times than expected. Officials credit this to increased staffing, improved technology at airports, and better traffic management on highways.
As the travel surge continues, officials remind travelers to take precautions and follow posted guidelines and instructions from law enforcement. They are also urging travelers to be patient and allow extra travel time, as delays and congestion are still possible.
Busy Travel Season Comes to a Close
As the busy Labor Day travel season comes to a close, officials are reflecting on the successes and challenges of the weekend. Despite the surge in travel, many travelers reported smooth travels and shorter wait times than expected.
Officials credit this to increased staffing and improved technology at airports, as well as better traffic management on highways. They also highlight the importance of continued investment in transportation infrastructure and technology to improve the travel experience for all.
As the travel season ends, officials remind travelers to stay safe and follow posted guidelines and instructions from law enforcement. They also thank travelers for their patience and cooperation during the busy holiday weekend.