Millions Hitting The Roads And Skies Today – The Busiest Travel Day Of The Year

Today, the day before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the year, with millions of travelers hitting the roads. According to AAA, about 42.5 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more during this holiday weekend, a four percent increase from last year.

In the Tri-State area, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says it expects more than 5 million people will be using its bridges, tunnels, trains and airports.

NJ Transit trains and buses are running on schedule.

Over 1 million people will be traveling through Newark Liberty, Kennedy, LaGuardia and Stewart International airports.

Some airports are experiencing weather related delays. TLS.

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9 COMMENTS

  1. Happy Thanksgiving to all.

    As the world descends deeper and deeper into chaos, society as a whole breaks down, and World War 3 erupts, our lives will change drastically. Look around at your family, your children, yourself, and be thankful for the little things in life. Everything else won’t matter too much soon.

    Happy Thanksgiving to all.

  2. Gee Thanksgiving must be a big holiday for family if it’s the busiest travel day of the year. No wonder people want the day off to celebrate and give thanks.

  3. in yiddishkeit everyday is thanksgiving.

    there is not a moment that goes by that a person cannot find something that he owes thanksgiving to Hashem

  4. I don’t know what the big deal is about cooking for a family dinner and getting together- we do this EVERY shabbos and yom tov, sometimes even for 3 days straight!!!!!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  5. It is true that everyday and every moment a person can and should give thanksgiving to Hashem. And so it should be, should it not? But I think these people see this as an opportunity to give thanks to Hashem in community with family and friends, to celebrate with family and friends on that special day all that they have to be thankful for. To see their faces and hold them close to their hearts and give thanks for them. For some of these people this might be the one or two times a year they have to get together and thank Hashem for each other.

  6. That everyone should be blessed as you are to have your family so near to have those dinners. Not everyone is so fortunate. Count your blessings and don’t look down on people who are not so blessed. Sometimes we should try not to be so selfish and single minded when responding to other people. We do not live alone on this planet.

  7. #5:

    We also have family dinners; however on Thanksgiving, ALL family attend. They can’t get a flight out and additional days off every weekend.

  8. to # 5 most of us work 6 days a week and can not take off like you can , we also work nights and weekends to to get you to and from places and to let you buy things for your table

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