I live in Austin. It is one if the worst US cities for traffic congestion.
Understanding the "nature of the beast" helps one to better survive and adapt.
example, as a school teacher, I always preferred working in my
classroom until the traffic died down after 7:00pm. rather than wasting
an extra half hour an suffering the extra wear and tear and energy on my
vehicle and myself. I didn't have to trundle papers home and when I did
get home, I was in a good mood knowing that I was done for the day and
my classroom was ready for action in the morning. And I slept better,
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I live by my INRIX traffic app: