Originally Posted by Xtremity
all you guys outside of the tristate and california have NO IDEA what traffic is like..
Can you spell Beltway? We have two of them around here, and although they have 55 mph speed limits, they also serve as parking lots for most of the working day. Also, I suspect you have nothing in your neighborhood quite so much fun as the Chesapeake bay bridge, which sseems to back up to the next county on a really busy day. Try a Navy football game and a boat show to make a weekend complete. One rush hour I had to go from Annapolis to the Dulles airport vicinity. It took more than 2 and a half hours going and more than three hours returning. Some of the areas around here, for example I 495 between I 95 and I 270, are very reminscent of the Douglaston area of the L.I.E..