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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Holiday Travel Forecast: Fewer On Roads; New Pier For Ocean City

The Maryland State Highway Administration will be placing these signs around 
Ocean City to remind pedestrians to use crosswalks. It's part of an effort to 
reduce pedestrian fatalities. (Photo by WBAL's Robert Lang)

It appears that fewer Marylanders will travel over the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend compared to last year.

A survey released by AAA Mid-Atlantic indicates 718,200 Marylanders will take at least a 50-mile round trip away from home during a period of Thursday through Monday.

The survey found that number is about 1.2% lower compared to last year.

The survey found 653,600 Marylanders will travel by car, about the same number as last year. Fewer people will be traveling by air or other forms of travel.



Anonymous said...

I find this signage too and of its self will cause accidents by people distracted reading it.

Anonymous said...

They are dumb looking signs.

Anonymous said...

Put a chair in a crosswalk, sit down, and start waving a sign at 11:30 at night and see what happens!