Traffic is our friend?
March 4, 2014 5:01 PM Subscribe
Afternoon commute: Headed out of town, you drive WITH traffic -- and it sux.
But if you were driving toward town, from the burbs, you'd be driving AGAINST traffic. And that's a breeze. See the paradox?
posted by LonnieK to Grab Bag (20 answers total)
Going with traffic is bad, going against traffic is good.
I once heard a perfect phrase that captured this. We were in an office in a Detroit suburb, arranging our trip downtown to the auto show, and deciding when to go.
Best bet: Go down at 5, when all the traffic is outbound. We'll be AGAINST traffic, which is best -- but it doesn't sound best.
Somebody said, 'Let's go down at 5, when traffic's [--------].
It was poetry. Fill in the blank, O Hive.