NYC Holiday Gridlock Alert Days 2019

The New York City Department of Transportation has released the following list of the busiest traffic days of the year into the city as people prepare for the holidays. These days, known as Gridlock Alert Days, can make your trip up to three times longer than a normal trip into NYC. Please plan accordingly. 

Visit to check the service status of subways, buses, Metro North Railroad and Long Island Railroad. For street closure information, visit NYPD Newsroom

2019 Holiday Gridlock Alert Days
• Friday, Nov. 15
• Wednesday, Nov. 20
• Wednesday, Nov. 27
• Friday, Dec. 6
• Wednesday, Dec. 11
• Thursday, Dec. 12
• Friday, Dec. 13
• Wednesday, Dec. 18
• Thursday, Dec. 19
• Friday, December 20

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About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.


Melanie Hinton, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, ABA
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