If you’ve never found yourself inching along on Interstate 35 or MoPac Boulevard and filled the time wondering where in the heck all those people came from, it’s safe to say that you don’t get out much.
Austin traffic snarls are not only surefire conversation starters but a handy, one-word excuse for tardiness. Show up late somewhere and all you have say is “traffic.” That’s sure to elicit sympathetic nods and knowing smiles in reply. You also get slack for adding that once you got there, there was no parking.
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