Travelers can find traffic information by calling 511 or by visiting the United States Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration website. Each state has its own DOT information, and many regions offer information about current traffic conditions, expected construction sites and road closures.Continue Reading
Dialing 511 is not available in all regions, but it is available in most major cities, and it offers timely updates every few minutes. The 511 service offers updates on many different conditions, including public transportation interruptions, fares, routes, weather conditions, road conditions, schedules and many other services. The 511 service also offers more route-specific information than other services.
There are many different causes for traffic, including:
There are many other resources for travelers available, including: