May 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

In Maryland, 39% of Gas Stations Experience Fuel Shortage on Thursday

Panic at the pumps continued on Thursday with 39% of gas stations in Maryland experiencing fuel shortages, according to data from GasBuddy. On Wednesday, GasBuddy reports that only 15% of gas stations in Maryland were experiencing shortages. This comes after local Montgomery County leaders have warned residents not to hoard gasoline because any shortages are […]

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May 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Algunas Estaciones se han Quedado sin Gasolina

Olney parece ser la zona cero en el condado de Montgomery para las largas filas y la escasez de gasolina, luego de un ataque cibernético que cerró Colonial Pipelines, el sistema de tuberías más grande para productos petroleros refinados en Estados Unidos. El oleoducto de 5.500 millas de largo transporta hasta 3 millones de barriles […]

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May 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Some Stations are Out of Gas but Overall, ‘Montgomery County Is In Pretty Good Shape’

Olney appears to be ground zero in Montgomery County for long lines and gas shortages following a ransomware attack that shut down the Colonial Pipelines, the largest pipeline system for refined oil products in America. The 5,500 mile long pipeline carries up to 3 million barrels of fuel daily between Texas and New York. However, […]

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November 24, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

AAA: Vast Majority Of Marylanders Not Traveling This Thanksgiving

Early indications are that many people around the country are ignoring the CDC’s recommendation to not travel during the Thanksgiving holiday. But in Maryland, it’s a different story. A survey conducted by the Mid-Atlantic AAA indicates nearly 90% of Marylanders are staying home this Thanksgiving. 50% of those cited the COVID-19 pandemic as why they […]

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July 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Worst Days for Travel During July 4th Holiday Weekend

1.2 Million Washington Area Residents Expected to Travel If you have plans to get away for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, you will not be alone in your travels. The auto club, AAA Mid-Atlantic, is projecting a record number of Washington area residents to travel during the long 4th of July holiday weekend.  AAA […]

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July 3, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Más de un millón de personas en el área de DC viajarán este feriado

Se espera que más de 1.2 millones de personas viajen este feriado del 4 de julio. Si tiene planes para el fin de semana festivo del 4 de julio, no estará solo en sus viajes. La organización AAA Mid-Atlantic, proyecta un número récord de residentes del área de Washington DC que viajarán durante el fin […]

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November 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch that will remain in effect until Thursday evening. A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. According to the NWS, snow, ice, and sleet accumulations of one quarter inch or greater are possible throughout […]

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June 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Marylanders Expected to Travel At Record High For Independence Day

Washington D.C. metro travelers will set a new travel record for the Independence Day holiday weekend.  According to AAA-Mid Atlantic, more than one million residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more away from home. “For perspective, travel volume will be 69 percent higher this Fourth of July than the 2009 recession low of […]

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May 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

AAA Officials Urge Drivers to Use Caution Ahead Tuesday’s Heavy Rain

Wet Pavement Contributes To Nearly 1.2 Million Traffic Crashes Each Year With heavy rains in the forecast during rush hour in the Washington D.C. area, AAA Mid-Atlantic officials are urging drivers to use caution on the roads. The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for Montgomery County that begins at 3 p.m. and can […]

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May 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gas Prices Could Rise Due to Iran Deal Decision, AAA Says

Pump prices may climb up to $3.00 per gallon in the Washington metro area this summer due in part to the impact of economic sanctions on Iran, AAA mid-Atlantic warns. “Though anticipated, today’s White House decision brings a wide variety of global and domestic impacts,” said John Townsend II, spokesperson for AAA Mid-Atlantic. “In the […]

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