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Mopac express lane

Discussion in 'Austin' started by TheDan, Dec 30, 2016.

  1. Vaquero

    Vaquero Pre-ban Staff Member Admin

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    I drove 310 miles today.
    Most of it on 114.
    Traffic was nil.
    Scenery was awesome.

    Mopac sucks.
     


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  2. Darkpriest667

    Darkpriest667 Well-Known

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    I've driven in every major city in the US except NYC... Austin is by far the worst... It's a city of 1 million people with the road infrastructure for a city of 250k... MOPAC is a nightmare... Austin is the only place I've ever been where I was in a traffic jam at 1am for no reason.
     
  3. pronstar

    pronstar Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    Regular occurrence in LA/Southern CA

    The worst was when caltrans ran road-cleaning sweeper trains during rush hour. Happened at least twice a month on my hour-long commute.

    But I do agree Austin is bad.
     
  4. TheDan

    TheDan DEPLORABLE TGT Supporter

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    I average about 14mph to and from work :p
     
  5. Armybrat

    Armybrat Active Member

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    If going to visit family in South Austin from Brushy Creek by Round Rock, we usually take 45 to 130 down to 71 then over to Ben White.
     
  6. AustinN4

    AustinN4 TGT Addict

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    That is because you are slow.
     
  7. TheDan

    TheDan DEPLORABLE TGT Supporter

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    :roflfunny:
     
  8. jmohme

    jmohme New Member

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    I call it "No Go No Mo pac"
    I really try my best not to drive in Austin at all.
     
  9. lightflyer1

    lightflyer1 Member

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    I just try and drive at off hours when possible and avoid the toll roads.
     
  10. TheDan

    TheDan DEPLORABLE TGT Supporter

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    I really don't know why I keep trying it out... Was going pretty good for a bit, but then we got stuck behind this road crew going 17mph :banghead:

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