Get Where You Need to Be: Fairfax Prepares Day 29

day 29 iconAs we know from experience, our transportation patterns may need to change in response to storms — snow, hurricanes, floods and tornadoes.

By staying off the roads during the worst of the weather, departments of transportation and public safety personnel are more easily able to access roads and respond more quickly to residents in need of emergency services.

It may require you to adjust your schedule, but leaving early enough to avoid bad weather and traffic gridlock caused by slippery road conditions is worth the investment. Thinking strategically about your travel and where you really need to be will require some planning and thought.

The phrase to keep in mind: Get where you need to be before the weather gets bad.

Exclamation point iconTHE ASK: Think about your commute. Do you have alternate routes home in case there’s a need to modify your path? Think about, explore and plan for alternate routes now.


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