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Memorial Day Travel down due to pandemic

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Memorial Day Travel down due to pandemic

Memorial Day Travel down due to pandemic

This year, Memorial Day weekend travel is expected to be one of the slowest ever recorded.

ABC's Adrienne Bankert reports.

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BE ONE OF THE SLOWEST EVERRECORDED.ABC'S ADRIENNE BANKERT HAS ALOOK AT NEW TRAFFIC NUMBERS.I'M ADRIAN BENKERT AT LAGUARDIAAIRPORT.LOOK BEHIND US.NOT ONE PERSON IN LINE HERE THEMORNING OF MEMORIAL DAY.USUALLY THIS WOULD BE SLAMMED.AND THINK ABOUT ALL THEBUSINESS SURROUNDING LAGUARDIA.RENTAL CAR COMPANIES, TAXICABS, THE FOOD COURT, ALL AGHOST TOWN.NOW, TSA SAYING THAT THEY HAVESCREENED THREE HUNDRED FIFTYTHOUSAND PASSENGERS ON FRIDAYOF THIS WEEKEND.NOW, THAT'S THE HIGHEST NUMBERSINCE MARCH 22ND.HOWEVER, TO PUT THAT INPERSPECTIVE, TRAVEL IS STILLDOWN 88 PERCENT COMPARED TO THESAME TIME LAST YEAR.THINK ABOUT ROAD TRIPS TOTRIPLE A SAYING TRAVEL IS WAYDOWN.TRAVEL ANALYTICS COMPANY INRIXSAYS THAT SPEEDS IN CITIESUSUALLY KNOWN FOR GRIDLOCK LIKENEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES ARE UP50 PERCENT AND PEOPLE ARESHIFTING THE WAY THEY MAY BEVACATIONING.A LOT MORE PEOPLE ARE RENTINGARV'S FOR THE SUMMER.BUT ACCORDING TO A HARRIS POLL,50 PERCENT OF PEOPLE SAY THATTHEY'LL POSTPONE ANY LEISURELYTRAVEL UNTIL TWENTY TWENTY ONE.ADRIAN BENKERT, ABC NEWS.LAGUARDIA AIRPORT.COMPANI




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