car traffic

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: traffic - cars coming and goingcar traffic - cars coming and going    
vehicle traffic, vehicular traffic - the aggregation of vehicles coming and going in a particular locality
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Car traffic in the area was closed as police investigated the situation.
The Channel Tunnel operator said it notched up records for truck and passenger car traffic in the third quarter, despite fears the plunging pound would put Britons off travelling abroad.
in dornych building capacity created four-lane road, ready to divert a significant portion of car traffic from the city center.
Car traffic is often only possible because sufficient numbers of people use public transport.
Hidalgo said she wanted to prove the city could still function even without car traffic.
Widened the paths by about 20 foot (love to know where all the extra people are coming from)converged two lanes of car traffic into one and thats on the main east/west roads in and out of the city, couple of extra sets of traffic lights so especially in peak times the traffic is more or less stopped.
BUILDING more roads while car traffic is dropping is "ridiculous", former Olympic cycling champion Chris Boardman has said.
Doing so would reduce CO2 emissions by at least 50 million tonnes a year, prevent 3,000 fatal accidents annually, limit congestion in cities through a 10% to 15% cut in car traffic and create four million new jobs, they explain.
Munich police restricted car traffic at the Oktoberfest and detained two Islamic extremists after al-Qaeda threats against Germany suggested the world's largest beer festival could be a terror target.
Giving up just one car journey a week would take 10% of car traffic off our roads, giving us healthier journeys, cleaner air and quieter streets.
Delanoe is hoping for a 40 percent reduction in car traffic in Paris by 2020.
Velib was conceived by Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe, who is aiming for a 40 percent reduction in car traffic by 2020.