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The Department of Transportation (DOT) identifies Gridlock Alert Days during the UN General Assembly and throughout the holiday season when heavy traffic is expected in Manhattan. On these Gridlock Alert Days, you should consider walking, biking, or taking mass transit for any trips in Manhattan.

The 2022 Gridlock Alert Days are:

  • Monday, September 19
  • Tuesday, September 20
  • Wednesday, September 21
  • Thursday, September 22
  • Friday, September 23
  • Wednesday, November 16
  • Thursday, November 17
  • Tuesday, November 22
  • Wednesday, November 23
  • Wednesday, November 30
  • Thursday, December 1
  • Friday, December 2
  • Tuesday, December 6
  • Wednesday, December 7
  • Thursday, December 8
  • Friday, December 9
  • Tuesday, December 13
  • Wednesday, December 14
  • Thursday, December 15

DOT identifies these days by collecting and analyzing traffic data from past years. Gridlock Alert Days often come with the holiday season when more visitors travel to the City. 

Learn more about Gridlock Alert Days.

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