rush hour


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rush hour

the period of time when heavy traffic is moving into or out of a city. This is the slowest rush hour I have ever been in. Traffic is almost in gridlock.
See also: hour, rush
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While straightforward to play, Rush Hour turned out to be considerably more challenging to the computer than Blocks World is.
Commuters in Los Angeles experience the worst traffic congestion overall, the evening rush hour is no exception.
But Westwood councillor David Skinner is concerned the work on the campus in Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, may result in even more traffic on roads which already get congested at rush hours.
20pm as the evening rush hour of train, Tube and bus commuters got into full swing.
Despite the objections the county council highways committee approved the bus lane at a meeting on Tuesday after hearing that Mr Tunstall said computerised modelling suggested the queues will be no longer at rush hour than they are now.
The rush hour concerts at Symphony Hall start at 6.
Nothing in Rush Hour is original but put it all together and the combination is dynamite.
In Edinburgh, diversions caused by the partial closure of Princes Street will have their first real test in this morning's rush hour.
Coleshill Road was closed in both directions near to its junction with A4040 Bromford Lane after the collision during the early part of yesterday's morning rush hour.
A BURNING lorry caused long delays on the M6 near Coventry throughout morning rush hour yesterday.
Image: Helium-voiced funnyman Best known for: Starring in the Rush Hour movies alongside Jackie Chan Early life: Christopher Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia on August 31, 1972 and is one of six children.
The exhibition, Rush Hour, is the first time the space in the Arlington Cafe area of the building has been used as a gallery.
I have lived on this road for 25 years so I think I know a bit about the traffic flow, especially in rush hour.
There were lengthy delays when a car and a motorbike crashed on the Felling Bypass during rush hour.