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How Do You Get Across Town During Rush Hour?

Photograph by Sean Pavone/via iStock.

DC traffic is not for the faint of heart. But some drivers have secret strategies—shortcuts, if you will—for getting across town in rush hour.

Are you one of them? We’re looking for savvy drivers to share their tips, for an upcoming story. Is there a street you avoid at all costs? An avenue that you love because traffic always zips along? Leave us a comment here or on Facebook, tweet @washingtonian, or e-mail Sherri Dalphonse ( with your best strategies for navigation.

Executive Editor

Sherri Dalphonse joined Washingtonian in 1986. She is the editor in charge of such consumer topics as travel, fitness, health, finance, and beauty, as well as the editor who handles such cover stories as Great Places to Work, Best of Washington, Day Trips, Hidden Gems, Top Doctors, and Great Small Towns. She lives in DC.