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Could overnight deliveries be the solution to traffic congestion?

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You’ve seen the large trucks double parked, blocking travel lanes — or taking up precious parking spaces — while making their deliveries. It happens daily downtown, often at the height of the morning rush hour. Now federal transportation officials are looking for a solution to get the delivery trucks blamed for clogging the roads off the streets during the busiest hours of the day. The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a pilot program to encourage overnight deliveries in an effort to relieve congestion on city streets. The District started experimenting with this idea last spring, also hoping to reduce congestion…

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