BOSTON — On the Logan Airport ridesharing pickup line, discovering an Uber or Lyft experience wasn’t the most important drawback for these getting back from July 4 journeys.
“It lasted about two minutes. I believe my husband is right here,” Victoria Izsa stated as her Uber driver pulled up.
The stop-and-go site visitors into the town was probably the most annoying. These are the delays you warned transportation authorities about now that the Sumner Tunnel is closed for repairs.
“I attempt to not take the airport rides,” stated Uber driver Kassandra Hernandez.
It’s a huge headache that began early Wednesday morning and lasted till the top of August.
Hernandez instructed WBZ-TV that she’s going to keep away from East Boston in any respect prices.
“It’s so irritating as a result of in the event you’re simply selecting up one or two individuals, you lose three or 4 hours of the day,” Hernandez defined.
Meaning vehicles should journey three to 4 hours towards the Ted Williams Tunnel, an alternate route for these touring to and from East Boston.
“It’s extra difficult on the weekend,” Hernandez added.
And we’re not even in the midst of it but. The day after the lengthy Financial institution Vacation weekend, the journey by the Ted Williams Tunnel that might have taken 5 minutes took 20 minutes. And it wasn’t even rush hour. Subsequent week would be the actual check when individuals on vacation for the vacations return to work.
“I’ve my automotive right here, so I plan for there to be loads of site visitors to and from work right here,” Izsa stated.
Right here’s some mild on the finish of the tunnel: the Blue Line can be free for passengers till the top of August.
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