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View Poll Results: Most intimidating for a visitor to drive in?
Boston 64 34.97%
New York 102 55.74%
Philadelphia 14 7.65%
Baltimore 6 3.28%
DC 16 8.74%
Pittsburgh 8 4.37%
Detroit 5 2.73%
Cleveland 1 0.55%
Cincinnati 2 1.09%
Chicago 14 7.65%
Denver 0 0%
Seattle 8 4.37%
San Fransisco 26 14.21%
LA 30 16.39%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 183. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-24-2018, 09:38 AM
 
Location: Lil Rhodey
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New York is crowded as hell, but its all a grid. Some Boston roads look like paved cow paths.
That's because they ARE paved cow paths lol
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Old 04-24-2018, 05:04 PM
 
Location: Boston/UpstateNY/FL
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Miami imo is the worst driving eriod. BY FAR

Boston most aggresive.

New York most gridlock.

LA most freeway traffic.
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Old 04-24-2018, 06:30 PM
 
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Other than width of lanes, if you have any urban driving experience, I don't see what's intimidating about driving through Philly. It's mostly a true grid system, save for a few locations. Most streets are one way. East/West streets are named and North/South are numbered. There's no 14th St., though - that's Broad St. Center City addresses are generally easy to find. If you're looking for 720 Chestnut St, for example, it'll be in between 7th and 8th St. for the 700 block. Philly has a very simple street system, not a lot of mystery to it, especially if you remember to not block the box.


Parking in Philly, on the hand, well...
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Old 04-25-2018, 09:22 AM
 
Location: Clemson, SC by way of Tyler,TX
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miami parking
lmao.
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Old 04-26-2018, 01:11 AM
 
Location: 'greater' Buffalo, NY
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I found NYC easier to drive in than expected. NJ, though....
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Old 04-26-2018, 06:07 AM
 
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Other than width of lanes, if you have any urban driving experience, I don't see what's intimidating about driving through Philly. It's mostly a true grid system, save for a few locations. Most streets are one way. East/West streets are named and North/South are numbered. There's no 14th St., though - that's Broad St. Center City addresses are generally easy to find. If you're looking for 720 Chestnut St, for example, it'll be in between 7th and 8th St. for the 700 block. Philly has a very simple street system, not a lot of mystery to it, especially if you remember to not block the box.


Parking in Philly, on the hand, well...
How aggressive Philly drivers are, along with how super narrow the streets and lanes are, and the sometimes non ideal condition of the streets can make Philly among the most intimidating cities for visiting drivers. Not to mention the tight, and often lack of parking.
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Old 04-26-2018, 07:01 AM
 
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I found NYC easier to drive in than expected. NJ, though....
The only people that that I see struggling to drive in Jersey are the ones doing ONLY 65 in a 50 in the left lane and they almost always have NY plates

NYC isn't that bad if you're used to normal city driving. I am. But for many people born and raised in the suburbs and smaller cities, NYC can be intimidating because of the size, the narrow streets, the crazy cabbies, the tunnel/bridge entrances/exits, etc. Jersey should technically be easy to drive in because it's suburban and full of highways, but the on/off ramps can be downright terrifying to figure out here, everyone (including me) drives like they're running late to pick up a million dollars, and the potholes are outrageous.
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Old 04-30-2018, 06:30 PM
 
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The only people that that I see struggling to drive in Jersey are the ones doing ONLY 65 in a 50 in the left lane and they almost always have NY plates

NYC isn't that bad if you're used to normal city driving. I am. But for many people born and raised in the suburbs and smaller cities, NYC can be intimidating because of the size, the narrow streets, the crazy cabbies, the tunnel/bridge entrances/exits, etc. Jersey should technically be easy to drive in because it's suburban and full of highways, but the on/off ramps can be downright terrifying to figure out here, everyone (including me) drives like they're running late to pick up a million dollars, and the potholes are outrageous.
NYC is the only city I've driven in that has intimidated me based on the number of pedestrians, not other cars on the road.
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Old 05-02-2018, 10:34 PM
 
Location: Nashville, TN
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New York and Boston are definitely type A cities. Cincinnati nor Cleveland should be on the list, very easy cities to get around. Los Angeles....chile...*frowns*
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Old 05-05-2018, 05:26 PM
 
Location: Lakeland, Florida
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Florida. Everyone of the ridiculous Metros down here
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