Traffic Apps Creating Congestion In LA Neighborhoods

Same-day deliveries within Los Angeles require an intimate knowledge of streets so the driver can take shortcuts when traffic is heavy. In recent months we have noticed that many of our best kept secret shortcuts have been experiencing heavy traffic. In some cases the shortcuts have become more of a traffic jam than even the 101 or 405. Well now we know why.  

Traffic apps like Waze and Google Maps are directing traffic around congested areas and in some cases creating new congestion problems in Southern California neighborhoods.

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