Examples of rush hour in a Sentence
We got caught in the morning rush hour.
Recent Examples of rush hour from the Web
The California/Milwaukee Blue Line stop has seen a 109 percent increase in ridership between July 2002 and July 2017 during morning rush hour, the largest increase of any CTA station.
During its peak around rush hour, three inches of snow fell in one hour at the National Weather Service office in White Lake Township.
Najibullah Zazi and two friends were accused of planning to strap explosives to themselves, split up and board packed trains from the Grand Central and Times Square stations at rush hour.
Be careful on the roads through the afternoon hours, especially during rush hour.
Then Cabrera drove north along Interstate 75 and east on Interstate 595, weaving in morning rush hour traffic.
The passenger train derailed Monday after careening around a curve at almost three times the speed limit, hurling passenger cars off an overpass onto rush hour traffic below.
Route 950 runs every 10 to 20 minutes during weekday rush hour and every hour on weekends.
The goal for traffic speeds on the toll lanes would be about 45 mph, still lower than the speed limit but faster than current rush hour traffic, according to IDOT.
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First Known Use of rush hour
RUSH HOUR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rush hour for English Language Learners
: a time during the day early in the morning or late in the afternoon when many people are traveling on roads to get to work or to get home from work
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