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Friday drivers can park on the street without feeding the meter or worrying about moving their cars during rush hour.

"I think it's great although I worry about it being on crowded streets where the commuters are," said one driver on Wisconsin Ave NW Friday morning.

Commuters should watch out for possible delays during rush hour this afternoon, as cars navigate around vehicles parked in high traffic lanes.

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