3. I'd use exclamation marks, or at least one in the first sentence.
5. I think bumper-to-bumper should have hyphens, but I haven't looked it up.
9. This implies that after the first of the year, the security will not be as strict. Is that what you meant? If so, okay.
10. To a site, through an area. (Otherwise, it sounds like the bus is going to go blasting through the wall at Independence Hall.)
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