[General] to travel into the city

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'Heavy snow disrupted travel into the city this morning.'

What does 'travel into the city' mean? Does it mean
a) travel inside the same city for example from one street to another
b) travel from for example from city A to city B
c) or something else?
 

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The "into the city" in your original refers to the direction of travel of the people whose journeys were disrupted by snow.
 

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If I'd like to say that heavy snow disrupted travel inside the city I'd say:

1. Heavy snow disrupted travel around the city this morning.
or
2.
Heavy snow disrupted travel over the city this morning.
or
3.
Heavy snow disrupted travel in the city this morning.

Am I right?
 
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For many (if not all) big cities, the primary traffic in the morning is people commuting into the city. Reverse in the afternoon/evening.

Major routes (like those used for commuters) are the primary roads to receive attention during snow storms. If that travel is disrupted, it goes without saying that travel within the city, especially on secondary and neighborhood streets is disrupted even more.
 
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