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traffic capacity
June 14, 2011, 2:29 pm
Filed under: betaCITY, Cities, Energy, Transit | Tags: , ,

A basic formula of traffic engineering states that one lane of limited access highway can accommodate 2300 cars per hous, while one lane of light rail can accommodate 40,000 passengers per hour.

J.M. Kunstler, The Geography of Nowhere

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