[FoRK] LA Traffic - solution?

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Fri Aug 31 09:26:40 PDT 2012


Subway's cost about $1B/mile in Southern California.

Eagle Rock to Santa Monica on an average day is 1 hour, no?

Greg

On 8/31/2012 9:15 AM, Lucas Gonze wrote:
>> On 8/31/12 2:49 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
>> We all know what's going to happen:
>> Self-driving fleets of shared (public, private, and/or personal) electric
>> vehicles, plus bicycles.
>
> In LA people used to feel free to get a job from their home. Work in
> Santa Monica, live in Eagle Rock. This made sense because the freeway
> is fast enough when there's no traffic. With the traffic where it is,
> people are working closer to their home.
>
> A key part of the solution is engineering density. Tweak cities so
> that people don't have to travel as much.
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