Picture worth 1000 Words Dept: 15,000 People Per Hour

Shown are the widths of rights-of-way required to move 15,000 people in an hour. The street needs 119 metres (390 feet) while the rail rapid transit needs only 8 metres. (26 feet). Remarkably, the street is at 100% capacity and the rail line is only at 65%. Perhaps our infrastructure investments should not be in highways....From Vuchic's Transportation for Livable Cities via ::Frumination via ::Kottke

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