Browse Publications Technical Papers 2000-01-5577

Benefits of Door-to-Door Travel Time Reduction to US Economy 2000-01-5577

This paper describes the advantages of door-to-door private transportation system and the benefits to the U.S. business community, industry and economy. Annually millions of travel time hours are lost by traveling population caught in traffic jams due to overcrowded freeways. The average speed during rush hours drops to 16-20 mph and it can take up to two hours to get from suburbs to the place of business and vice versa. Door-to-door travel time reduction for trips up to 400 miles, using one mode of transportation and the existing infrastructure, is possible with a vehicle like the Advanced Flying Automobile.


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