Dreaming of Networked Cars

Brad Templeton dreams about a world of mini robot cars and the infrastructure savings that would result.
May 19, 2010, 1pm PDT | Tim Halbur
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Templeton writes, "Small, lightweight vehicles require far less expensive road. Various estimates I have seen for multi-use paths suitable for people, bikes and golf carts range around $100K to $200K per mile, though I have heard of projects which, thanks to the wonders of government contracting, soar up to $1M per mile. On the other hand, typical urban streets cost $2M to $3M per mile, an order of magnitude more."

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Published on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 in Brad Ideas
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