From the blue cross-hair:
- Green is 10 minutes
- Yellow is 20 minutes
- Red is 30 minutes
Start with a very small network and iterate often. Expanding as fast as the state of the art allows.
Insert spot networks where paybacks are less than 3 years; example O'Hare Airport.
This network would
Employ about 10,000-20,000 people to build and operate.
Cut the typical working family's transportation costs from $10,300 per year to $5,000.
Increasing jobs and disposable income is critical to work out of the recession/depression.
displace 70% of oil-based transportation of people and cargo.
pay for themselves every 4-12 years in oil savings.
Cost for this network and all vehicles and stations is approximately $3 billion; much less than the cost of roads and cars that operate on them.