Tackling the traffic congestion problem:

To compare this, we may want to convert to DALYs – Disability Adjusted Life Year. 42 hours * 100,000 people = 4.2 million person hours per year per 100,000 people. This is 6 full lives per year per 100,000. Across the US, this 6*325 million/100,000 = 19500. Given that the “average” death by car probably occurs near the midpoint of life, and congestion delay also is spread out across life, not just at birth, we could double this for comparability with car deaths. In an earlier post I reported on “Death by Car: Are you more likely to die from a crash or breathing its toxic emissions?

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