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On Economics

Transport

Road Metrics

From Latency to Bandwith

Simple Road Segments

Consider a hypothetical segment of road. Suppose this segment is short enough that all the vehicles on it move at the same speed.

Suppose we wanted to “measure” the “state” of this road, using various metrics. What metrics might we care about?

Distance and Speed

The most “well-known” metric about roads is probably distance. Or the length of the road segment. The other…

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