Taking The Guesswork Out Of Drive Time

Can't sleep easy until you've caught the weather forecast on the 11 o'clock news? Someday, you may also be able to find out the next day's traffic outlook as well. John D. Leonard, a civil engineer at Georgia Institute of Technology, is developing a computer-based model that he hopes will give commuters, delivery drivers, and anyone else navigating today's congested highways a prediction of the time it will take to get between two points within a city--and allow them to adjust their plans accordingly.

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