Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Roadsigns with travel times

Know how long it's goint to take to drive somewhere.
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Have roadsigns that dynamically display current average travel times to indicated destinations as well as absolute distances. This would be based on average speeds derived from pickup loops at strategic points along the route. Most people are more interested in how long it will take to get to a place than how far it actually is.
8th of 7, Jun 19 2002

10th Street Exit http://www.georgia-...LS=10&ROWS=3&TYPE=1
Baked. Here's a link to a sign I see on the way home every day here in Atlanta. [krelnik, Oct 15 2002]

10th Street Exit http://www.georgia-...l?j=gdot&t=cms&i=24
Baked. Here's a link to a sign I see on the way home every day here in Atlanta. [krelnik, Oct 04 2004]

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       Most people can at least estimate the distance-over-rate calculation.
bookworm, Jun 19 2002
  

       I don't understand how this is better than the version available in expensive automobiles. I do understand that you'd want me to pay for it.
phoenix, Jun 20 2002
  

       Destination: Bulkeley
Journey time: Keep driving, pal...
NickTheGreat, Oct 16 2002
  

       We have them all over Melbourne (australia).. As well as a minute figure, a red, orange and green bar (for those who cant read) :P
g00r, Feb 04 2004
  
      
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