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Table 24

ESTIMATED DAILY SUBURBAN PASSENGER TRAFFIC
Between New York and Selected Suburban Airstops


[[12 Column Table]]
|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | Passenger Estimate [[Columns Nine to Eleven]] | Total |
| Airstop Site 1/ | Population Distribution Factor 2/ | Daily Suburban Passengers 3/ | Rail Mileage 4/ | Rail Time 5/ (Minutes) | Helicopter Time 6/ (Minutes) | Rail Fare 7/ | Probable Helicopter Fare 8/ | Diversion Factors 9/ Less than $0.80 20% | Diversion Factors 9/ $0.81-$1.00 15% | Diversion Factors 9/ Over $1.00 10% |   | 
|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
|   |   |   |   |   | (Average for the Areas) [[Columns Six to Seven]] |   |   |   |   |
| Middletown | .07% | 132 | 115 | 115 | 51 | $2.35 | $4.69 |   |   | 13 | 13 |
| Goshen | .02 | 38 | 60 | 102 | 46 | 2.10 | 4.20 |   |   | 4 | 4 |
| Harriman | .02 | 38 | 47 | 80 | 37 | 1.65 | 3.29 |   |   | 4 | 4 |
| Tuxedo Park | .01 | 19 | 38 | 90 | 31 | 1.33 | 2.66 |   |   | 2 | 2 |
| Suffern | .13 | 245 | 32 | 82 | 27 | 1.12 | 2.24 |   |   | 25 | 25 |
| Hawthorne | 2.80 | 5,274 | 20 | 60 | 18 | .70 | 1.40 | 1,055 |   | 1,055 |
| Ridgewood | 2.36 | 4,447 | 15 | 48 | 15 | .53 | 1.05 | 889 |   |   | 889 |
| Princeton | .07 | 132 | 48 | 49 | 38 | 1.68 | 3.36 |   |   | 13 | 13 |
| New Brunswick | .82 | 1,546 | 34 | 52 | 26 | 1.17 | 2.38 |   |   | 155 | 155 |
| Flemington | .01 | 19 | 51 | 112 | 40 | 1.79 | 3.57 |   |   | 2 | 2 |
| Bound Brook | .29 | 546 | 31 | 66 | 26 | 1.10 | 2.17 |   |   | 55 | 55 |
| Plainfield | .80 | 1,507 | 22 | 55 | 20 | .76 | 1.54 | 302 |   |   | 302 |
| Netcong | .06 | 121 | 49 | 158 | 39 | 1.70 | 3.43 |   |   | 12 | 12 |
| Dover | .13 | 245 | 40 | 145 | 32 | 1.39 | 2.80 |   |   | 25 | 25 |
| Morristown | .40 | 755 | 28 | 69 | 24 | .99 | 1.96 |   | 113 |   | 113 |
| Islip | .35 | 659 | 45 | 82 | 36 | 1.58 | 3.15 |   |   | 66 | 66 |
| Babylon | .26 | 489 | 35 | 69 | 29 | 1.23 | 2.45 |   |   | 49 | 49 |
| Port Jefferson | .20 | 377 | 61 | 99 | 47 | 2.14 | 4.27 |   |   | 38 | 38 |
| Huntington | .38 | 528 | 37 | 72 | 30 | 1.31 | 259 |   |   | 53 | 53 |
| Garden City | .93 | 1,753 | 20 | 41 | 18 | .70 | 1.40 | 351 |   |   | 351 |
| Norwalk | .24 | 452 | 41 | 56 | 33 | 1.44 | 2.87 |   |   | 45 | 45 |
| Stamford | .48 | 904 | 33 | 46 | 27 | 1.16 | 2.31 |   |   | 90 | 90 |
| Ridgefield | .02 | 38 | 54 | 115 | 42 | 1.89 | 3.78 |   |   | 4 | 4 |
| Bedford | .11 | 208 | 37 | 74 | 30 | 1.30 | 2.59 |   |   | 21 | 21 |
| Greenwich | .31 | 584 | 28 | 57 | 24 | .98 | 1.96 |   | 88 |   | 88 |
| (Average) |   |   | (39) | (80) | (31) | (1.36) | (2.45) |   |   |   |   |
|   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   | 
  |   | 3,474 |

NOTES:
(1) Includes all communities around airstop station less than 15 minutes driving distance.
(2) Derived from percentage distribution of the "K" formula Pxp/D where P=Manhattan population, p=population of all towns and cities within 50 mile range of New York City; and D=Distance measured in railroad miles.
(3) Column 1 times estimate of 188,427 daily suburban rail passengers. (See Table 23 footnote 4.)
(4) Derived by dividing number of cities in airstop areas into total rail distance from New York. SOURCE: Official Guide of The Railways, December, 1951.
(5) Based on rail schedules. (Cumulative running times for the area cities divided by number of cities in the area.)
(6) Staff calculation based on an 85 M.P.H. speed plus 4 minutes for landing and takeoff. Distance measured in railroad miles.
(7) Column 3 times 3.5¢ per mile. (Based on fares secured from the railroads which showed and average regular fare ticket of 3.5¢ per mile.)
(8) Column 3 times 7¢ per mile. (Based on staff calculations. See Table 10.)
(9) Suburban rail passengers will be diverted to helicopters when the helicopter running time is more than half again as fast as rail time. Where such superiority occurs the percentage of diversion is based upon the cost differential factors shown above. 

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