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The most lenient shita for a reshus horabim i have ever heard of is that 600,000 people must pass on the road EVERY day.

Do any roads with daily CAPACITY for 600,000 people exist today?

Do any roads actualy fulfill this shita - have 600,000 people pass everyday? Without counting cars?

I am not asking about any other one of the requierments for a reshus horabim, just for roads that have the capacity/travel of 600,000 people.

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    Are you counting people in cars? Do the roads have to be perfectly straight?
    – Double AA
    Commented Feb 22, 2016 at 21:47
  • Yes im counting cars, No the question has nothing to with straightness Commented Feb 22, 2016 at 22:00
  • I-10? I-95? I-5? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan-American_Highway Commented Feb 23, 2016 at 1:32
  • Actually, it's not clear people in cars should be counted. Commented Feb 24, 2016 at 15:48
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    I fail to see how this question is on topic. The relationship between the question and the applicability of halakhah is taken off the table. One doesn't need to know whether there are 2 such streets on the whole planet or 2 million to understand any of Judaism. Commented Feb 24, 2016 at 16:59

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I guess one is the roads by meka

Since for the hajj millions of people come to one place in one day

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  • This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post. - From Review Commented Apr 26, 2016 at 1:41
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    @sabbahillel Does it not answer Do any roads with daily CAPACITY for 600,000 people exist today?
    – hazoriz
    Commented Apr 26, 2016 at 1:42
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I was told that major boulevards such as Fifth Avenue in New York can be counted as a reshus harabim.

If we only count foot traffic, look here: link Now just add the cars and we should be set.

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  • How about the Cross Bronx Expy/GW Bridge even just during Rush Hours? They most likely do it....
    – Gary
    Commented Feb 22, 2016 at 23:45
  • The GWB only has 280,000 vehicles a day including >1000 buses (nyc.gov/html/dot/downloads/pdf/… page 220-223) Commented Feb 23, 2016 at 10:38
  • @SamuelManuel So what is the assumed average passengers per vehicle? considering we're dealing with buses and HOV, a 2:1 ratio isn't unreasonable... Commented Feb 23, 2016 at 19:45

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