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What does FFS stand for?

FFS stands for Free Flow Speed (highway capacity, civil engineering)

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1 (South Dixie Highway) Length of Journey 161 miles (3 hours 12 minutes) Worst Corridor From Downtown Miami to Kendall Average Speed 26 mph Travel Time w/Traffic 6 hours 11 minutes Miami to Hollywood, FL (Hard Rock Seminole) Route I-95 and FL-91 (Ronald Reagan Turnpike) Length of Journey 23 miles (30 minutes) Worst Corridor No obvious bottleneck Average Speed 35 mph Travel Time w/Traffic 39 minutes West Palm Beach, FL INRIX has already identified almost free flow speeds towards Hollywood, with the key pain point the Dolphin Expressway from Miami.
While the general impact of congestion on freight is most significant during AM and PM peak travel times at a majority of the locations, there are several areas included in the study that experience slower than free flow speeds (which is set at 55 mph for this research) 24 hours per day.