August 4, 2016
Plastic Bags, Behavioural Nudges and The Big Squeeze!
Our traditional solution to capacity bottlenecks has been to build greater physical flexibility into the system: faster, longer, more frequent or roomier. It’s a proven approach, and we still [just about] cope on what is largely an anachronistic Transport skeleton. But at some point the combination of cost, constructability and appetite will mean making things bigger or faster returns little long term value – we’ll spend huge quantities not to gain but to maintain a status-quo.