The crux of the problem with transportation is that . . . everyone wants the same thing at the same time, feels entitled to it and doesn’t want to pay more, or differently. And that’s not all . .
The concept of ‘Peak Car’ responds to the fact that developed countries around the world are seeing car traffic level off rather than increase in line with forecasts like this, and that in dense urban areas traffic levels are declining. And the inaccuracy (of traditional forecasting methods) has always been one way – massively overestimating the amount of driving people will do. A major report today from the UK shows some of the factors behind patterns of car use, and how policies can change future trends. Continue reading