Problem

Inadequate transport planning

Other Names:
Bad road traffic planning
Nature:
When planning road transportation systems, it is standard to build a road system to handle the volume of traffic that is predicted 15 years into the future. Planning for a shorter term is inefficient.
Incidence:
The London orbital was not able to handle normal traffic from the moment that it opened.
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
19.04.1999 – 00:00 CEST