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