Behavioural economists have demonstrated that when it comes to maximizing utility–or what you and I might call happiness–we constantly fail to make the best decisions. We get it wrong as individuals, as city-builders, and as politicians. As my own region teetered on the brink of making some bad decisions, I had a chance to reflect on how we might choose a happier urban future, as part of TransLink/SFU ‘Rethinking Transportation’ series.
- We just helped a country create new rules for building happier residential communities. Excited to see how this sha… https://t.co/BlH6b3kvAg, Jan 15
- Fantastic analysis of modern anger culture: “My anger has become a burden,” writes @cduhigg. “Perhaps yours has too… https://t.co/vrOz0jrREF, Jan 15
- Redesigning Cities to Support Seniors Stuck in Suburban Sprawl via @TheTyee https://t.co/EFWANwkM8L, Jan 14