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.
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