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.
- California’s @Scott_Wiener Bill 35: if a community is not meeting housing goals, new projects that meet current zon… https://t.co/41byr43DGY, 11 hours ago
- Environmentalists oppose housing development where jobs are. This creates huge social and environmental ills, as pe… https://t.co/3HpI6jxkxv, 12 hours ago
- Single family zoning was invented to further racial segregation, explains @Scott_Wiener ...we’ve got to repair that… https://t.co/tCOZIcFp8S, 12 hours ago