RE: changing traffic lights by the force of your personality

From: Emlyn O'regan (
Date: Sun Feb 10 2002 - 17:59:44 MST

> Like Mr. Jones said, a market-based solution is a favorable
> one, but letting
> people set the value of their time does not sound like a good
> implementation, as there is absolutely no motivation to set
> the value of
> your time at what it "really" is. If I can do more by setting
> my time's
> value to "high," why would I opt to sit at a traffic light? I
> do really like
> the idea of prioritizing the traffic light system, though.
> Kenneth Hurst

Because the value you set corresponds to $$$. It actually costs you more
money to raise your priority.


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