How Irrationality Can Reduce Traffic Jams

In Singapore, rush hour at the Mass Rapid Transit trains can involve more body contact than a full on TSA pat down, the train so packed you will know whether the guy next to you had garlic toast for breakfast.  Because of this crowding, someone in the Transit office decided to give people a 10% discount if they rode the trains during off-peak hours.  But very few Singaporeans took the…(Read the rest and view comments at Scientocracy)