When’s the last time you heard some futurist or management guru suggest that in the future more of us will be working at the same desk doing routine tasks on a predictable working week schedule?

Never? That’s just one of many problems that advocates of limitless spending on public transport need to keep in mind in dealing with the issue of urban congestion. Increasing urban congestion is said to cost the economy dearly, and if Infrastructure Australia is to be believed, it will cost even…