Let me start this post by saying that as a technology professional, I hate bottlenecks.
In saying as much, I’m probably preaching to the choir; almost ALL of us struggle with bottlenecks in our daily lives. Traffic jams are usually caused by a bottleneck – the reduction of lanes from 4 to 2, for instance – that results in more traffic per available lane. Since two cars cannot peacefully occupy the same space on the road, a reduction in lanes during a heavy traffic period means that fewer cars can move through that obstructed zone at a time, resulting in a backup as faster-moving traffic piles up behind the slower-moving obstructed zone. Read More »