Rory Sutherland Rory Sutherland

The reason Britain’s big infrastructure projects ‘fail’

In 2012 I finished a meeting in Berlin and headed to Tegel airport. Apparently mine was a historic flight, since the airport was to close that very week. Future flights would soon land at the wondrous new Berlin Brandenburg airport, which would be opening ‘within months’.

Seven years later, planes still fly into Tegel.

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