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Traffic management system

Measures to stop blockages in supermarket aisles
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How about a meeting area in every other aisle so that customers can talk in an area to the side of an aisle thus allowing others to pass. A trolly "traffic warden" could direct talkers to one of these areas so that congestion is minimised.
tarby, Jan 24 2002

Jutta is right - it is more a lanes idea http://www.halfbake...dea/trolley_20lanes
.........as opposed to an area for people to chat [po, Jan 25 2002]


       An interesting idea, but it'll never happen.
phoenix, Jan 24 2002

       I don't think it would be very long before the supermarkets used the extra space for setting up more merchandise displays.
TeaTotal, Jan 24 2002

       Baked in all 3 of my Grandfathers Supermarkets
thumbwax, Jan 25 2002

       You have three grandfathers?
hippo, Jan 25 2002

       Yes. Paternal, Maternal, Step-Maternal. The Step-Grandfather was the one referred to. Oddly enough, I came back to this idea because it occured to me that someone, saaaaaay hippo might come along...
thumbwax, Jan 25 2002

       Agh - rumbled!
hippo, Jan 25 2002

       How odd that all three grandfathers own supermarkets. The same one, or three different ones?
waugsqueke, Jan 25 2002

       po, if you've seen this on the halfbakery, a link would be nice. (I don't remember seeing this particular measure of "meeting areas", although there were suggestions for lane systems.)
jutta, Jan 25 2002

       not practical
sridhar236, Jun 30 2006

       // not practical//....oh...oh dear.
<goes away giggling to look at Cow Trolleys>
moomintroll, Jun 30 2006


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