Sustainable transport

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  • Sustainable Urban Transport Case Study

    FINANCING SUSTAINABLE URBAN TRANSPORT SYSTEM Introduction This is a comparative study on financing sustainable urban transport systems in cities of Asia and Europe. Financing a sustainable transport system involves huge amount of capital on building new roads, modern railway, air and water transport system. Many countries have to bear the financial burden and hindrance when sourcing capitals to fund a sustainable urban transport such as new roads, light railway transport, bus routes, bus stations and stops. In addition, finance is required for building airports, seaport and facilities. Today more than 50% of the national population live in cities hence, cities are major contributors to the economic growth. In order to meet the socio-economic objectives, governments need to provide a sustainable transport to mobilise the people from one place to another within the urban areas. To achieve the national objectives, both local and federal governments need to provide transport finance and at the same replace or repair obsolete transport facilities. An efficient transport system enables people to move safely and without time wastage. Financial strategy It is normal that local and national governments work together to formulate a strategic sustainable transport policies that aim to reduce cost and…

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  • Tesla Social Responsibility Case Study

    statement is to “accelerate the advent of sustainable transport by bringing compelling mass market electric cars to market as soon as possible”(The Mission of Tesla). The biggest effort we make to give back to the community is the production of our cars that are better for the environment than other car manufacturers. We work to produce zero emission cars that are made from aluminum and plastic that can be recycled repeatedly. Tesla also uses non-toxic batteries that are nearly completely…

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  • Increasing Urban Quality Of Life In Australia

    Recent developments in the South East Queensland regions for example, have been implemented in order to improve the convenience of travelling from one destination to another. The Gold Coast Tram railways are an excellent example of the forward thinking ideas that help Australian cities become advantageous, affordable and convenient. According to the Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland Leaders are planning to implement the Cycle Network Programme, Cross river Rails and more.…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Driving Essay

    travel a long distance and have fantastic flexibility in their actions. However, I believe that the time when automobile was the instrument of freedom has past, and now it became a time-wasting, life-threatening device that many of us must have just to lives. As a matter of fact, from 1970 to 2010 we have double the number of roads in the country, nevertheless if in 1970 a typical American spent one-tenth of their income to transportation then in 2010 the same American spent one-fifth of…

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  • Smart Growth In New York City

    Are you young and want more opportunities? Well Millennials achieve a lot living in the city. The cities infrastructure brings a lot of befits to someone whom is trying to find them self. The population is so high you can find anything to keep you motivated and striving to be a better you. But there are three main reasons I recommend the city to anybody and that’s for the helping hand, people and conveniences. First, in the city everything is in walking distance. What makes everything in the…

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  • Hostage: A Short Story

    I suppose everybody makes a foolish mistake at some point in their life. For me it was playing a stupid game called “Hostage”. In this game a group of people split into two teams and then two people, “The Hostages”, from each group are blindfolded and dropped off by the opposite team, somewhere outside of town. The objective is for the hostages to figure out where they are and call their teammates to come pick them up. First team back to the chosen base wins. After a long process…

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  • Negative Effects Of Social Media On Driving

    Social media has negatively affected the safety of driving for a variety of reasons. The ways that this has occurred is through an increase of teenage drivers on the road, an increase in the number of social media sites, and general distraction. As the years have gone on, more teenagers and young people have been owning cars and driving places, instead of having parents or public transportation get them there. Additionally, smartphone usage has increased over the past couple years as well.…

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  • Ola Uber Essay

    Likewise Ola, Uber’s app also has lot of features which provides ease to the customers in booking the cab. The app shows the closest Uber driver and the car with an ETA by when the driver would reach you. If you enter your destination, the app also gives an estimate of the fare. Having said that, it is just an estimate and the actual fare could vary depending on the traffic conditions, among other things. Some important features of the app are: a. Different Cabs for different purposes: Like Ola…

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  • Naturalistic Observation

    In the article “How do you learn to walk? Thousands of steps and dozens of falls per day”, experimental research was done to find an answer to how infants learn to walk. Previous research was conducted on this topic, but it did not show anything about how much or how far infants walk, how often they fall, what makes them continue walking after falling, and how these abilities change with development. Researchers have simply focused on the structure of postures from a crawling to an upright…

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  • The Handmaid's Tale: A Narrative Fiction

    Annette had casually dismissed the guard from his duty of watching over Leonard in his cell. She stated, “My parents are having dinner in the dining hall, so that way isn 't possible, but there is at the end of the corridor a back way, it leads through the sewers, and we will get out at Denna 's Diner.” Leonard looked at her and responded, “I don 't see a princess dressed the way you are dressed going very far in the sewers, don 't you think your gown will get in the way and ruined?” Annette…

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