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Urban Transportation Essay Examples

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A History of the Development of Urban Transportation
The development of urban transportation has not changed with the cities; cities have changed with transportation. In the early years of transportation it was the mass transit of horse and buggies or electric rail cars that shaped cities. Then as the automobile became affordable to the public, personal transportation redefin...
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7 pages
Factors and Fallacies in Urban Consolidation
Factors and Fallacies in Urban Consolidation: Introduction As proponents of urban consolidation and consolidated living continue to manifest in our society, we must ensure that our acknowledgment of its benefits, and the problems of its agitator (sprawl), do not hinder our caution over its continually changing objecti...
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6 pages
An Introduction to a Transition from Conventional to Contemporary Urban Theorization
A Transition from Conventional to Contemporary Urban Theorization Urban Studies has long sought to examine and explain the structures and interconnectedness of world cities through traditional and conventional aspects of urban theory. It has recently become more evident that this approach to the study of urban geography...
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The Far-Reaching Social Consequences of Transportation
Introduction I am going to discuss how transportation has caused the decentralization of cities and what the social consequences have been. First the definition of decentralization is to bring about the redistribution of urban population and industry to suburban areas. Decentralization can be viewed as a direct re...
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An Overview of Segway Scooter as a New Technologically Advanced Way of Transportation
The Segway Scooter is a technologically advanced way of transportation. It uses the principles of the human body and applies them to a mechanical tool that works much like the human body and allows us to use machines in replace of our legs as a form of transportation. The scooter is composed of four main parts that are; the...
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Facts on Active Transportation
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An Essay on the 5 Modes of Transportation
5 Modes of TransportationIn order to have easy mobility of persons and goods, it is necessary to have a sophisticated and widespread transportation system. This system is made up of five primary areas of transportation, which are: Motor vehicles Railroad transportation Air transportation Water transportation Pipel...
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The Five Primary Modes of Transportation
5 Modes of Transportation In order to have easy mobility of persons and goods, it is necessary to have a sophisticated and widespread transportation system. This system is made up of five primary areas of transportation, which are: Motor vehicles Railroad transportation Air transportation Water transportat...
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3 pages
A Look at the Role of the National Transportation Safety Board
The Role of the National Transportation Safety Board in Aviation Safety Principles of Transportation Overview The movement of millions of passengers over distances thought impossible decades ago is symbolic of the modern air transportation era that is characterized by speed, comfort and personal convenience. The comme...
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6 pages
The Five Modes of Transportation
5 Modes of Transportation In order to have easy mobility of persons and goods, it is necessary to have a sophisticated and widespread transportation system. This system is made up of five primary areas of transportation, which are: - Motor vehicles - Railroad transportation - Air transportation...
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3 pages
A Report on Transportation within Urban Areas
Recently I went on an adventure around Europe and visited three major cities: Paris; Amsterdam; and Berlin. Throughout my travels I used many different forms of transport to get around including trains, buses, cars, ferries, and my own two feet. It was such a central theme to my adventure that I decided to research transpor...
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4 pages
A History of Transportation and the Automobile
The development of urban transportation has not changed with the cities; cities have changed with transportation. In the early years of transportation it was the mass transit of horse and buggies or electric rail cars that shaped cities. Then as the automobile became affordable to the public, personal transportation redefin...
3,039 words
7 pages
An Analysis of the Characteristics of Transportation within Urban Areas
Recently I went on an adventure around Europe and visited three major cities: Paris; Amsterdam; and Berlin. Throughout my travels I used many different forms of transport to get around including trains, buses, cars, ferries, and my own two feet. It was such a central theme to my adventure that I decided to research transpor...
1,949 words
4 pages
A Look at Urban Youth Clothing
URBAN YOUTH CLOTHING People always wonder why urban youth dress the way they do. The baggy clothes, the bright clothes, and the expensive name brands, the hundred dollar boots, sneakers and symbols. Maybe it is the financial status or the urban areas, or could it be the influence that Hip Hop artists perceive to the youth...
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An Informative Paper Explaining the Factors and Fallacies of Urban Consolidation
Factors and Fallacies in Urban Consolidation: Introduction As proponents of urban consolidation and consolidated living continue to manifest in our society, we must ensure that our acknowledgment of its benefits, and the problems of its agitator (sprawl), do not hinder our caution over its continually changing objectiv...
2,648 words
6 pages
Transportation in the US
A major factor underlying this transformation of freight transport is represented by the changes in the scale, in the composition, and in the structure of the American and global economies. The demand for transportation services has grown in response to the generally brisk performance of the US and global economies in this...
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Are Americans Too Dependent on Automobiles?
Nobody will doubt that the automobile is an important transportation
for north Americans, but in my opinion not all northern Americans have
become too dependent on the automobile. You have to consider different
kinds of people and also different kinds of areas where they live in. At first let us look at the areas wh...
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Transportation at ASSCO
I am writing today in concern of the transportation available to students at Assumption College. I am currently a first year student. This letter serves to address different aspects of transportation at Assumption College currently and how things could be changed. Transportation for first year students is lacking and if a n...
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The Role of the National Transportation Safety Board in Aviation Safety
The Role of the National Transportation Safety Board in Aviation Safety Principles of Transportation Overview The movement of millions of passengers over distances thought impossible decades ago is symbolic of the modern air transportation era that is characterized by speed, comfort and personal convenience...
2,467 words
5 pages
The T.T.C. Takes Advantage of Our Necessity to Public Transportation
The T.T.C, as we all depend on, is supposed to be a great means of transportation provided by the government. Everybody relies on the T.T.C because it transport millions of people everyday. Students, especially, are very dependent on the public transportation, since majority of student cannot drive yet. We espec...
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Maglev Trains Produce More Speed Due to No Friction Between Surfaces
Maglev trains Maglev trains may very well be the future of transportation. They are currently being developed in Germany and Japan, and other places around the world, like California in the United States of America, are planning whether getting a maglev train system would be worthwhile. Maglev trains are the fastest, m...
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A History of Different Ways of Transportation
Transportation affects every aspect of our lives and daily routine, including where we live, work, play, shop, go to school, etc. It has a profound impact on residential patterns, industrial growth, and physical and social mobility. Roads, highways, freeways and mass transit systems do not spring up out of thin air. They ar...
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Role and Importance of Transportation in Ancient Egyptians' Lives
Transportation has been a part of everyday culture since the beginning of time. In many societies transportation was used for travel, expeditions, trade, and religious purposes. In ancient Egypt the Nile was crucial to the lives of the Egyptians. Since roads were difficult to build in Egypt due to the immense amount of shif...
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2 pages
The Importance of Transportation in the Business World
Transportation is a key element in todays business world. Along with the sale of goods one must ship them some how to the customer. In cases of international shipment there are many different rules and regulations that the shipper must follow in order to legally transport their goods. When a company ships their goods they g...
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The Transformation of Transportation Over the Years
Change of Transportation Over Time At the time of the American Revolution, Vermont was not easily accessible. A few military roads and major waterways, such as the Connecticut River, Winooski River, and Lake Champlain, provided the best routes through the territory. In the early 18th century, small earthen roadways carried...
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2 pages