Traffic & Transport

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  • Created on: 04-03-20 11:48
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  • Traffic and transport Definitions
    • Transport
      • The movement of people or goods from one place to another. it is an important issue affecting the sustainability of a settlement
    • Traffic
      • The volume of people or vehicles using the transport system
    • Traffic volumes
      • The level of traffic growth since 50s has varied according to vehicle type. Car traffic in 2019 was approximately 20x greater than in 1950 (324 million vehicle miles). Suburbanisation and counter-urbanisation of people and the decentralisation of industries and services has increased travel and commuter journeys
    • LEDC cities ae also experiencing problems such as congestion and pollution associated with increased car usage


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