mode of transport

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mode of transport

The various modes used for a movement. For each mode, there are several means of transport. They are: a. inland surface transportation (rail, road, and inland waterway); b. sea transport (coastal and ocean); c. air transportation; and d. pipelines.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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In the city the cheapest and healthiest forms of transport are walking and bicycling.
John McElroy, Gateshead Council's cabinet member for environment and transport said: "The provision of electric bikes is just one of the measures we have introduced as part of our sustainable travel plan to encourage employees to use alternative forms of transport when travelling during their working day.
The mayor said: "What we're trying to get to is that each of our forms of transport, whether that's heavy rail, the Metro or buses, all comes together as one integrated service.
"It aims to provide transport to those residents of Calderdale and Kirklees who cannot access existing forms of transport provision for reasons of ill health, isolation, disability, poverty or social exclusion.
Instead of driving to and from work, people taking part in the Challenge can gain points by trying out some different and sustainable forms of transport, reducing the number of cars on our roads and also cutting carbon emissions.
Tube stations were closed and other forms of transport were packed, even though Transport for London put on 200 extra buses.
No resolution has been found and Boro fans have turned their minds to other forms of transport, with the coach companies looking to put on extra services.
Councillor Ramesh Patel, cabinet member for transport, planning and sustainability said: "The new enforcement scheme will hopefully encourage better driving, reducing the number of driving contraventions and will ensure greater safety for pedestrians and cyclists and provide a boost to more sustainable forms of transport."
Children often use alternative forms of transport but then when they grow up they turn to using cars, but we want to change that.
Parade over, they climactically desert the square and head for the horizon in a cavalcade of assorted forms of transport--Ivan in his pie van; 'a niece named Kate, who's only got one roller skate'; 'Kate's two brothers, Mitch and Mike (who) both prefer to hitch and hike', and so it goes; fourteen whacky characters, thirteen different forms of transport. At the end of the book is a page of three die-cut, press-out figures to slot together, including Uncle Ivan in his pie van.
If those numbers had to rely on alternative forms of transport, no one in Dubai would have got anywhere quickly -- or indeed slowly.