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.
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Under the new law, a 20 percent discount would be granted to students for all forms of transportation on land, air, water, and rail.
Until then, human habitation had been focused on building for the needs of people, with all forms of transportation and development oriented toward a walking environment.
At the height of the industrial age, when urban centres expanded, requiring more sophisticated forms of transportation, Glasgow punched above its weight.
In addition to highways, Magalis said there is a long list of needed upgrades for other forms of transportation: $250 million in state funds for airports around the state, not including Chicago's O'Hare and Midway airports; $19.1 billion for public transit; $800 million for passenger rail; and $4 billion for freight rail.
Although the New Year break has meant less people journeying towards Taoyuan International Airport today, travelers flying in the morning and afternoon were forced to take alternative forms of transportation, UDN reports.
'The aim is to bring passengers, who often have limitations on other forms of transportation, to Kuwait and Oman, and even Iran, with their own cars.'
The TAP program funds the design and construction of on- and off-road trail facilities for pedestrians, bicyclists and other non-motorized forms of transportation; community improvement activities; and construction of scenic turnouts, overlooks and viewing areas.
Municipal infrastructure catering for the needs of a growing urban population such as urban transportation systems, water conservation and waste management will see a rising share of infrastructure investment, while other forms of transportation and utilities are likely to ease off.
OKLAHOMA CITY Nearly $7 million in federal grant money is available for community road projects through the federal Transportation Alternative Program.<br />The TAP program was established to help communities with a population of less than 5,000 to develop projects that can help other forms of transportation. This can include improvements like pedestrian and bicycle paths, crosswalks and elevated walkways, safe routes to schools and other community enhancements.
We want to make available the infrastructure needed to pave the way for much cleaner forms of transportation. This is consistent with Unioil's advocacy to find ways in doing our part for a cleaner environment,' Unioil president Kenneth Pundanera said.
'I therefore urge passengers to plan ahead and use alternative forms of transportation to reach their destinations,' he said.
Taxi is one of the oldest forms of transportation. The taxi industry in Korea has long been regulated by the Passenger Transport Service Act.