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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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He said it is " especially bearing in mind that in multi-modal transport, rail is the second cheapest after sea which should make it the preferred mode of transport against road and air.
A further 9% of pupils travelled to/from school by bus, while 1% of pupils cycled as their main mode of transport to and from school.
Kalibo Councilor Juris Bautista Sucro has urged residents and local government employees to use bicycles as their major mode of transport in this Ati-Atihan town.
Summary: The 143-year-old mode of transport has become a white elephant for the state government reeling under debt
Infrstaructure Minister Chris Hazzard said: "It might surprise many to know that these videos reveal the bike is in fact the quickest mode of transport "This should challenge people's perceptions of cycling by highlighting how efficient it is as a mode of transport for short commutes across the city.
Research led by the University of East Anglia saw 4,000 participants describe their usual main mode of transport for their daily commute and provide details of their height and weight, which was used to calculate their body mass index (BMI).
The most frequently used mode of transport in every member state of the EU was the car, according to the latest Eurobarometer.
Al Marri said: "The average speed of the tram is 50km/h and even though this mode of transport has very good connectivity to neighbouring areas, it is best used as a more leisurely mode of transport.
com RESIDENTS at a Birmingham retirement village are proving that cycling is a mode of transport for people of all ages, thanks to a travel plan agreed with the city council.
He further stated that it would be a comfortable and less expensive mode of transport.
PASSENGERS CARRIED BY MODE OF TRANSPORT (Thousands) 2002 2007 2012 Road transport 13,854 9,412 15,595 Urban transport 101,709 61,005 67,731 Rail transport 930 1,104 1,013 Air transport 556 669 913 GOODS CARRIED BY MODE OF TRANSPORT (Tonnes) 2002 2007 2012 Road transport, thousand 20,471 24,359 31,340 Rail transport, thousand 2,208 4,686 2,539 Air transport 2 139 1 941 2 095
Driving remains the dominant mode of transport in the Unites States and will likely remain that way for a very long time.