Essays Tagged: "Traffic congestion"

Will congestion charging in London work?

The main aim of congestion charging is to reduce traffic in central London thus reducing congestion. Predictions suggest traffic in the charging zone ... routes to operate more reliably, improving the efficiency of the transport system and also reducing traffic congestion will improve the reliability of journey times and so improve business efficiency. ... and fear of crime.If these predictions are correct we can expect to see a substantial reduction in traffic congestion in central London and an improved public transport system. There is little doubt ...

(1 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Blue Genes.

ng, an impossibly perky radio announcer would be chattering about the wonderful day and the lack of traffic problems. There had been no traffic problems in 30 years since nobody drove any more. You st ... or, and onto a beltway, which magically carried you along to where ever you were going.Now the only traffic jams that occurred were when there were too many people going in the same direction. While t ...

(15 pages) 32 0 3.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Over Population.

ural resources. When examining further, problems of where to school this vast number of children or traffic congestion also arise. Over population is a serious threat to the future and prosperity of t ... ll not be enough room to educate the young on this planet. Another problem along these lines is the traffic congestion along the metropolitan areas of not only this country but the entire world. If th ...

(4 pages) 192 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

A case study on Traffic Congestion in Vancouver Downtown *Note that grammar is not a factor in the grading system of any IB geography assignment

IB Geography 11 HLTraffic Congestion in Vancouver DowntownCommuting to, from, or within the Vancouver downtown has bec ... Vancouver downtown daily has grown from 225,000 in 1981 to 255,000 in 2001, an approx. 15% growth. Traffic congestion is one of the biggest concerns in an urban core, mainly because there is a direct ... the Vancouver Board of Trade, "One of the reasons Seattle lost Boeing's corporate headquarters was traffic congestion downtown, which should act as a warning for Vancouver to improve its transportati ...

(4 pages) 52 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Cars should be banned in all town centres to control pollution

of tall buildings and narrow spaces which often hold the pollution in one spot. Secondly, with less traffic there would be fewer accidents, and hence society would save money because of reduced medica ... ecause they are such an essential part of modern city living, however the problems of pollution and traffic congestion must be reduced. This solution is not perfect but the best we can do, and infact ...

(1 pages) 29702 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

College Entrance Essay about how when I was young and who I am.

Riding my bike I started out onto a street familiar to traffic jams, making sure I stayed on the sidewalk, and continued all the way to the corner and turn ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Causes Road Rage in Australia.

d unfortunately, is a major cause of road rage. Driver stress is usually brought upon in increasing traffic congestion, particularly if they are late for an appointment, have been on the road for a pr ... idents. For instance, ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) utilizes technology to enhance safety and traffic flows, using electronic toll-charging devices, highway message signs and navigation systems ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Congestion Charging: Manhattan

Almost anyone who has visited or been a resident of New York City would attest to the fact that traffic is unbearable. Many have said they think of New York traffic the same as they think of the w ... ders (such as plumbers, computer technicians, police, and ambulance services), and personal travel (Traffic Congestion & Reliability, 2/20/06). This level of congestion results in significant loss ...

(6 pages) 46 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Advantages and Disadvantages Working and Living In the City and Countryside

from an industrial town, it is a nice change to be away from the dirt produced by industry and the traffic pollution, which occurs in towns. Also, I feel that living in a place, which is a town in th ... aurants, theatres, gigs even shopping.Disadvantages in the city:-The bad pollution, crime- too many traffic jams, it's a nightmare to drive in and around the city- not enough large green areas inside ...

(2 pages) 53 2 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

All Women Are Bad Drivers

146;t follow the rules. Most of the time they cannot park the car properly. Every time they see the traffic jam or an accident they assume that it must be women who caused an accident or traffic jam. ... ind where you have seen a male driver in a similar situation. For example, if you ever get stuck in traffic, and if you looked at a car to your left, you might see a woman putting eye liner but if you ...

(2 pages) 19 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing


l with the many thousands of other trying to make their way to work. Dealing with long commutes and traffic congestion is a commonplace in today's fast-paced society. What if you had a chance to do mo ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Corporate Citizenship In Miami

s concerns that need to be addressed. Miami-Dade also struggles with drug-related crimes and severe traffic congestion. Global Expansions, Inc assists corporations with expansion into foreign global m ... t where the organization is locally recognized both internally and externally as anti-drug lobbyist.Traffic Congestion: A natural consequence of urban development is the accumulation of motor vehicles ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Economic Environment

duction Possibility Curve 2. Use demand and supply curves to demonstrate how one might cure traffic congestion on Cardiff.One way to cure traffic congestion is to assign congestion charges. By ... ongestion charge. This would shift the demand curve to the left, from D1 to D2: Another way to cure traffic congestion would be to impose higher taxes on car sales. This would mean that fewer people w ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Telecommuting- Office Work without the Office Benefits & Downfalls

e, telecommuting benefits the environment by conserving energy and reducing pollutants through less traffic congestion (Hawkins et al).In addition to the tangible advantages for the company, telecommu ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

NTT DoCoMo_i-mode: a successful business model

create a "truly ubiquitous mobile Internet". It was created as a way to ease NTT DoCoMo's wireless traffic congestion by maintaining subscribers growth by introducing a new service. As a result, a ne ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

CheckPoint: Culture Shock SOC-120

,000 (Wikipedia, 2008), which translates to numerous houses, apartments, buildings, and significant traffic congestion. When I arrived in the area where I now live, 10 miles outside of Spring Lake, I ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Urban Growth and Decline in Sydney, Australia

but the actual ratio was only half that(14sqm per person). The increase in population also worsens traffic congestion, pollution and sewerage disposal further contributing to the destruction of the n ...

(4 pages) 12457 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A report reflection of magazine distribution order picking report

strategy is external environment factors. However, while making a report 'Suggested system', 'less traffic congestion to affect scheduled delivery' was the only change all of project team members can ...

(8 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Demand Curve Simulation

and.Increased population was an asset in the beginning. As population grew, it became a drawback as traffic, congestion, and rental rates escalated. The government set a price ceiling on two bedroom a ... ease in personnel to support the equipment, and an increase in warehouse space so that the logistic traffic can be moved and stored, when needed. Another possibility could be an increase in incentives ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Bad Public Transportation System

blic train, bus or angkot, it will cause a rapid growth of car and motorcycle.A drastic increase in traffic volume is bad because the number of the vehicles is already more bigger than the number of t ... than the number of the road. Therefore, increasing preferences in using private vehicle is causing traffic congestion. Traffic congestion is a serious problem faced in Indonesia nowadays. Severe traf ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays