Land Transportation Outline

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Outline • Introduction: Thesis statement: Land transportation can be further defined according to its: history, element, users, and impact. From the beginning of humanity people started to move from one place to another searching for their needs. They used to travel for food, health and for better life. This movement called “Transportation”. Its start with human foot and improve till it reached to smart cars, and trains. • Land Transportation: 1) History: a. Humans’ first means of land transportation was by foot, later on animals were domesticated and used for transport then roads were paved to make traveling easier. b. The industrial age bought on the steam engine and combustion engine both which were used for trains. c. Modern day cars were then invented and developed until they reached today’s cars. 2) Elements: Infrastructure: roads, bridges parking etc., and Vehicles 3) Users: Public, Commerce, Military, and Private 4) Impact: Economic, Planning, and Environmental • Conclusion: A. New fuels for vehicles since the current ones are affecting the environment badly i.e. composite wastes, battery cars. B. More carpooling/ use of public transport/ move by exercising since people are getting inactive and there’s a need to decrease traffic. C.…show more content…
After that, the domestication of animals allowed heavier loads to be moved, and for humans to move around in a faster manner. This method of transportation was made more efficient by the inventions of both the wheel and sled. The first forms of road transport were horses, oxen or even humans carrying goods over dirt tracks. Paved roads were built by many early civilizations, including Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley Civilization. The Persian and Roman empires built stone-paved roads while later on the medieval Caliphate built tar-paved roads. Until the Industrial Revolution, transport remained slow and costly, and production and consumption were located as close to each other as

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