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With reference to transport management in Urban areas discuss the extent to which sustainability can be achieved
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With reference to transport management in Urban areas discuss the extent to which sustainability can be achieved (40 marks)
Many countries around the world are facing problems in their ever increasing urban environments, one of which is managing transport. Many large cities in both LEDCs and MEDCs are faced with big problems relating to transport such as congestion, road capacity and networks, and pollution. One way to combat these issues is to create more sustainable transport schemes which offer better services to local people and at the same time are more econimcally viable for local authorities. methods of sustainable transport management have been adopted in many countries throughout the world, including the less economically developed. Sustainability is defined as ensuring we meet our present needs without compromising the needs of future generations. Transport management may be defined as the redesinging of transport systems to create a more sustainable approach in terms of socio-economic and environmental factors. This essay will look at the issues centered around transport management in both MEDCs and LEDCs, the impacts they have had on the local areas and evaluate on how successful they have been in terms of sustainability. The management of transport has been
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