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    1. Introduction The spatial structure of the city has a huge impact on how transport networks function. In the case of South Africa with the effects of apartheid planning still looming in the background the ordinary citizen is the one that is affected by this in the end. Public transportation in South Africa has faced a lot problems in the past, some areas in the country are better off than others. The current government is still perpetuating elements of apartheid style planning in the new South

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    A seaport is a crossing point between several modes of transportation. It can therefore be referred to as a center of combined modes of transport. It is a point where transportation routes on land and sea meet. A port is also where the exchange of goods and passengers take place between ships and land transportation vehicles. A modern seaport is a supper – harbor. It is a deep water port that assists in handling the largest tankers and transportation methods. These seaports are controlled by harbor

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    Overview of Modes of Transportation in Logistics Transportation modes are considered to be an essential component of the transport systems since they are the primary means of all mobility support (Barter and Raad 2000). There are several opinions that logistics can function with or without modes of transportation, but there is always a logistical failure if one of the modes are not present. Transportation plays a vital part in history today, and provides a road towards longevity of logistics

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    facilities and an extensive network of expressways, allowing efficient and effective transfer of cargo between multiple modes of transport. This paper will discuss the economic role of freight transportation in Singapore’s economy and how Singapore’s advancement into the global economy affects the demand for freight transportation locally. 2. THE ECONOMIC ROLE OF FREIGHT TRANSPORT IN SINGAPORE World Trade Magazine (December 2007, p. 14) states that countries with good shipping logistics tend to

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    define what multimodal transport includes. The MT Convention of 1980 presents the definition in art. 1.1. as follows: ‘’International multimodal transport means the carriage of goods by at least two different modes of transport on the basis of a multimodal transport contract from a place in one country at which the goods are taken in charge by the multimodal transport operator to a place designated for delivery situated in a different country.’’ In short multimodal transport means carriage by more

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    Abstract A sophisticated and widespread transportation mode is absolutely essential for the efficient mobility of passengers and goods. This report first investigates the various economical, cost and environmental factors specific to maritime transportation. This investigation includes a comparative analysis between maritime, land and air transport. Lastly, the growing demand in marine transportation and the multitude reasons that make shipping one of the most globalized industries

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    Europe and North American Transportation

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    Despite the importance of globalization, the international intermodal transport systems have seen increased scrutiny to support new freight, volume, and distance regulations when freight moves. The technological improvements continue to permit larger quantities of freight to be moved more efficiently. The intermodal transport systems are crucial to further globalization. However, the transport systems themselves are not necessarily the grounds for greater international trade. Therefore, international

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    The Benefits of Maglev Trains

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    cheap, comfortable, and fast in use. Conventional transport, such as trains and airplanes, causes a number of problems including air pollution, high amounts of energy consumption, huge need of maintenance, high prices, and risks of safety, thus not being efficient enough. Therefore, new generation of transport must correspond to definite requirements: be efficient, reliable, and environmentally sound. The technology of the new kind of transport - magnetically levitated (maglev) trains – could be

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    transportation. Its manufacturing processes are now clever of making vehicles of mainly complex materials; while making a new infrastructure construction is advanced far ahead of any other means of transportation. Monorails can transport passengers more efficiently than other mode of transport because of their ability to operate at much higher speeds within separate right of way corridors, while operating above streets, highways, pedestrian and all other sceneries, to bring passengers efficiently to their destinations

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    dominant transportation mode after land transport, gave rise to countless studies worldwide, with primary purpose to predict the behaviour and choices of airport passengers. From early studies, airport ground accessibility was proved to be the key determinant of travellers’ airport choice (Skinner, 1976). In particular, AMS is considered one of the easiest accessible airports by passengers worldwide. It is connected with a wide variety of high-quality public transportation modes and two major motorways

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