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SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION

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SUSTAINABLETRANSPORTATION
ABEYGUNAWARDANE D.LRU/E/2008/002ABEYKOON A.J.M.S.SRU/E/2008/004ABEYKOON B.M.C.SRU/E/2008/005ABEYNAYAKE A.M.C.ARU/E/2008/006ANTHONY C.S.K.RRU/E/2008/009
 
H
ISTORY
Walking is the 1
st
mode of transportation.
1
st
Public bus by BlaisePascal in 1662.
1
st
passenger tram in 1807.
1
st
passenger rail service in 1825.
Pedal bicycle in 1860.
Concern about sustainability occurs due to 1973 oil crisis &1979 energy crisis.
innovation of high occupancy vehicle lanes, transportationdemand management in 1970
 
W
H
AT IS SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION?
Also named as green Transport.
Transport with low Impacts on the environment.
Includes walking,cycling,transit oriented devolopment,greenvehicles, electrical bus.
Definition of European union council is,
Allows the basic access and development needs of individuals,companies & society to be met safely and in a manner consistentwith human & eco system health & promotes equity within &between successive generation.
Is affordable operates fairly & efficiently, offers a choice of transportation mode & supports a competitive economy as well asbalanced regional development.

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