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Outline of transport

Outline of transport
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to transport:
Transport or transportation movement of people and goods from one place to another.

Essence of transport
Driving involves controlling a vehicle, usually a motor vehicle such as a truck, bus, or automobile. For
motorcycles, bicycles and animals, it is called riding.
Shipping, transporting of goods and cargo, by land, sea, and air
Travel, movement of people, by land, sea, and air

Types of transport
By availability
Private transport
Public transport (public transit)

Modes and vehicles


Intermodal passenger transport
Aviation
Aircraft
Fixed-wing aircraft

Airship (dirigible)
Autogyro
Balloon
Blimp
Helicopter
Human-powered aircraft
Parachute (downward air transport only)
Rocket
Projectile (goods only, normally explosives)
Supersonic transport
Zeppelin

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Animal-powered transport
Animals domesticated for transport

Camel
Dog
Donkey (burro)
Elephant
Homing pigeon
Horse
Mule
Llama
Ox
Pigeon (goods only)
Reindeer
Yak

Animal-powered vehicles
Carriage

Cart
Chariot
Horse-drawn boat
Sled
Stagecoach

Cable transport
Aerial tramway
Cable car (railway)
Chairlift

Detachable chairlift
Elevator
Funicular (inclined plane)
Gondola lift
List of aerial lift manufacturers
Paternoster

Conveyor transport
Conveyor belt
Escalator
Moving walkway (moving sidewalk, travelator, and the inclined moving sidewalk, a moving ramp)
Human-powered transport

Baby transport
Bicycle
Boda-boda
Buggy (cart)

Human-powered aircraft
Ice skate

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Heelies
Kick scooter
Punt (boat)
Rickshaw
Roller skates
Shopping cart
Skateboard
Ski
Snakeboard
Tricycle
Unicycle
Watercraft rowing
Wheelbarrow
Wheelchair

Hybrid transport
Amphibious vehicle
Hybrid vehicle
Moped
Motorized bicycle
Military transport
Air force transport
Military aircraft
Army transport

Armoured fighting vehicle


Armoured personnel carrier
Jeep
Landing craft
Limbers and caissons (military)
Mega Tank
Mini-Tank
German Panzer

Navy transport
Aircraft carrier
Escort carrier
Naval ship
PT boat
Submarine
U-boat
Torpedo boat
Naval Tank ship

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Motorized road transport
Automobile (car)
Car body styles
Auto rickshaw
Bus

Midibus
Minibus
School bus
Trolleybus
Minivan
Motorcycle
Share taxi
Truck

Trucking industry in the United States


Unimog
Van
Motorized off-road transport

All-terrain vehicle
Engineering vehicle
Hovercraft
Ice boat
Snowmobile
Sport utility vehicle
Tank
Traction engine
Tractor

Pipeline transport

Natural gas
Petroleum
Pneumatic tube
Sanitary sewer
Slurry
Water

Rail transport

Accessibility
Glossary of rail terminology
High-speed rail
Locomotive
Maglev (transport)
Monorail
Mountain railway
Cable car (railway)
Funicular

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Rack railway (cog railway)
Multiple unit

Diesel multiple unit


Electric multiple unit (EMU)
People mover
Personal rapid transit
Rail tracks
Rail transport by country

History of rail transport by country


Rapid transit (metro, underground, subway); see also List of rapid transit systems
Train
Tram, light rail (streetcar, trolley); see also List of tram and light-rail transit systems
Steam Train

Ship transport
Barge
Boat

Jet Ski
Jetboat
Lifeboat (rescue)
Lifeboat (shipboard)
Narrowboat
Punt (boat)
Wherry
Ferry
Horse-drawn boat
Hydrofoil
Sailing
Ship
Tank ship
Yacht

Space transport

Interplanetary spaceflight
Rocket
Space Shuttle
Space station
Spacecraft
Spacecraft propulsion

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Transport on the Moon and Mars

Lunar rover (various, manned and unmanned, Moon, 19711973)


Lunokhod programme
Nomad rover (unmanned test vehicle, has not been in space, 1997)
Opportunity rover (MER-B unmanned, Mars, 2004)
Sojourner (unmanned, Mars, 1997)
Spirit rover (MER-A unmanned, Mars, 2004)

Space transport launched from the surface of the Moon


Ascent stage of Apollo Lunar Module, manned, six times, 1969-1972 (return to Earth in the Apollo program)

Transportation systems
Networks
Airlines
Bridges
Canals

Foreshoreways
Freeways
Greenways
Highways
Motorways
Personal rapid transit
Pipeline transport
Railroads (also called railways)
Rivers
Roads

List of roads and highways


Segregated cycle facilities
Sidewalks
Skyways
Stairways, ladders
Tunnels

Nodes

Transport hub
Airport, Heliport, List of airports
Air traffic control
Bus stop (including bus station, bus depot) and tram stop
Harbor, Port, List of seaports
Metro station
Cross-platform interchange
List of London Underground stations
Architecture of the Paris Mtro

Junction (road), Parking


Spaceport

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Train station
Railway platform

Subsystems

Air safety
Containerization
Continuous track
Engine
Foot
Wheel

History of transport

Aviation history
Domestication of the horse
Horse-drawn vehicle
Horse transports in the Middle Ages

History of rail transport


History of rapid transit
History of the automobile
List of transport museums
Maritime history

Theory and design


Engineering

Civil engineering
Highway engineering
Traffic engineering (transportation)
Transport engineering
Fuel efficiency in transportation
Intelligent transportation system
Locomotion - self-powered motion of a human, non-human animal or vehicle
Logistics
Navigation
Queueing theory
Sustainable transport
Tourism

Ecotourism
Traffic congestion
Traffic psychology
Transport economics
Transport finance
Transport Logistic (trade show)
Transport puzzle

Transportation forecasting
Transportation planning

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Travel
Travel behavior
Travel class
Urban economics
Urban planning

Fictional and proposed future transport

Broomstick
Flying car
Flying sled (see Santa Claus)
Interstellar travel
Launch loop
Magic carpet
Moller Skycar M400
Space elevator
Starship
Teleportation

Transporter (Star Trek)

Transport by region
United States Department of Transportation
Worldwide transportation infrastructure

Transport lists
Transportation:
Aviation articles:
Aircraft Manufacturers Engines Engine manufacturers Weapons By date and usage
Aviation accidents and incidents: By airline By location By year
Airports: AU BE FR GR JP PL UK
History:
Transport museums
Land transport:
Automobiles: Manufacturers Truck types Convoy codes
Cycles: Bicycle parts Bicycle types Motorcycle manufacturers
Rail transport: Heritage railways Tram and light-rail transit systems Melbourne tram routes Metro
systems (subways) London Underground stations Closed London Underground stations Melbourne
railway stations Closed Melbourne railway stations Named passenger trains UK railway stations
Road systems:
Roads and highways: Highways in Australia UK motorways Interstate Highways in the U.S. U.S.
Numbered Highways State highways in the U.S.
Bridges: UK USA Longest suspension bridge spans
Tunnels: NL NZ UK
Maritime: Ships Fictional ships Sailing boat types Marinas

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Space transport: Spacecraft

External links
Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley [1]
"Friedrich List" Faculty of Transportation and Traffic Sciences, Dresden - Germany [2]
Northwestern University Transportation Library [3]

References
[1] http:/ / www. its. berkeley. edu/
[2] http:/ / tu-dresden. de/ die_tu_dresden/ fakultaeten/ vkw?set_language=en& cl=en
[3] http:/ / www. library. northwestern. edu/ transportation/

Article Sources and Contributors

Article Sources and Contributors


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