Flashcards in Urban Transport Deck (14):
What have they done in Freiburg to encourage people to use public transport?
Public tram network
What have they done in Freiburg to encourage the use of cycles?
400km of cycle paths and 9000 parking spaces for bikes
Have the new transport systems been successful in Freiburg?
Yes, 25,000 more tram journeys.
How many fewer car journeys are there in Freiburg?
Nearly 300,000 fewer journeys.
In Singapore what have they done to make driving a car more expensive?
High vehicle registration costs.
High petrol prices.
In Singapore how have they encouraged people not to use cars?
Money given to those who only use cars at weekends.
In Singapore how have they improved public transport?
Overhead railway and efficient bus network.
Has the new public transport been a success in Singapore?
2/3 of all daily journeys now on public transport
Has traffic reduced as a result of these measures in Singapore?
40% reduction in the city centre
How have they reduced car use in Beijing?
Cars banned one day a week.
Non-residents cannot bring a car into the city.
How have they improved public transport in Beijing?
New metro lines and a rapid bus system.
What have they done in Beijing to discourage drivers and improve air quality?
Congestion charge and pollution tax.
Have the methods to reduce car use worked in Beijing?
20% drop in car use.