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Transportation is the movement of people and goods from one location to another. This is an important element of the quality of life of a city or nation. An efficient transportation system has fundamental economic benefits as it allows people and goods to move freely at low cost with predictable travel times. Transportation also impacts human safety and happiness as people spend much of their time moving from place to place. Pleasant and safe forms of transportation make a place more livable. The following are common elements of transportation.
Aircraft
Autonomous ships
Barges
Bicycles
Boats
Bulk carriers
Bullet trains
Buses
Cable cars
Canoes
Cargo ships
Cars
Cold chain – transport and delivery of things that must remain cool or cold
Container ships
Drones
Electric cars
Elevators
Escalators
Ferries
Forklifts
Freight trains
Hiking
Horse drawn carriages
Horseback riding
Ice skating
Inline skating
Jogging
Last mile – delivery of things to homes and businesses
Maglev trains
Monorails
Motorcycles
Moving walkways
Pipelines
Robotic delivery systems
Sailboats
Scooters
Ships
Skateboards
Skiing
Snowmobiles
Spacecraft
Subways
Taxis
Trains
Trams
Trucks
Unmanned aerial vehicles
Walking
Technically speaking, water pipes deliver water, electrical lines deliver electricity and fiber optic cables delivery signals. These could all be viewed as transportation in a sense.
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