Human MovementGetting around under your own power without the use of a vehicle. This may involve transportation infrastructure such as a sidewalk.
Human Powered Land VehicleLand vehicles that are powered by people. The term vehicle suggests a tool that makes transport more efficient with mechanical leverage and/or wheels.
Small Powered Land VehicleSmall land vehicles that are powereed, usually by electricity.
Power Assisted Bicycle
TrainsConnected vehicles that run along a track.
High Speed Train
Land VehicleLarge land vehicles for goods or multiple passengers. These may be powered by electricity or by an internal combustion engine that burns gasoline.
Heavy VehiclesExtremely large land vehicles that perform some special function in industries such as agriculture, mining, construction and logistics.
AircraftAircraft are vehicles that are able to move freely through the air.
Hot Air Balloons
Boats & ShipsBoats are small watercraft that stay relatively close to shore and ships are large vessels that can cross oceans.
Animal-powered VehiclesTraditional vehicles pulled by large animals such as horses and oxen. In some cases, smaller animals also pull vehicles such as a dog sledding team.
SpaceVehicles for space exploration such as spacecraft.
OtherOther types of transport that don't fit well into the broad categories above. For example, robots are commonly used to carry things.
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The movement of people, animals and goods from one location to another.