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Flashcards in Traffic Deck (9):
1

Why has the number of cars increased?

A greater wealth
A reduction in public transport
More goods moved by lorry
More people commuting to work

2

What are the social problems caused by traffic?

Car crashes
Delays on public transport
Noise pollution air pollution and visual pollution
Causes health problems (asthma)

3

What are slime of the economic problems of traffic?

Congestion on roads
Petrol costs
Having to maintain roads

4

What are the environmental problems of traffic?

Co2 pollution

5

What are the solutions to traffic problems?

Increase parking prices
Congestion charge (London)
Underground train system (metro)
Increase price of petrol
Park and ride (Cambridge)

6

What are the advantages of trams?

Reduces number of cars
Reduced co2 emissions

7

What are the disadvantages of trams?

Often have to walk to station
Electric wires
Mainly in city
Dangerous to pedestrians

8

What are the advantages of park and ride schemes?

Less cars in city
Cheaper than parking in city

9

What are the disadvantages of park and ride schemes?

Takes problem out of city
Doesn't reduce car numbers
Destroy greenfield land

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