CIVIL-V-TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING - I [10CV56]-SOLUTION - Transportation Engineering I 10CV56 VTU QUESTION PAPER UNIT 1 1 Discuss the role of

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Transportation Engineering- I 10CV56 Department Of Civil Engineering, SJBIT Page 1 VTU QUESTION PAPER UNIT 1 1.Discuss the role of transportation in National development. (Dec 14 )
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Transportation Engineering- I 10CV56 Department Of Civil Engineering, SJBIT Page 2 Social role of transportationTransportation has always played an important role in influencing the formation of urban societies. Although other facilities like availability of food and water played a major role, the contribution of transportation can be seen clearly from the formation, size and pattern, and the development of societies, especially urban centers. Formation of settlements:From the beginning of civilization, the man is living in settlements which existed near banks of major river junctions, a port, or an intersection of trade routes. Cities like New York, Mumbai and Moscow are good examples. Size and pattern of settlements:The initial settlements were relatively small developments but with due course of time, they grew in population and developed into big cities and major trade centers. The size of settlements is not only limited by the size
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