walking - Among so many different ways of transportation...

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Among so many different ways of transportation invented by modern technology, the most convenient way will always be walking. With walking, people do not need to spend time waiting for buses, own the transports like bicycles, also people do not need to worry about the pollution which is inevitable when people are driving a car. However, nothing is perfect, so here what I am going to talk about is the strengths and weaknesses about walking. What bothers us most nowadays? Transportation issues! The government and the public were finding ways to reduce the air pollution, energy consumption, and congestion, as well as revitalize downtown areas and to promote mobility for the carless since 1960s. Specifically, according to Susan Hanson's " the Context of Urban Travel concepts and Recent Trends "(Page 24), American government spent more than 11% of the U.S. Economy on the department of transportation on 2003, so the main point is what the government spent so much money for. Firstly, it is clearly that transportation, except for walking, is really a major consumer of energy, including fossil fuels like petroleum, gasoline and labor. Also, government needs to spend a lot on build new roads, broaden
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