Transportation in Japan and US

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  • 1. Transportation in Japan and the U.S. By Dan Chargo
  • 2. Transportation in Japan
    • Efficient public transport systems
    • Trains
    • Subways
    • Buses
    • Rush hour 8-9am and 5pm
  • 3. Trains
    • Train network
    • Japan Railways
    • Rail Passes
  • 4. High Speed Trains (Shinkansen)
    • 1 st bullet train 1964
    • 300 km/h
    • Tokyo to major cities
  • 5. Buses
    • A main form of public transit
    • Highway buses
    • Complicated system for fares
  • 6. Taxi’s
    • Major cities
    • Relatively expensive
    • Very nice inside
  • 7. Bicycles (Jitensha)
    • Common for all ages
    • Theft
  • 8. Ferries
        • Geographic layout
  • 9. Cars
    • Cities
    • Rural Areas
    • Gas efficient
    • 3.84/gallon
    Kei-class
  • 10. Commuting numbers
    • For company workers
    • 48% train/subway
    • 24% car
    • 9% bus/street car
    • 9% bike
    • 7% walk
    • 3% motorcycle
  • 11. U.S. Transportation
    • Buses
    • Taxi/Subways in some major cities
    • Automobiles
  • 12. Buses
    • Commuting/ school
    • Downtown areas
  • 13. Taxi’s and Subway
  • 14. Airplanes
  • 15. Automobiles
    • Fuel Consumption
  • 16. Similarities
    • Buses in cities
    • Use of Taxi’s
    • Airplanes
  • 17. Differences
    • Population Density
    • Bicycles
    • Trains
    • Ferries
    • Cars
  • 18. More Cars
    • Japans auto industry
    • Japan exports 4 million in 03 imports 281000
    • US exports 1.3 million in 03 imports 5.7 million
  • 19. Japanese cars in the US
    • 817000 Japanese cars sold in us in 03
    • 4 of top 5 top selling passenger cars 03
    • High quality
  • 20. Big names in the auto business
    • Japanese
    • Honda
    • Toyota
    • Nissan
    • Mazda
    • Mitsubishi
    • Subaru
    • American
    • Ford
    • General Motors
    • Chrysler
  • 21. Traffic Laws in Japan
    • Left side of road
    • 18 year old minimum
    • Signs Japanese/ English
    • Speed limits
  • 22. 2005 Toyota Camry
  • 23. Nissan Skyline
  • 24. Bibliography
    • www.Japan-guide.com
    • www.wikepedia.com
    • Wards Motor Vehicle Facts and Figures 2004