Transport or Transportation
Mrs. Arlette Buckham-Reid
EDST6304 Fall 2009
Transportation or Transport is the movement
of people and goods from one place to
Example 1: Walking
Walking is a form of simple transport. Walking helps to move the body
from one place to another.
Example 2: Skateboards
Skateboarding can help to move the body from one place to another.
However, there must be a human helper to push the board along in order
for it to move in one specific direction.
Example 3: Bicycling
The wheels on a bicycle helps the human operator to move faster than
walking or skate boarding. In addition, the human can transport
materials (like a large bag) while riding.
Example 4: School Bus
Children are transported every school day to and from school by a school
bus or other types of transportation.
Example 5: Trucking
Millions of goods are delivered or moved from place to place by trucks
Example 6: Railroads
Many people rely on the transit train systems to move them from city to
city. New York City has one of the largest subway train systems in the
Example 7: Airplanes
Airplanes allow movement of people and goods from country to
country. This is one of the most complex types of transport.
Example 8: Human Powered Transport
Beds with wheels help doctors and nurses to transport or move their
patients from room to room in a hospital.
Example 9: Highway Transport
Many people rely on their personal vehicles to take them from one place
to another. Others may rely on a city’s transit system instead.
Example 10: Maritime Transport
Transport by water was once more popularly used than that of air planes. It is
still considered to be a great form of transportation for many companies with
large amounts of goods to move from one country to another.