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CLIP 4720

Cars vs public transport - pros and cons

Cars vs public transport - pros and cons

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Key Info
  • Cars vs public transport - pros and cons
  • Duration: 01:26
  • Presenters Richard Hammond and Chris Packham give their opinions on the pros and cons of cars and public transport. Hammond believes cars are the best way to travel around and are good for carrying things you couldn't physically carry yourself. The disadvantages of buses are that you have to share them, they run to a timetable and they don't necessarily take you where you want to go. Packham thinks public transport is a much better use of resources and it is easier to implement improvements and efficiencies to public transport than to individual cars.
  • Subject:



    Environmental Issues

  • Keywords: transport, travel, bus, train, car, commute, cost, traffic, parking, environment, public transport
Ideas for use in class
  • Students could discuss their own ideas of how public transport could be made more attractive.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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