Originally posted by matek
Should governments spend more money on improving roads and highways, or should governments spend more money on improving public transportation (buses, trains, subways)? Why? Use specific reasons and details to develop your essay.
Transportation is an very important factor in every country's development. It encourages other economic aspects to develope . Investment in transportation is always necessary in every nation, but the question is how to invest efficiently. Should the government spend more money on improving roads and highways, or should governments spend more money on improving public transportation (buses, trains, subways)? The answer is ofcouse, depends on the situation of each country. In my country, many studies have shown that the latter one is more efficient.
My country is quite big, with many rivers and mountains, which are great disadvantages for building roads, and bridges. On the other hand, the water trasportation, and the railway systems throughout the country are already very good for delivering goods, and traveling. The investment on roads and highways seem to be unnecessary and costly.
On the contrast, the population is densely concentrated on big cities, where the traffic problems are getting more and more complicated. Traffic jams take so much time from people. The problem is everyone drive their own motorbike to work, and the population keeps increasing. Besides,the puclic trasportation is very undeveloped, there are few bus routes in the cities. If we can sovle this problem, we can save time for everyone, and that means we are saving money. The solution seems to be the improving of puclic trasportation. It's not expensive, and may solve the problem efficiently.
Depending on the necessity of the developement of transportation in cities, the government should spend more money on public transportation. Improving roads and highways at the moment is unnecessary and very costly.