Transport and Car Use in Edmonton
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The diagrams below give information on transport and car use in Edmonton. Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparison where relevant. Write at least 150 words.

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The pie chart shows the proportion of four major types of transport that people use in Edmonton and the table indicates why people use their cars in the city.

As can be seen from the pie chart, car is the most popular means of transport, accounting for 45% of the total. The second most popular form of transport is the LRT, which represents 35%, while the usage of bus and taxi only occupies 10% respectively.

The table gives more detailed information about people’s purposes for using their cars. Surprisingly, 55% of people use cars to commute to work. Cars are also used a lot for business purposes (45%) and for taking children to school (40%). However, only 15% of people need the cars for shopping and, similarly, another 15% of them go for leisure activities by car.

Overall, there are multiple choices of transport for people living in Edmonton but a lot of people depend on cars for travelling.

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