Transportation: Mass Transit
These sites feature information on various forms of mass transportation. Includes images of the different forms of public transit that are used all over the world. There are also links to eThemes Resources on overview of transportation and trains.
Public Transportation: Moving America Forward
This 16 page PDF provides information about public transportation and the related benefits.
NOTE: The reading level may be for more advanced readers.
Use these educational materials to teach your students about the benefits of public transit
Read about the advantages and disadvantages of the aerobus over other types of mass transit. Click on "FAQ" to find out more.
Buses and Trucks
Choose "Information" and then "Buses and Trucks" to read about buses and how they have come to be a useful mode of transportation for many people.
Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
Information about the public transit system in Kansas City. Visit "Transit Happenings" to find out what is going on.
Links to World Subway
Scroll down and click on a link to view a map of subways around the world. NOTE: Some links may not work.
Read this short chapter on public transit. Take the quiz from the "Chapter Five Quiz" link at the bottom.
This site contains articles about the latest issue in mass transit. Choose and article to find out more. NOTE: This site contains ads.
eThemes Resource: Transportation: Overview
These sites give a brief overview of the history of transportation. Topics covered include women in transportation, transportation clipart, museum information, and more. Links to eThemes Resources on specific modes of transportation are included.
Read all about railroads and trains. View historical photographs of trains or tune in to live shots from Webcams. There are also audio and video files about this mode of transportation. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on the transcontinental railroad.
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