The chart shows the differences in the average distance traveled by a person by various means of transportation in the Netherlands between 2001 and 2006. Overall, commuters in the Netherlands made more trips in 2006 than they did in 2001. Among the available categories, the figures for cars were unsurpassed. Except for walking, bicycling, and local buses, the majority of the remaining categories showed increases in the overall distance traveled.
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In particular, a person drove his car 3,199 miles on average in 2001. Then in 2006, this average distance rose to 4,806 miles. In addition to this mode of transportation, riding trains, long-distance buses, and taxis all saw large increases in their usage, with respective increases in mileage of 289 miles to 366 miles, 54 miles to 124 miles, and 13 miles to 42 miles.
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On the other hand, cycling and walking were not particularly encouraged. These two categories both experienced a slight fall in their numbers. Local bus usage also decreased dramatically as a result of the average distance’s sharp decline from 429 miles in 2001 to 274 miles in 2006.
In conclusion, travel amount has increased and people are more dependent on Cars as travel mode and prefer less physical activity like walking and bicycling.