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  1. Transportation in Japan and the U.S. By Dan Chargo

  2. Transportation in Japan • Efficient public transport systems • Trains • Subways • Buses Rush hour 8-9am and 5pm

  3. Trains • Train network • Japan Railways • Rail Passes

  4. High Speed Trains(Shinkansen) • 1st bullet train 1964 • 300 km/h • Tokyo to major cities

  5. Buses • A main form of public transit • Highway buses • Complicated system for fares

  6. Taxi’s • Major cities • Relatively expensive • Very nice inside

  7. Bicycles (Jitensha) • Common for all ages • Theft

  8. Ferries Geographic layout

  9. Cars • Cities • Rural Areas • Gas efficient • 3.84/gallon Kei-class

  10. Commuting numbers For company workers • 48% train/subway • 24% car • 9% bus/street car • 9% bike • 7% walk • 3% motorcycle

  11. U.S. Transportation • Buses • Taxi/Subways in some major cities • Automobiles

  12. Buses • Commuting/ school • Downtown areas

  13. Taxi’s and Subway

  14. Airplanes

  15. Automobiles • Fuel Consumption

  16. Similarities • Buses in cities • Use of Taxi’s • Airplanes

  17. Differences • Population Density • Bicycles • Trains • Ferries • Cars

  18. More Cars • Japans auto industry • Japan exports 4 million in 03 imports 281000 • US exports 1.3 million in 03 imports 5.7 million

  19. Japanese cars in the US • 817000 Japanese cars sold in us in 03 • 4 of top 5 top selling passenger cars 03 • High quality

  20. Japanese Honda Toyota Nissan Mazda Mitsubishi Subaru American Ford General Motors Chrysler Big names in the auto business

  21. Traffic Laws in Japan • Left side of road • 18 year old minimum • Signs Japanese/ English • Speed limits

  22. 2005 Toyota Camry

  23. Nissan Skyline

  24. Bibliography • www.Japan-guide.com • www.wikepedia.com • Wards Motor Vehicle Facts and Figures 2004