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What is transportation engineering?

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The word Transportation is derived from two roots, TRANS (Carry) and PORTARE (across). Transportation Engineering deals with the study of movement of people and goods from one place to another in an efficient, rapid and comfortable manner via different modes e.g. roads, rails, waterways, airways and pipeways. and Transportation Engineering means to find solution to problems in transportation, to make it more efficient, safe and reliable and moreover to make it cheap and accessible to everyone. Transportation Engineering also deals with the development and maintenance of the modes of transportation e.g railway lines, roadways, runways etc

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