There are almost 65,000 airports in the world. Hamburg Airport, which opened in January 1911, is the oldest commercial international airport worldwide, which is still in operation. Hamburg Airport, which opened in January 1911, is the oldest commercial international airport worldwide, which is still in service.Read more
The transport network in Russia is one of the world’s most large transport systems. The national web of roads and railways and airways stretches about 7,700 kilometers (4,800 miles) from the city of Kaliningrad in the west to the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in the east.Read more
Density is a hugely important measure that is connected to everything from urban design to transportation and economic growth.Read more
Numbers of trips between the stations of London’s Santander Cycle Hire Scheme in 2017. This dataset represents around 1.5 millionRead more
Percent of workers 15 and older who drive a car, truck or van alone to work by U.S. county. TopRead more
Construction of the Highway System was declared finished in 1992. The cost of the Interstate Highway System’s construction was almost $114 billion (equal to $521 billion in 2020). The primary system has been extended many times by the expansion of being designations and creating new designations. Currently, all routes’ total length is more than 48.4 thousand miles (~78 thousand kilometers).Read more
Road density is the ratio of the length of the country’s total road network to the country’s land area. TheRead more
Driving direction: 1919 vs 2019 In 1919, 104 of the world’s territories were left-hand traffic and an equal number wereRead more
In 1956 President of the United States Dwight Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act. The act provided for creating 41 thousand-mile “National System of Interstate and Defense Highways” that would reduce hazardous roads, ineffective routes, and traffic jams.Read more
Flying was innovative and discomforting in the early years of the 20th century. Notwithstanding all of the discomforting and limiting features of air journey, air travel increased in popularity. The number of airline travelers in the U.S. went from less than 6 thousand in 1926 to about 173 thousand in 1929.
Today, commercial flights over 10,000 kilometers (6213.7 miles) are a daily routine.