The 100KM Traffic Jam!
Starter - Using the work sheet below and with the video playing at the same time, identify the social, environmental and economic effects of this level of traffic congestion.
Objective: To define the concept of environmental sustainability & evaluate a management strategy at a local or national scale designed to achieve environmental sustainability.
**Link in to MDG number 7 ... remember them?**
Task 1 - What does environmental sustainability mean? Find a suitable definition and enter it into your note books then highlight.
Task 2 - Watch the 'Congested Streets' trailer to the right. Make a notes of the issues highlighted in the video. Use the structure sheet below.
Task 2 - You will be using the Congestion Charging scheme in London, UK as your case study example. This work can be found on the GATW website. Click this link to be taken directly to the page.
**Open and save this link too, it gives you further information on the London Congestion Charge.
Visit this website and explain the data and patterns set out on the three maps.
Complete the case study using the structure set out on the page. The outcome is to be able to answer the following question:
Evaluate a named management strategy at a local or national scale designed to achieve environmental sustainability. [15 Marks]
Alternative Case Study - Beijing, China. More information here.
Alternative/Additional Case Study - Overfishing