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.
Imagine you were implementing this Congestion Charge in London. Using this handout, mark on where you would zone off. Then map out the actual zone* Careful to study the network of roads carefully.
Resource 1 - Transport for London Factsheet
Resource 2 - Impacts (SEE)
Resource 3 - 2016 addition 10 Year Old Car Charge
Resource 4 - 10 year review of the scheme BBC news.
Resource 5 - New addition to congestion charge 2017 - Thanks to Izzy
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. [7 Marks]
Alternative Case Study - Beijing, China. More information here.
* - Congestion charging zone map here
Alternative/Additional Case Study - Overfishing