Vocabulary | Transportation

Traffic congestion写作时常常用来替代Traffic jam
Treacherous road condition危险的路况(天气预报只要下雪就有此词
Public transit公交(北美常用此词
Magnetically-levitated trains磁悬浮列车
Sky train其实就是轻轨(Light rail)
Streetcar = tram = trolley有轨电车
Ferry渡轮
Road rage指路上横冲直撞的那种现象
Aggressive driver蛮不讲理的司机
Reckless driving不负责任的开车
Drunk driving酒驾
Offender = culprit肇事者
Commuter指每天经过长距离上班的人,这个过程又称之为commute(通勤)
 New York City residents spend an average of about one full week a year getting to work —— the longest commute time in the nation among large city.
Traffic volume交通量
Modes/means of transportation交通方式
Vehicle交通工具
Decline下降
Densely-populated人口稠密的
Soar激增
Packed = crowed拥挤的
Be squished up被挤在…
Population explosion/boom人口激增
Impose higher tax on提高征税
Pedestrian行人
Fine罚款
Sardine-packed形容公交像沙丁鱼罐头那么挤
Subway car地铁的一节车厢
Hazardous危险的
Fleet本意舰队,美国也会指车队
Car-pool多人乘坐同一辆汽车
Metropolitan大都市的
Collision = car accident撞车(口语也有用car werck
Density of population人口密度
Overpass过街天桥(也有叫sky bridge的
Underpass地下过街通道
Diesel engine柴油机
Steam-driven蒸汽驱动
Petrol-driven汽油驱动
Hydrogen-driven氢气为动力的
Horse-drawn carriage观光用马拉观光车
Chariot欧洲古代的战车

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