The graph below shows the different modes of transport used to travel to and from work in one European city in 1960, 1980 and 2000.
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The given graph gives details about the mode of transport in the years of 1960, 1980 and 2000 in one of the European cities. The modes of transports under review are namely train, car, tube and bus.
Overall, the popularity of bus transport for commuting in the year 1960 was taken over by cars in the year 2000. In the year 1960 the popular mode of transport was bus, 38%, that was two times higher than that of the car use. The year 1980, tube and car became equally popular with 23% of commuters. The difference between the train and bus are minimal around 28%.
After forty years from 1960, in 2000 there were a remarkable difference between the percentages of commuters in these four modes of transports. The percentage of train users are dropped to by 6%, tube by 3%, and bus by 10%. On the contrary, the car commuters percentage was showed a sharp increase of 15%.
In summary, the popular mode of transportation for commuting in 1960 was bus, in 1980, it changed to tubes and finally in 2000 in turned to cars. It is evident that, the living standard of the people in Europe has been changed remarkably in the period of forty years from 1960.