The analysis discussed the environmental characteristics of various transportation systems in The Netherlands. The analysis facilitates a comparison of several modes from an environmental perspective, keeping in mind the fact that modes are not always interchangeable. Using the train or the bicycle is not only favourable from an environmental perspective, but also from a sustainable development point of view, because those modes are relatively cheap and fast. Interestingly, these two modes together cover a complete spectrum of possible travel distances.
The conclusions are robust when subjected to a variety of sensitivity analyses. Changing weightage factors per variab