Geography Mumbai Monorail (Top down case study)

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  • Mumbai Monorail (Top down case study)
    • What is it and why is it bottom up?
      • It is organised by individuals but affects people higher up.
      • Bottom up strategy- a strategy organised by individuals but aimed to affect all (including those higher up.)
      • A non-government project aimed to improve the transport facilities within Mumbai.
    • Advantages
      • (Social advantage) More people would have better jobs due to a better transport system.
      • (Economic advantage) Low running costs.
      • (Environment advantage) Lower carbon emission than cars
    • Disadvantages
      • (Social disadvantage) lack of slum culture
      • (Practical disadvantage) If one part shuts down, it closes the entire system.
      • (Economic disadvantage) High set-up costs
    • 8 Mark Question Tips
      • Keywords: emerging, formal sector, carbon emission, bottom up, top down
      • Structure: Point, evidence, explain, assess, link
      • Mumbai is a mega city and is developing into a world city


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