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Should governments spend more money on improving roads and highways, or shouldgovernments spend more money on improving public transportation (buses, trains, subways)?Why? Use specific reasons and details to develop your essay.

Essay topics: Should governments spend more money on improving roads and highways, or should
governments spend more money on improving public transportation (buses, trains, subways)?
Why? Use specific reasons and details to develop your essay.

farzanehoseini1990's picture

Governments should definitely spend more money on improving all forms of public transportation.
These include buses, subways and trains. This is the best way to preserve natural resources and reduce pollution.
As a planet, we're dealing with a finite amount of natural resources. Once they're gone, they can't be replaced. They can't fill our need for oil and gasoline forever. But we seem to forget that and consume them at an incredible rate. In wealthier countries, some families have two or three cars.
As soon as teenagers get their driver's licenses, they're given cars so their parents won't have to drive them places.
Public transportation hasn't been sufficiently developed. Because of this, suburban areas surrounding cities have been allowed to sprawl more and more widely. This means that people can't even go to the store without having to hop into the car. Everything is too far away fromwhere they live. If there were better and more frequent public transportation, people would be able to give up their cars for local driving.
As a result of all the cars being driven, we're dealing with terrible pollution problems. In big cities, there are days during the summer when the elderly and people with respiratory problems are advised not to leave the house. Ten years ago this was unheard of! Now it's the norm. Public transportation would cut down considerably on air pollution.
Public transportation also encourages a sense of community. People who travel to work together all the time get to know each other. Cars isolate us from our neighbors. However, people feel they need to drive because they can't depend on public transportation to fit their schedules. If more money were available, buses, subways and trains could run 24 hours a day. Then they would be available all the time to the people who need them.
I always try to take public transportation whenever possible, and I encourage friends and neighbors to try it to. I think we must support public transportation in order to create a better world.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 74, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: they're
...inite amount of natural resources. Once theyre gone, they cant be replaced. They cant ...
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Line 3, column 92, Rule ID: CANT[1]
Message: Did you mean 'can't' or 'cannot'?
Suggestion: can't; cannot
...tural resources. Once theyre gone, they cant be replaced. They cant fill our need fo...
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Line 3, column 115, Rule ID: CANT[1]
Message: Did you mean 'can't' or 'cannot'?
Suggestion: can't; cannot
...heyre gone, they cant be replaced. They cant fill our need for oil and gasoline fore...
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Line 4, column 50, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: they're
...s teenagers get their drivers licenses, theyre given cars so their parents wont have t...
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Message: Possible spelling mistake found
Suggestion: hasn't
...ive them places. Public transportation hasnt been sufficiently developed. Because of...
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Message: Did you mean 'can't' or 'cannot'?
Suggestion: can't; cannot
...and more widely. This means that people cant even go to the store without having to ...
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Message: Did you mean 'it's' (='it is') instead of 'its' (possessive pronoun)?
Suggestion: it's; it is
... Ten years ago this was unheard of! Now its the norm. Public transportation would c...
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Message: Did you mean 'can't' or 'cannot'?
Suggestion: can't; cannot
...le feel they need to drive because they cant depend on public transportation to fit ...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, however, if, so, then, i think, as a result

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 15.0 15.1003584229 99% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 9.0 9.8082437276 92% => OK
Conjunction : 12.0 13.8261648746 87% => OK
Relative clauses : 5.0 11.0286738351 45% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 30.0 43.0788530466 70% => OK
Preposition: 40.0 52.1666666667 77% => OK
Nominalization: 11.0 8.0752688172 136% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1690.0 1977.66487455 85% => OK
No of words: 338.0 407.700716846 83% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.0 4.8611393121 103% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.28774723029 4.48103885553 96% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.75060111964 2.67179642975 103% => OK
Unique words: 209.0 212.727598566 98% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.618343195266 0.524837075471 118% => OK
syllable_count: 513.9 618.680645161 83% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.51630824373 99% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 7.0 9.59856630824 73% => OK
Interrogative: 0.0 0.994623655914 0% => OK
Article: 0.0 3.08781362007 0% => OK
Subordination: 6.0 3.51792114695 171% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 1.86738351254 107% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 4.94265232975 61% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 26.0 20.6003584229 126% => OK
Sentence length: 13.0 20.1344086022 65% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 26.9087874167 48.9658058833 55% => The essay contains lots of sentences with the similar length. More sentence varieties wanted.
Chars per sentence: 65.0 100.406767564 65% => OK
Words per sentence: 13.0 20.6045352989 63% => OK
Discourse Markers: 2.07692307692 5.45110844103 38% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 8.0 4.53405017921 176% => Less paragraphs wanted.
Language errors: 8.0 5.5376344086 144% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 9.0 11.8709677419 76% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 3.85842293907 130% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 12.0 4.88709677419 246% => Less facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.180584839574 0.236089414692 76% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0488787034469 0.076458572812 64% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0867518052773 0.0737576698707 118% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0992348553646 0.150856017488 66% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.123443031519 0.0645574589148 191% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 8.6 11.7677419355 73% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 66.74 58.1214874552 115% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 6.10430107527 51% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 7.2 10.1575268817 71% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.83 10.9000537634 99% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.6 8.01818996416 95% => OK
difficult_words: 71.0 86.8835125448 82% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 5.0 10.002688172 50% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 7.2 10.0537634409 72% => OK
text_standard: 8.0 10.247311828 78% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 70.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 21.0 Out of 30
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