rapid transit

(redirected from Elevated Transit Line)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

rapid transit

n.
An urban passenger transportation system using elevated or underground trains or a combination of both.

rap′id tran′sit


n.
a system of public transportation in a metropolitan area, usu. a subway or elevated train system.
[1870–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rapid transit - an urban public transit system using underground or elevated trainsrapid transit - an urban public transit system using underground or elevated trains
public transit - a public transportation system for moving passengers
References in periodicals archive ?
The MRT-7, once finished, would have an elevated transit line spanning 22.
Chicago's Green Line elevated transit line is back on track.
The ministry also said it instructed all nine train operators of similar unmanned elevated transit lines on the same day to check their train parts as well.