rapid transit

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rapid transit

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

rap′id tran′sit

a system of public transportation in a metropolitan area, usu. a subway or elevated train system.
[1870–75, Amer.]
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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
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The elected legislator from NA-25 (DIKhan-cum-Tank) informed that Khattak wants to complete development projects including Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit Line, adding that if these projects are not completed before the elections it can adversely affect the party's electoral campaign.
Department of Transportation as Americas first Smart City in 2016 and recently launching central Ohios first bus rapid transit line this month.
The rapid transit line, a project of the Aquino administration which began in April 2016, is expected to be operational by the fourth quarter of 2019.
6 (ANI):The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide 500 million to support the construction of a new 18 station Rapid Transit line in Bangalore and the purchase of 96 train cars for use on the line.
1 kilometre rapid transit line which is expected to benefit 250,000 people every day.
CMAX is the city's bus rapid transit line that is set to begin officially running in the Spring of 2018.
Detailing the proposed punitive actions, the top bureaucrat said if anyone operates buses in the rapid transit line without licence, if anyone hands over the licence without prior approval and if anyone prints tickets without permission will face 10 years of imprisonment or 5mn taka as fine or both.
Major road work on the new EmX bus rapid transit line serving west Eugene is winding down, but residents can continue to receive updates on the project through the winter.
And we are talking about turning the No 11 outer circle route into a rapid transit line.
The film centers on the murder of Oscar Grant, an African American man who was shot and killed by a police officer at the Fruitvale stop of the Bay Area Rapid transit line in Oakland, Calif.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 3, 2012-Skanska awarded USD347m contract for rapid transit line expansion in northern California(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
AaThe rapid transit line has been slotted together at breakneck speed, much like the often traffic-clogged city it aims to serve.

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