mass rapid transit

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Noun1.mass rapid transit - an urban public transit system using underground or elevated trainsmass rapid transit - an urban public transit system using underground or elevated trains
public transit - a public transportation system for moving passengers
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This implies substantial scope for generating 'win-win' situations via LVC: more infrastructure funding means more mass rapid transit gets built, and more quickly; this generates more windfalls for property owners and improves productivity and welfare for all residents.'
The Mass Transit Master Plan also includes high travel demand corridors which is comprised of the revival of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR), Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Brown Line and BRT Blue Line, which will eventually become a mass rapid transit line as well.
[Singapore], November 15 ( ANI ): At least 23 passengers were injured after Singapore's Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) train collided with a stationary train, at Joo Koon MRT station on Wednesday morning, as per the local media.
The workers were buried after a 490 tonne concrete span fell from the site at the project, which is an ongoing initiative to build a new mass rapid transit system across the Klang Valley - one of Malaysia's most densely-populated areas that includes the capital, Kuala Lumpur.
The FO list of unusual laws and customs includes: VENICE - Feeding pigeonsis against the law; JAPAN - It is illegal to takesome commonly available nasal sprays containing pseudoephedrine into the country; BARCELONA - It is againstthe law to wear a bikini, swimming trunks or to go bare-chested away from the beach front area of the city; SINGAPORE - Chewing gumis strictly prohibited on the Mass Rapid Transit system; BARBADOS - It is an offencefor anyone, including children, to dress in camouflage clothing: NIGERIA - It is illegal totake mineral water into the country; FIJI - Sunbathing topless isprohibited; MALDIVES - Publicobservance of religions other than Islam is prohibited for non-Maldivians and visitors.
The Government-guaranteed Sukuk constitutes the first tranche of financing for Malaysia's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK Blue Line) project, which has been estimated to cost a total of more than MYR 30 billion.
30 May 2012 - AmInvestment Bank, CIMB Investment Bank, Maybank Investment Bank and RHB Investment Bank have been selected to arrange a MYR8bn (USD2.5bn/EUR2bn) sukuk programme aimed at ensuring funding for the country's railway project Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit, The Business Times reported on Wednesday, citing the finance ministry.
Bolstered by big public infrastructural projects such as the ongoing construction of mass rapid transit system in northern Taiwan, the projected expansion in the Wuku-Yangmei section of the Sun Yat-sen Highway, and the planned rapid transit system between Taipei and Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan's cement market demand in 2012 is estimated to edge up 2%-3% to 12.5-13 million metric tons, according to industry insiders.
Given the barriers to smooth traffic flow in these cities, mass rapid transit systems appear to be the only viable solution to these traffic woes.
UEM Group Bhd will bid for Klang Valley s mass rapid transit project worth RM36 billion if the project is tendered out on an open tender basis.
The completion of the basic design will be followed a tender for construction of the mass rapid transit (MRT) project) scheduled to be completed in 2016, Tunjung said.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-21 December 2006-Poyry Plc wins contracts for mass rapid transit systems in Latin America(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD