Term of the Road Dictionary

public transit

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport General Items
  • Definition : Transport system available to the public in an urban centre, using vehicles designed for use by multiple individuals, with fares, schedules and routes that are planned and available in advance. Note: public transit services are generally provided by buses, underground, tramways and suburban trains [OQLF].
  • Abbreviation : PT
  • Synonyms : transit

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