para transit

paratransit

[par-uh-tran-sit, -zit]
noun
public or group transportation, as by automobile, van, or minibus, organized to relieve the congestion of mass transportation.

Origin:
1970–75; para-1 + transit

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paratransit
1973, from para- (q.v.) + transit.
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