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park-and-ride

[pahrk-uh n-rahyd] /ˈpɑrk ənˈraɪd/
noun
1.
a municipal system that provides free parking for suburban commuters at an outlying terminus of a bus or rail line.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to such a system:
park-and-ride lots.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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Examples from the web for park-and-ride
  • At the end of the line, the group followed a guide off the train and over to a large concrete park-and-ride garage.
  • park-and-ride systems avoid having to park in city centers.
Contemporary definitions for park-and-ride
noun

a system set up with suburban or outskirt parking areas from which public transportation carries people to town, intended to reduce urban traffic congestion

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