rapidtransit

rapid transit

noun
a system of public transportation in a metropolitan area, usually a subway or elevated train system.
Compare mass transit.


Origin:
1870–75, Americanism

rapid-transit, adjective
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rapid transit

noun
an urban public transit system using underground or elevated trains 
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