Simple Definition of rapid transit
: the system that is used in cities for quickly bringing people to and from places on trains, buses, etc.
Full Definition of rapid transit
: fast passenger transportation (as by subway) in urban areas
Examples of rapid transit
We'll use rapid transit to get from the airport to the hotel.
First Known Use of rapid transit
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