Definition of commuter
1 : a person who commutes (as between a suburb and a city)
2 : a small airline that carries passengers relatively short distances on a regular schedule
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In Tbilisi’s city center, commuters jostle their way onto the metro and young people crowd into smoky cafes serving artisanal teas.
The probable cause affidavit filed Tuesday offers the most complete official account to date of the events that unfolded Friday on a light-rail car packed with commuters eager to get home for the Memorial Day weekend.
Police watch as commuters pass through Manchester Victoria railway station in Manchester England, which has reopened for the first time since the terror attack on the adjacent Manchester Arena Tuesday May 30, 2017.
Residents there have wanted to block access to their subdivisions from the station's parking lot, to keep commuters from parking outside their homes.
Or in London, where commuters spent 101 hours — or 2 ½ work weeks — simmering in traffic delays last year.
Warrington is a commuter town and Labour stronghold between Liverpool and Manchester.
Metra said commuter trains near Barrington remain stopped while authorities are on scene.
Those track closings will force significant changes to the schedules of the nation’s two busiest commuter train systems — the Long Island Rail Road and New Jersey Transit.
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