rapid transit

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of rapid transit

: fast passenger transportation (as by subway) in urban areas

Examples of rapid transit in a Sentence

  1. We'll use rapid transit to get from the airport to the hotel.

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First Known Use of rapid transit

1873


RAPID TRANSIT Defined for English Language Learners

rapid transit

noun

Definition of rapid transit for English Language Learners

  • : the system that is used in cities for quickly bringing people to and from places on trains, buses, etc.


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