a system of large-scale public transportation in a given metropolitan area, typically comprising buses, subways, and elevated trains.
- Compare rapid transit.
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How to use mass transit in a sentence
As the summer wore on, Thrillist found ways to produce travel and experience content that readers could do without using public or mass transit.‘Not just one thing’: How Thrillist plans to rebound from a nearly travel-free 2020 | Max Willens | February 8, 2021 | Digiday
SpaceX is building the equivalent of a space railroad—a mass transit system that moves bulk goods for the lowest possible price per pound.SpaceX won’t be the only company launching commercial rockets in 2021 | Charlie Wood | January 22, 2021 | Popular-Science
With a progressive majority in Congress to pass an ambitious transportation bill, the federal government could discourage driving and favor mass transit by raising the gas tax and revising transportation spending formulas.
Grocery stores, mass transit hubs, and doctor’s offices may warrant an extra level of care, though there are other considerations beyond time and place.When are two masks better than one for preventing COVID-19? | Tara Santora | January 20, 2021 | Popular-Science
First elected in 2014, Lierman quickly rose into leadership positions in the House of Delegates, supporting issues including mass transit, expanded broadband access, broadening public records laws and paying college athletes.Lierman launches bid for Maryland comptroller with goal of boosting equity | Erin Cox | December 17, 2020 | Washington Post
Cast of beloved musical classes up mass transit with a capella ‘Circle of Life’Viral Video of the Day: 'Lion King' Cast Takes Broadway to Subway | Alex Chancey | August 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
No president was better at funding mass transit than Ronald Reagan, he writes.Powerbroker Richard Ravitch Thinks New York Might Be Doomed | Josh Robin | April 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Google Maps: The biggest reason I have Google Maps on my homescreen has got to be mass transit directions!Matt Galligan, Co-founder and CEO of Circa, Shares His Home Screen’s Apps | Matt Galligan | February 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For much of the last few decades, U.S. airlines have essentially provided mass transit in the sky.
Avidor, an artist, is a liberal New York native and mass-transit enthusiast who was a Green Party member for a time.
We shall need further anti-crime, mass transit, and transportation legislation--and new tools to fight air pollution.
Local mass transit, faring even worse, is as essential a community service as hospitals and highways.
We must help obtain more modern mass transit within our communities as well as low-cost transportation between them.