- 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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Avidor, an artist, is a liberal New York native and mass-transit enthusiast who was a Green Party member for a time.Leading the Anti-Bachmann Army
David A. Graham
July 19, 2011