park-and-ride

[ pahrk-uh n-rahyd ]
/ ˈpɑrk ənˈraɪd /

noun

a municipal system that provides free parking for suburban commuters at an outlying terminus of a bus or rail line.

adjective

of or relating to such a system: park-and-ride lots.

Nearby words

  1. park keeper,
  2. park range,
  3. park ridge,
  4. park savanna,
  5. park, mungo,
  6. parka,
  7. parkade,
  8. parked,
  9. parker,
  10. parker bowles

Origin of park-and-ride

First recorded in 1965–70

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British Dictionary definitions for park and ride

park and ride

noun

  1. a transportation scheme in which travellers park their vehicles some distance away from a city centre, tourist attraction, etc and complete the journey by public transport
  2. (as modifier)a park-and-ride bus
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