park-and-ride

[pahrk-uh n-rahyd]

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.

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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