transportation system

Definitions of transportation system
  1. noun
    a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    synonyms: transit, transportation
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    air transportation system
    a transportation system for moving passengers or goods by air
    highway system
    a transportation system consisting of roads for motor transport
    public transit
    a public transportation system for moving passengers
    short line
    a transportation system that operates over relatively short distances
    telferage, telpherage
    a transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity
    hub-and-spoke, hub-and-spoke system
    a system of air transportation in which local airports offer air transportation to a central airport where long-distance flights are available
    mass rapid transit, rapid transit
    an urban public transit system using underground or elevated trains
    type of:
    facility, installation
    a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
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