paratransit
noun Date: 1973 transportation service that supplements larger public transit systems by providing individualized rides without fixed routes or timetables

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • paratransit — 1973, from PARA (Cf. para ) + TRANSIT (Cf. transit) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Paratransit — Two Maui Bus buses engaged in paratransit services. One is picking up a person who uses a wheelchair, while another is discharging another person using a mobility scooter. Paratransit is an alternative mode of flexible passenger transportation… …   Wikipedia

  • paratransit — /par euh tran sit, zit/, n. public or group transportation, as by automobile, van, or minibus, organized to relieve the congestion of mass transportation. [1970 75; PARA 1 + TRANSIT] * * * …   Universalium

  • paratransit — noun An auxiliary transit service without fixed routes or schedules, usually serving the disabled …   Wiktionary

  • paratransit — para·transit …   English syllables

  • paratransit — /ˈpærətrænzət/ (say paruhtranzuht) noun a system of transportation which supplements an urban transit system, using shared taxis, small car pools, buses, etc., to transport passengers. {para 1 + transit} …   Australian English dictionary

  • paratransit — ¦parəˌ noun Etymology: para (I) + transit (I) : transportation service that supplements larger public transit systems by providing individualized rides without fixed routes or timetables * * * /par euh tran sit, zit/, n. public or group… …   Useful english dictionary

  • MetroWest Regional Transit Authority — (MWRTA) Map of the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) service area in green with the central hub town of Framingham in blue …   Wikipedia

  • Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority — MARTA redirects here. For the county bus system in California, see Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority …   Wikipedia

  • RTC Transit — This article is about the RTC in Southern Nevada. For the RTC in Northern Nevada, see Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County. RTC Transit Slogan We re going places. Parent Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada …   Wikipedia

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