Metro


Metro

Metro is an abbreviation of metropolitan, and is the name of many products and services relating to urban areas, especially public transport systems.

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Public transport

Rapid transit systems

  • Metro (rapid transit), a passenger railway system in an urban area with a high capacity and frequency
  • Metro, the name of hundreds of rapid transit networks around the world named after the Paris Métro. See List of metro systems#List.

Non rapid transit rail networks

These networks are not rapid transit systems, and are not in the list mentioned above.

  • Metro Light Rail (Phoenix), in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Arizona, United States
  • Tranz Metro, commuter rail in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Metrolink (Manchester), a light urban tram system in Greater Manchester, UK
  • Muni Metro, the light rail system serving San Francisco, California, United States
  • Metro Trains Melbourne, the operator of the suburban railway network in Melbourne, Australia
  • MetroTrain, the rail services co-ordinated by Metro (West Yorkshire) in England

Bus services and other transit authorities

  • Metrobus (disambiguation), a name used by multiple bus operators
  • Metro Tasmania, a state owned bus company that is the major public transport provider in Tasmania's five main population centres
  • Metro (Belfast), bus services in Northern Ireland
  • King County Metro, serving King County, Washington and the Seattle metropolitan area
  • Madison Metro, serving Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • Metro Transit (disambiguation), a name used by multiple bus services
  • Metro (Houston) or the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, responsible for rail and bus systems in the Greater Houston area, Texas, United States
  • Metro (West Yorkshire), the brand adopted by the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive in England
  • NFTA Metro, in Erie and Niagara counties of New York, United States
  • Metro (Christchurch), the brand for co-ordinated public transport in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, branded Metro, responsible for rapid transit metro and bus systems in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding suburbs, United States
  • Metro (St. Louis), the brand for the Bi-State Development Agency, serving St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Metro, the brand for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, United States, responsible for rail and bus systems
  • Swansea Metro, a bus rapid transit line in Wales

Airports

  • Metropolitan Airport, Palmer, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
  • Detroit Metro Airport, Michigan, United States

Populations

Government

Media

Newspapers

Magazines

  • Metro (magazine), a monthly lifestyle magazine published in New Zealand
  • Metro Magazine, a trade magazine published for bus and rail transit and motorcoach operators since 1904 (since 1975 under that title)

Broadcasting

Retail businesses

Entertainment

Music

Film

Other

Vehicles

  • Fairchild Metro, a turboprop, 19-passenger commuter airliner
  • Austin Metro, or MG Metro, produced by Austin Rover in Europe
  • Geo Metro, sold by General Motors in the United States
  • International Harvester Metro Van, a delivery van made by International Harvester

Language

  • The word for metre, a unit of length, in several languages including Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • metrosexual, a neologism for a heterosexual male

Technology

  • Metro, former code name of the XML Paper Specification, Microsoft's document framework
  • Metro Ethernet, a computer network based on the Ethernet standard and which covers a metropolitan area
  • GlassFish Metro, an opensource web service stack that is part of the GlassFish project
  • Metro (design language), crafted by Microsoft for Windows Media Center, Zune, Windows Phone 7, Windows 8 and Xbox 360 Dashboard

Sport

Education

  • Metro Academic and Classical High School, a high school in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • Metro State College in Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Metro State University in Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

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