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Public transit (Aet)

Definition
Transportation service to the public on a regular basis using vehicles which transport more than one person for compensation, usually but not exclusively, over a set route or routes from one fixed point to another. Routes and schedules of this service may be predetermined by the operator or may be determined through a cooperative arrangement. Sub-categories include paratransit and mass transit service that are available to the general public. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Local transit
Mass transit
Transit
Broader Term
Transportation modes (Ae)
Narrower Terms
Bus transit (Aetb)
Rail transit (Aetr)
Paratransit services (Aett)
Marine transit (Aetw)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Air transportation (Aea)
Ground transportation (Aeg)
Water transportation (Aes)
Nonmotorized transportation (Aex)
Related Terms (Associative)
Rural transit (Afma)
Urban transit (Afna)