Definition of park-and-ride in English:

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park-and-ride

noun

[often as modifier]
A system for reducing urban traffic congestion, in which drivers leave their cars in parking lots on the outskirts of a city and travel to the city center on public transportation: a new park-and-ride system in the town to cut traffic jams
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  • It was hoped that a park-and-ride system could reduce the number of commuters driving into Ilkley and parking all day.
  • People were encouraged to use public transport and the park-and-ride facility at Black Ash to access the city.
  • A park-and-ride system will operate from the Queen's Parade site, which is around three-quarters of a mile from the main gate.

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