noun[usually as modifier]
A form of high-speed urban passenger transportation such as a subway or elevated railroad system.
- The mass rapid transit system and the public bus services, from my own attempts in getting around, are commendable for their convenience.
- The Taipei City mass rapid transit system was severely hit by yesterday's earthquake, with service suspended for several hours.
- I think you need an interconnected system of rapid transit.
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Syllabification: rap·id tran·sit
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