public transport

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n public transport conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
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Usage

In literature:

I, as regimental quartermaster, had charge of the public property and had also to look after the transportation.
"Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete" by Ulysses S. Grant
I, as regimental quartermaster, had charge of the public property and had also to look after the transportation.
"Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete" by U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan
Scaurus had all the public pictures of Sicyon transported to Rome.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume III" by John Lord
But here I can not forbear to recommend a repeal of the tax on the transportation of public prints.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Greek artists were transported to Rome and placed in charge of the most important public works.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 598, June 18, 1887" by Various
Do not use public transportation, because Marscorp will undoubtedly be checking public transport now.
"Rebels of the Red Planet" by Charles Louis Fontenay
You can enjoy complete seclusion and still be no more than a ten-minute walk from public transportation.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
He believed that transportation within city limits should be under public ownership and control.
"Charles Carleton Coffin" by William Elliot Griffis
He maintained, that the current reports respecting transportation deserved no credence, and were unsafe as foundations of public policy.
"The History of Tasmania , Volume II (of 2)" by John West
Transportation, the tread-wheel, or a public whipping, would perhaps be sufficient.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
It was even murder to ride public transportation because of the space-reductions.
"This Crowded Earth" by Robert Bloch
Others were transported across the borders without any publication of the fact.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The first trust to arouse public notice was concerned in the transportation and manufacture of petroleum and its products.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Another reason of especial significance is the development of public means of transportation.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
State control of railroad transportation is as essential to the welfare of the companies as it is to that of the public.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
Public transportation, he admitted, was superior to that found in the Western capitals.
"Combat" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
They spent the two hours before dinner in renewed transports and then dressed and made their public appearance.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
Organization of communal services for lighting, water, common transport, construction, and public management of cheap dwellings.
"Socialism and Democracy in Europe" by Samuel P. Orth
A similar System prevails with regard to stores sent to the public repositories from dismantled ships of war and transports.
"A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis" by Patrick Colquhoun
A famous soprano, Vittori, threw the public into almost inconceivable transports.
"Louis XIV and La Grande Mademoiselle" by Arvede Barine
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In news:

Of Transportation, there are more than 2,000 incidents per year in the United States involving vehicle and train collisions at both public and private crossings.
Two public interest groups have called for an investigation into possible design flaws concerning storage containers that would be used in transporting nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain.
Ferrovial-Cintra ranked number one transportation developer in the world by Public Works Financing.
The Virginia Department of Transportation's proposed $1 monthly fee for E-ZPass users is drawing strong opposition from the public.
In advance of a hearing on Thursday called "Legislative Issues for Transportation Reauthorization," the US Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works has released a three page outline of their transportation reauthorization bill.
A black Chevrolet Tahoe that was used to transport District Attorney Janet DiFiore to a meeting of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics in Albany was.
He suggests reducing wait times for taxis or providing other public transportation options to get the impatient drinker home safely and also more quickly.
On Tuesday April 24th the Indiana Department of Transportation held an open house for the public to see drafts of the proposed route of I 69 and offer their feedback.
Follow four athletes as they use a combination of parkour, freerunning and public transportation to move around the Triangle.
The NEXBUS units will be used by the school bus contractor to provide student transportation to Seattle Public Schools and Portland (Ore.) Public Schools.
You can't ride public transportation, but you may read this NuCity Publication.
Eno and Bipartisan Policy Center to Host Event on Use of Public Funds for Transportation.
Do you use public transportation .
When Apple (AAPL) chose not to include public transportation directions in the iPhone's new default Maps app, many city dwellers were pretty upset.
Embark is free, distributed as individual apps tailored to 12 major public transportation hubs in the US and Europe.
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In science:

Various nonlinear Schr¨odinger equations with external potentials are used to describe deep water and plasma waves, light pulses, and energy transport (see, for instance, recent publications [1, 9, 13, 23] and references therein).
On a new integrable nonlinear Schroedinger equation with a simple external potential and its explicit solutions
A complex web of roads, walkways and public transport systems can hide areas of geographical isolation very difficult to analyze.
Exploring Urban Environments By Random Walks
The method we have introduced in the present paper could easily be used to identify isolated neighborhoods in big cities with a complex web of roads, walkways and public transport systems spotting hidden areas of geographical isolation in the urban landscape.
Exploring Urban Environments By Random Walks
The method accounting the average number of random turns at junctions on the way to reach any particular place in the city from various starting points could be used to identify isolated neighborhoods in big cities with a complex web of roads, walkways and public transport systems.
Random Walks Estimate Land Value
The proposed method could be used to identify isolated neighborhoods in big cities with a complex web of roads, walkways and public transport systems.
Random Walks Estimate Land Value
The model is motivated both by certain kinds of biological epidemics, whose transmission may be dominated by sites at which individuals gather in close proximity (e.g., workplaces or public transport for a disease like SARS, cattle markets for foot–and–mouth disease, etc.) and by malware.
Viral Processes by Random Walks on Random Regular Graphs
On the other hand pupils need a simple means for accessing the data in various situations (at home, in the library, in public transportation) and for associating it with their own notes.
U-Note: Capture the Class and Access it Everywhere
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are gaining recognition in developing countries like India. This paper describes the various components of our prototype implementation of a Real -time Passenger Information System (RTPIS) for a public transport system like a fleet of buses.
Implementation of a Real Time Passenger Information System
Our transportation, communication and financial networks are now generating huge amounts of data, much of which is available from government and public sources.
FuturICT
Our transportation, communication and financial networks are now generating huge amounts of data, much of which is available from government and public sources.
FuturICT
The diffusion equation describing the transport of cosmic rays (CRs) in the Galaxy is solved numerically in the publicly available GALPROP code .
Indirect Dark Matter Searches in the Light of ATIC, FERMI, EGRET and PAMELA
The Dallas study makes no attempt to include alternative modes of transportation, such as walking, bicycle, or public transit.
The dynamics of iterated transportation simulations
We have posted the source code for this cloud model for public use as a tool for the intercomparison of planetary radiation transport models attempting to incorporate the physics of cloud condensation.
Modeling Cloud Formation: Source Code
Since the publication of these data , there is evidence that the modified away side structure is due to fluctuations in the initial state of the Au+Au collisions which are then transported to the final state hydrodynamically [14, 15, 16].
Correlations of Electrons from Heavy Flavor Decay with Hadrons in Au+Au and p+p Collisions
This information has been deduced from timetable data held by the National Public Transport Data Repository (NPTDR).
Gravity vs radiation model: on the importance of scale and heterogeneity in commuting flows
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