[Talk-transit] Is 'Transit' and 'Public Transport' the same thing?

Christoph Böhme christoph at b3e.net
Fri Aug 7 17:07:20 BST 2009


Peter Miller <peter.miller at itoworld.com> schrieb:
> Which leads to a question of terminology...
> 
> Is 'transit' a synonym  for 'public transport'? or not. If not then  
> what is the difference?

As a non-native speaker of english I find it easier to guess what
'public transport' means compared to 'transit'. In german 'transit'
usually means passing through something (e.g. when going from the UK
to Germany you transit Belgium and the Netherlands).

Cheers,
Christoph




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