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

Peter Miller peter.miller at itoworld.com
Fri Aug 7 17:44:21 BST 2009

On 7 Aug 2009, at 17:07, Christoph Böhme wrote:

> 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).

That's a deal then. Actually we had already gone ahead and done most  
of the changes so I am glad you agreed with us!



> Cheers,
> Christoph
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