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▪ We were utterly inaccessible by public transportation.
▪ One particular concern related to public transportation.
▪ By not letting people use their cars for work-to take public transportation.
▪ Every neighborhood had a main street for shopping and public transportation.
▪ The de Young can not wait that long for a reluctant city to build an adequate public transportation system.
▪ Solution: We arranged for public transportation to shuttle students to campus from a parking lot across town.
▪ No public transportation is available directly to the park.
▪ Yet, most of us clamor for cheap, safe air transportation but are quite unwilling to pay for it.
▪ The postwar history of lighter-than-#air transportation is littered with failed attempts.
▪ The price includes air transportation, hotels, some meals and guides.
▪ Retailers, home sellers and transportation companies from airlines to freight haulers saw activity brought to a standstill in the blizzard.
▪ Local producers can, depending on transportation costs, more readily locate refining and smelting units near small mines.
▪ What good are 10, 000 pins if they can not be traded because of restrictions or high transportation costs?
▪ Landings in Florida save about $ 1 million in transportation costs.
▪ Transport vehicles are needed, routing issues must be addressed, and of course the transportation costs must be paid.
▪ In equilibrium this higher marginal revenue exactly offsets transportation costs.
▪ If Casas Adobes voters approve the incorporation, Paez estimates it could cost the transportation department roughly $ 2 million a year.
▪ This division subsequently began to market the software it developed to other truckers and transportation departments.
▪ The service also can book air fare, ground transportation, lift tickets and more.
▪ Inside are instructions for finding ground transportation at more than 100 airports around the world.
▪ But the results so far are mixed, although many state transportation officials say it is too early to make definitive judgments.
▪ As the grim search progressed, federal transportation officials in Washington provided new details about the stepped-up scrutiny of ValuJet.
▪ The island's transportation system depended heavily on cattle.
▪ Such a transportation system will exert a constant demand for fuel both at the space station and on the lunar surface.
▪ Examples of such systems include: defence systems, satellite communication systems, transportation systems, manufacturing systems and economic systems.
▪ But if fuel could be made on the Moon, the transportation system would be much more economical.
▪ In Northern Ireland we have embarked on a major programme of investment covering all sectors of the region's transportation system.
▪ The de Young can not wait that long for a reluctant city to build an adequate public transportation system.
▪ Many places have poor electricity, water, telecommunications and transportation systems, let alone high-tech factories.
▪ Indeed, they must be just about the most individually specialized operating team in any transportation system.
▪ We also include the transportation of your main luggage from hotel to hotel.
▪ The cost is approximately $ 60 per person per day, including transportation and food.
▪ The deal includes valuable transportation to the games.
▪ Event begins at 9 a. m. Tickets are $ 25 per person, and include transportation and lunch.
▪ There are basic services, including good public transportation, sanitation, a sound infrastructure.
▪ The price includes air transportation, hotels, some meals and guides.
▪ So she is encouraging her homeowner clients to include transportation as part of the bed-and-breakfast package.
▪ What the farmer gets is what the urban dweller pays minus transportation and distribution costs.
▪ Minibuses will provide transportation where walking route is impracticable or inaccessible.
▪ Once in Breckenridge, a free shuttle system provides transportation to the mountain bases and throughout town.
▪ The railroad provided transportation to the eastern markets and it cut the great remaining herd in two.
▪ The airline also announced an agreement to provide transportation for the U. S. Ski Team.
▪ They figured out a way to adapt the seats of the bicycles that families use for transportation.
▪ She taught People how to use public transportation, how to open a bank account and other practical skills.
▪ Expensive energy makes the production, transportation, and refrigeration of food more expensive.
▪ In recent years, Wilson and the Legislature also have diverted some transportation funds to the deficit-ridden state general fund.
▪ The best designs can be folded for easy transportation.
▪ The main priorities are: A comprehensive transportation study with a view to reducing the level of dependence on private cars.
▪ The non-subsistence sector of the economy needed cattle for transportation and food.
▪ There is obviously something extremely distressing about the whole process of transportation.
▪ Today transportation is much faster, shipping methods are almost an art, and collecting techniques have been greatly refined.
▪ White also will continue to receive a transportation allowance from the transit agency, totaling $ 7, 200.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Transportation \Trans`por*ta"tion\, n. [L. transportatio: cf. F. transportation.]

  1. The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance.

    To provide a vessel for their transportation.
    --Sir H. Wotton.

  2. Transport; ecstasy. [R.]

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1530s, "act of transporting," noun of action from transport (v.). Middle English used verbal noun transporting (early 15c.). In the sense of "means of conveyance" it is first recorded 1853.


n. 1 The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc. 2 (context historical English) Deportation to a penal colony. 3 (context US English) A means of conveyance. 4 (context US English) A ticket or fare.

  1. n. a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods [syn: transportation system, transit]

  2. the act of transporting something from one location to another [syn: transfer, transferral, conveyance]

  3. the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance [syn: fare]

  4. the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966 [syn: Department of Transportation, DoT]

  5. the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials [syn: shipping, transport]

  6. the act of expelling a person from their native land; "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life" [syn: exile, deportation, expatriation]

Transportation (disambiguation)

Transportation refers to the movement of people and goods from place to place.

Transportation may also refer to:

  • Transportation (journal), an academic journal on transportation planning.
  • Penal transportation, the moving of convicted criminals to penal colonies.
  • Transportation theory (mathematics), which concerns optimization of transportation and resource allocation.
  • Transportation theory (psychology), which concerns psychological immersion in narrative content.
  • Sediment transport, the movement of weathered rocks from one place to another.
Transportation (journal)

Transportation (print: , online: ) is a peer-reviewed academic journal of research in transportation, published by Springer Science+Business Media. Its first issue was published in 1972.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, it has a 2009 impact factor of 1.512, placing it sixth in the category "transportation journals". In a ranking of journals in all of economics produced as part of the Research Papers in Economics database, it was ranked 511th by impact factor and 622nd by h-index.

Usage examples of "transportation".

He also knows exactly how Alfred and I arrived here and your complicity in the transportation.

After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.

He told Morena in clipped tones that the prisoners were to be ready for transportation to Seguridore headquarters first thing tomorrow morning, and that they expected the utmost discretion from the captain and his men.

He did a tidy transportation spell, Morwen had to admit, even if her own taste ran more to flying.

All charges for transportation must be prepaid, and a complete history of the case including the age and sex of the patient, must accompany each package, or it will receive no attention.

That did not include any of their co-religionists, who were probably working-class schlubs who walked or took public transportation.

This small staff was quite equal to all the requirements, for a canal between Beaucaire and Aiguemortes had revolutionized transportation by substituting boats for the cart and the stagecoach.

Electrically-operated telphers, suspended from a timber trestle, hoisted the buckets, and, traveling on a mono-rail track, deposited them on wagons for transportation to the dock.

The unchurched all looked alike to Sandy, differing only in the details of their dress, modes of transportation, and to what extent the curia allowed interaction with them.

The entrance they came to was a transparent wall and set of doors opening from a wide pedestrian precinct lined by stores and what looked like office units, rows of display cases, and at the far end a battery of stairs and escalators going up to the concourse of a transportation terminal.

Here he heard the occasional shots of the duelists, and choosing the safer and swifter avenue of the forest branches to the uncertain transportation afforded by a half-broken Abyssinian pony, took to the trees.

For some reason or other, Akeley was afraid to trust the thing to any ordinary or expected transportation route.

With everybody going over to the Birth Center, and with cutbacks in dietary and transportation, those of us left are having do their jobs and work this unit, antepartum, and sometimes and D.

Three months ago Strone had volunteered for the backbreaking work of laying inductance coils and alloy rails for the transportation link between Bondalar and Carsus holdings.

True, no sooner had the idea taken wing, than they spoke of nothing but funeral establishments, efficient burials, the transportation of dead bodies, and the difficulties to be expected in connection with the shipment of coffins and urns, but Alexandra thought all that, the name of their shared idea included, worth a burst of before or after laughter, her bellbird laughter.