Definition of 'transportation'
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When you think about it, the idea to blend public transportation with artwork is actually quite ingenious. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The scheme will see connected IP services provided to homes, schools and transportation systems in the area. Computing (2010)School buses are the safest mode of transportation available today. Christianity Today (2000)Some companies may be forced to build transportation systems for their own products. Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America (1990)Transportation to one of the colonies was the most important of these. Scottish Voices 1745-1960 (1990)Many people prefer transportation to transport. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What kind of public transportation do we need to have in and around London and between airports? Times, Sunday Times (2013)No one from my background would take public transportation, like a bus. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Depending on consumption, the return leg can be by bike or in transportation provided by the hotel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They considered it unthinkable that railroads could be displaced as the backbone of the country's transportation system. MANAGING FOR RESULTS (1986)We were not allowed to ride on public transportation except under certain conditions, and then only on the rear platform. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Good airport, good public transportation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Transportation of people, commodities, and equipment was much more efficient with horses. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)US forces were unable to provide the transportation because the the trip to the airport was considered an unnecessary risk to the lives of soldiers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But more significant was the inadequacy of the South's internal transportation system. America Past and Present (1995)It has emerged that the national transportation safety board had urged the replacement of the DC metro trains three years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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