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Rapid Transit

Rapid transit conveyances run on fixed routes, with regular stops, on frequent schedules, with set fares, and with separate rights-of-way. Subways and elevated railways are the leading rapid transit modes.

The Need for Rapid Transit

Rapid transit is relatively new. Before 1863, no city anywhere in the ...

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