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in transit

while in the process of being transported. Dave is in transit from London to Chicago. The new stereo is now in transit from the manufacturer.
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sic transit gloria mundi

Nothing on earth is permanent, as in His first three novels were bestsellers and now he can't even find an agent-sic transit gloria mundi . This expression, Latin for "Thus passes the glory of the world," has been used in English since about 1600, and is familiar enough so that it is sometimes abbreviated to sic transit.
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When the proposed Transit Village is completed, it will have the ability to generate an estimated 15 to 20 times more tax revenue annually.
3 million people by 2030, bringing the region's population to 23 million, there is increasing pressure to allow denser residential development near transit routes, with a strong mix of commercial and retail projects to help create jobs.
surely we can do the same, albeit on a grander scale, to shift more commuters to public transit.
During the first transit explorations, in 1761 and 1769, astronomers found their determinations of the timing confounded by a perplexing phenomenon.
By that standard, he says, a system that combined bus rapid transit with networks of high-occupancy/toll lanes charging congestion-based prices would almost always look a lot better than rail.
Milligan is currently involved in the assessment of light rail projects at the Bay Area Rapid Transit in San Francisco, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in Boston, and Tren Urbano in Puerto Rico.
It also covers internal employee theft and crime, youth gangs and the identification of the types and threat levels, triggers to violence, and work-site violence that spills over into domestic situations that impact transit safety and security.
For 1999, the exclusion limits on these benefits are $175 per month for parking and $65 per month for vanpooling and transit passes combined.
This number, however, gives no indication of what percentage of blind people ride transit.
Selling transit passes to co-workers can be a particularly confusing aspect of their responsibilities.
Mass Transit magazine serves more than 21,000 readers associated with the public transportation industry including transit managers, industry suppliers and industry associations.
Through the time-tested strategy of public-private partnership, we will tap Hoboken Terminal and Yard's transit-oriented development potential to deliver first-class economic opportunities and benefits to both residents and transit users throughout the region.
Transit became the double-edged solution: Mass-transit lines can help ease gridlock while providing a focal point for new multistory, mixed-use housing and commercial centers.
Unlike the moon, which looms so large on the sky that it covers the entire sun during a solar eclipse, Venus during a transit masks only one-thousandth the area of the sun's surface and blocks a mere 0.
Portland has become a transit-friendly city, providing frequent service and more than 91 million transit rides a year.