Meaning of personal rapid transit

per'sonal rap'id tran'sit

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a short system of small, self-propelled, automated, rubber-tired vehicles that usually run on elevated concrete tracks and allow a passenger a limited selection of routes, as in an amusement park or at an airport. Abbr.: PRT
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