bus lane


bus lane
'bus lane
n
a part of a wide road that only buses are allowed to use

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • bus lane — bus lanes N COUNT A bus lane is a part of the road which is intended to be used only by buses …   English dictionary

  • Bus lane — A bus lane or bus only lane is a lane on a road restricted to buses, and generally used to speed up public transport otherwise held up by traffic congestions. Often taxicabs as well as high occupancy vehicles or motorcycles [… …   Wikipedia

  • bus lane — noun a traffic lane intended for buses only • Hypernyms: ↑traffic lane * * * bus lane noun A traffic lane restricted to buses for all or part of the day • • • Main Entry: ↑bus * * * bus lane UK US noun [countable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bus lane — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bus lane : singular bus lane plural bus lanes a part of a wide road that only buses and taxis are allowed to travel on, especially during busy times of the day …   English dictionary

  • bus lane — /ˈbʌs leɪn/ (say bus layn) noun a road lane that is restricted to buses, taxis, motorcycles and bicycles, emergency vehicles, etc., on roads which have high frequency bus services, the restriction applying often only between set times …   Australian English dictionary

  • bus lane — noun A lane on a road along which only buses (and other specified types of vehicles) are allowed to travel …   Wiktionary

  • bus lane — noun (C) a part of a wide road that only buses are allowed to use …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bus Lane (2007 film) — Bus Lane Thai theatrical poster. Directed by Kittikorn Liasirikun Written by …   Wikipedia

  • Bus rapid transit — ( BRT ) is a broad term given to a variety of transportation systems that, through improvements to infrastructure, vehicles and scheduling, attempt to use buses to provide a service that is of a higher quality than an ordinary bus line. Each BRT… …   Wikipedia

  • lane — [ leın ] noun count ** 1. ) a narrow road, especially in the countryside: They live down a little country lane. a ) Lane used in the names of roads: Petticoat Lane 2. ) one of the parts that a wide road or highway is divided into, marked by… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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