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transit

being conveyed from one place to another; in animal husbandry parlance used to mean being transported, usually with the qualification that the journey is undertaken over long distances without adequate preparation. Untoward sequels are heat stroke and transit tetany, especially in overweight and late pregnant animals.

transit erythema
the carcasses of pigs which have been transported long distances before slaughter develop large patches of superficial erythema where they have lain for long periods. The stained areas have to be trimmed.
transit fever
see bovine respiratory disease.
transit tetany, transit recumbency
of mares, see lactation tetany. Of ruminants it is a syndrome of recumbency, complete anorexia, rumen stasis and a gradual onset of coma and death after a course of 2 to 3 days. There may be tetany and excitement in the early stages. Occurs in ruminants transported long distances or forced to take too much exercise when in advanced pregnancy. Called also railroad disease, railroad sickness.
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Finally, the proposed Transit Village will afford local residents the access to greater employment opportunities outside North Brunswick via transportation by train and bus.
The developments, De La Vega says, will help cope with a housing crunch while creating a new class of urban transit riders.
and their colleagues reported that they had found a similar effect while observing the 1999 transit of Mercury across the face of the sun.
O'Toole notes that "the biggest problem with rail transit is its great cost, which imposes a tax burden on urban areas most of whose residents rarely, if ever, use rail transit.
They range from an example of a transit security survey and a listing of various transit/travel laws in major districts to a recent system security plan and program supported by a budget program identifying direct and indirect security costs.
The legislative history to the 1998 law states that the new provision does not change the rules for determining when a cash reimbursement for transit passes constitutes a qualified transportation fringe benefit.
At best, the transit industry has very sketchy, incomplete data regarding possible numbers of blind riders.
By encouraging employees who never use transit to try it just once a week, traffic congestion can be reduced by 20 percent.
Allison Ledford, Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority
At the same time, the NJ Transit board of directors approved a $53.
Los Angeles County voters agreed, in 1980 and 1990, when they voted for a 1 percent sales tax on every dollar spent to build mass transit lines.
As seen from Earth, a transit of Venus occurs just twice every century or so, in pairs spaced 8 years apart.