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1. Describing anything available to the population at large. For example, a publicly-traded company may be owned and traded by anyone with the money to buy shares.

2. Describing anything owned or administered by a government. For example, a municipality owns and maintains a public park.
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The Public Transport Day has succeeded in realising its objectives of showcasing the role of Dubai in supporting efforts made to improve the environment, achieve sustainable development, encourage people to use public transport means, and raise public transport ridership levels by educating users about the benefits of public transport," he said.
This year's edition will be totally different, and for the first time the RTA is inviting government entities to nominate team representatives to take part in a contest about a specific route involving all means of public transport.
Furthermore, any economies of scale currently enjoyed by the public transport companies will be eroded.
According to RTA sources, RTA has completed homework for changing old routes of public transport on Murree road after the completion of metro bus project.
Dubai was also ranked second in the world in the quality of services offered and the overall satisfaction of public transport users.
Federal Ombudsman ordered for decreasing public transport fares on MurreeIslamabad route by Rs 50 and making it mandatory to put to display the fare list on front seat of public transport.
The share of public transport in the mobility of people has leapfrogged from 6 per cent in 2006 to 14 per cent in 2014 and the RTA is endeavouring to push it to as much as 20 per cent by 2020, he said.
More than three-quarters of Europeans have used urban public transport at least once in their lives -- 76 per cent.
Councillor Mike Smith, Stockton Council's Cabinet member for transport and regeneration, said: "As a local authority we are always striving to improve public transport to make residents' and visitors' journeys quicker and more comfortable.
If compared the public transport sector of today with the public transport of pre-partition Karachi, one can see only a steep decline.
uk revealed that most respondents would take a taxi to get from A to B if where they wanted to go wasn't within walking distance as they would be 'too worried' to use public transport.
The site gave great detail in how to get there by car but the public transport user was dismissed with one blunt sentence directing you to obscure bus time tables that were not at all obvious as to how you get to the Maes.

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