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A prefabricated assembly of standard lengths of busbars rigidly supported by solid insulation and enclosed in a sheet-metal housing.
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1. A busbar.
2. A heavy, rigid electrical conductor that serves as a common connection between the source of electric power and the load circuits.

bus duct, busway

A prefabricated conduit which is used to enclose and protect bus running through it.
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The first bus rapid transit line is set to open in 2025, connecting Summerville to North Charleston to downtown Charleston via a 22-mile stretch along U.S.
Bus rapid transit was a new concept when LTD became one of the first transit districts to embrace it 20 years ago.
Contributors from technical, financial, political, and other dimensions of public transportation discuss improving the speed and flexibility of urban public transportation with a bus rapid transit approach.
DOTC, in a published notice, said it is seeking bidders to prepare a detailed engineering design for the Manila Bus Rapid Transit System.
Purisima said the government and the World Bank chose to undertake the development of a bus rapid transit system because of its low cost, quick construction (around two years), and its higher quality of service despite having the same capacity as rail.
The Centre, he said, is also providing assistance for implementation of Bus Rapid Transit System projects in 11 cities with a network of over 437 km at a cost of more than Rs 5500 crore.
I WOULD like to comment on plans to create a bus rapid transit service in Cardiff (Echo, March 10) and build on the existing Baycar service.
Six streetcar and bus rapid transit projects will be funded with $130 million from the Federal Transit Administration's Urban Circulator Program, and 47 additional projects aimed at upgrading bus services and facilities are slated to receive more than $163 million.
"The idea of a bus rapid transit service between New Street and Five Ways is an interesting one and worth considering as we work with the council on the plan to improve public transport links within the city centre and emerging districts such as Southside.
The idea of a bus rapid transit route through Low Fell has been put to Newcastle and Gateshead Councils and transport operator Nexus.
Eugene, Oregon, has much to celebrate in its first year of operating the new Emerald Express (EmX) bus rapid transit, or BRT, system.
"The new American dream is that you can live within walking distance of a rail line or a bus rapid transit line," he said.