interurban

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interurban

[¦in·tər′ər·bən]
(geography)
Connecting or extending between urban areas.
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Third came the interurban railway, operated by electric power, using track and equipment lighter than the standard railways and rapid transit, but heavier than that of street railways, with much of the traffic limited to 100 miles or so.
Also included is railroad car shelter removal and replacement at the Interurban Railway Museum in Haggard Park.
The unit made a successful entry into the market for underground and tram systems and is now planned to be used on the mainline as well as rapid transit interurban railways.
It discusses America's railroads during the period; the rise of roadside places like gas stations, motels, and roadside restaurants; other auto-related topics, such as highway improvement, motoring and night lighting, outdoor advertising, the garage as an American institution, and the rise of the parking lot as a new kind of land use; improvements to railroad crossings; the rise of streetcars and interurban railways; rail motor cars; and adaptations related to railroad bus and trucking subsidiaries.
Homesteads close to the new electric interurban railways will have the easiest time marketing their surplus.