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MANAGERS OF MOBILITY

Transit systems which expand their role to include services and approaches beyond traditional public transportation to include ridesharing, high occupancy vehicle programs, public education of transit’s benefits and integration of land use, air quality and transportation decisions; the phase was…

MANAGING ACTIVITY

The organizational element that will plan, organize, direct, contract and control tasks and associated functions appropriate to the life cycle phase of the system. (NTSC)

MANUAL CONTROLLER

Control handle device that allows train operator to manually control movement of a train.

MANUAL TRAIN OPERATION (MTO)

The MTO mode shall only be used in Cab Signal Territory (CST) when authorized by Central Control Facility (CCF) or according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

MANY-TO-FEW SERVICE

A service that picks up passengers at many different origins and delivers them to a few destinations. (TRB)

MANY-TO-MANY SERVICE

A service that picks up passenger at many different origins and delivers them to many different destinations within the service area. (TRB)

MANY-TO-ONE SERVICE (GATHER SERVICE)

A service that collects passenger from many origins and delivery them to a specific point, for example, an office building, train station or bus stop. (TRB)