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OUTBOUND TRIP

A trip away from the center urban area, out of the central business district, or away from a timed transfer point or major activity center. (TRB)

OUTFIT CAR

A car equipped with living quarters used by employees who maintain track or structures and move from one work location to another as needed. Typically made from obsolete freight or passenger cars, or mobile homes mounted on flat cars. Also…

OUTLAY

A federal budgetary term that refers to a payment made to meet an obligation; the point at which an actual payment of money is made.

OUTLYING BUSINESS DISTRICT (OBD)

The portion of an urban area that is normally separated from the central business district and fringe area but that supports considerable business activity and has its own traffic circulation, superimposed on some through traffic. (TRB)