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Transit may refer to:

Arts and entertainment[edit]




Science and technology[edit]


  • Internet transit, one of two mechanisms by which Internet traffic is exchanged between internet service providers

Astronomy, navigation, and surveying[edit]

  • Transit (astronomy), the apparent motion of one celestial body across the face of another celestial body or meridian
  • Transit telescope, a special-purpose telescope mounted so as to point only at objects transiting the local meridian
  • A specialized type of theodolite used in surveying
  • Transit (satellite), the first satellite navigation system to be used operationally
  • Navigational transit, when a navigator observes two fixed reference points in line


  • Transit (app), a mobile application for public transportation trip planning
  • Transit bus, a type of bus used on shorter-distance public transport bus services
  • Public transport systems, sometimes called 'mass transit', 'public transit', or simply 'transit', in which passengers are carried in large numbers using shared vehicles.
  • Ford Transit, a Ford Motor Company van
  • Transit (ship), the name given to the three sailing vessels designed and built for Captain Richard Hall Gower
  • TransIT, a bus service in Frederick County, Maryland
  • Transit passage

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