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commute

to reduce (a sentence) to one less severe.

TO COMMUTE. To substitute one punishment in the place of another. For example, if a man be sentenced to be hung, the executive may, in some states, commute his punishment to that of imprisonment.

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Aiming to connect Delhi's bus commuters with world-class transit experience, the government is looking at modernising bus terminals and converting these underutilized urban voids into vibrant public hubs where commuters can access civic amenities in a well-designed, multifunctional public space.
Now the waiting time for commuters has become refreshing.
He said that under his measure, the OCA is mandated to coordinate with other DOTr agencies as well as law enforcement agencies dealing with road, rail, air and maritime transportation to ensure safe, efficient, and comfortable travel of commuters.
Some 4% of commuters cycle to work in London - marginally more than the 3% in the rest of the country.
Meanwhile, commuters condemned overcharging by the transporters and demanded the government to play active role in curbing profiteering of transport mafia.
Hundreds of commuters daily use local transport for traveling in the city, but wait on the roadsides, facing harsh weather conditions.
Johnson and Parker counties nearly tied for the biggest share of suburban commuters - about 41 percent - traveling to Tarrant County for work, but Dallas County sent the highest raw number of workers with 65,905 of its residents working in Tarrant.
In an easy to use service, which promises to provide convenience to over 300,000 daily LTC customers, the commuter will visit the nearest Mobicash outlet with the provided NFC Tag number.
Regulated fares will only be able to rise by Retail Price Inflation in a move the Conservatives claim will save the average commuter around PS400 between 2016 and 2020.
Commuters who park in the Union Station municipal parking garage could also face a rate increase.
According to Bulgaria's Employment Agency, the number of commuters registered under the program "Closer to Work" currently stands at 5812.
In the 1990s, researchers studied the departure time choice of commuters who utilize mass transit in peak periods, which is termed the "bus-corridor problem." Sumi et al.