Meaning of TRANSIT in English
/ ˈtrænzɪt; NAmE ; -sɪt/ noun
[ U ] the process of being moved or carried from one place to another :
The cost includes transit.
goods damaged in transit
[ U , C , usually sing. ] the act of going through a place on the way to somewhere else :
the transit lounge at Vienna airport
a transit visa (= one that allows a person to pass through a country but not to stay there)
[ U ] ( NAmE ) the system of buses, trains, etc. which people use to travel from one place to another :
the city's mass / public transit system
late Middle English (denoting passage from one place to another): from Latin transitus , from transire go across.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005