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  1. Buses are the main form of public transportation
  2. Buses are the main form of public transport

Which one is correct?

  • Transport is usual in British English; Americans add -ation – Michael Harvey Apr 17 at 14:49
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In British English, both are correct, and neither is more correct or formal than the other. The first just has a couple of extra syllables. Unsurprisingly, the shorter version is more usual.

Americans seem to prefer the extra syllables.

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