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75-5053.Kansas coordinated transit districts; definitions. When used in this act:

(a) "Transportation" means the movement of individuals in a four or more-wheeled motorized vehicle designed to carry passengers. Transportation does not include emergency or school transportation.

(b) "Nonurbanized area" designates any city or county with a population of less than 50,000 population.

(c) "Rural transportation system" means all public and private transportation agencies which provide transportation services in nonurbanized portions of the state and which receive federal support through 49 U.S.C. § 5310, 49 U.S.C. § 5311 from the United States department of transportation, federal transit administration, or from the Kansas coordinated public transportation assistance act, or from both.

(d) "Specialized transportation system" means all public and private transportation agencies which provide transportation services to elderly persons or persons with disabilities and which receive federal support through 49 U.S.C. §  5310 from the United States department of transportation, federal transit administration, or the Kansas coordinated public transportation assistance act, or from both.

(e) "Coordinated transit district" means a public or private not-for-profit agency with an established purpose to distribute funds and monitor implementation of passenger transportation services in a designated area of the state.

(f) "Administrator" means the agency selected to receive funds from the department for provision of transportation services in the designated area.

(g) "Elderly person" means those persons 60 years of age or older.

(h) "Persons with disabilities" means those persons determined by the department of transportation to be disadvantaged in terms of the transportation services available to them due to physical or mental disability.

(i) "Coordination" means where programmatically feasible, all entities involved in administrating or providing transportation and related services to elderly persons, persons with disabilities and the general public will work together in a smooth, concerted effort to effectively use resources and alleviate duplication of services.

(j) "Department" means the Kansas department of transportation.

(k) "Secretary" means the secretary of the department of transportation.

History: L. 1992, ch. 105, § 4; L. 1994, ch. 236, § 8; L. 1996, ch. 99, § 2; L. 1999, ch. 137, § 25; July 1.



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