For the purposes of this act, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
a. "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Transportation; provided, however, that he may delegate any of his powers or duties under this act to any subordinate division, agency or employee of the Department of Transportation or to the New Jersey Transit Corporation.
b. "Carrier" means any individual, copartnership, association, corporation, joint stock company, public agency, trustee or receiver operating motor buses or rail passenger service on established routes within this State or between points in this State and points in adjacent states.
c. "Motor bus" means "autobus" as defined in R.S. 48:4-1, and includes those autobuses, commonly called jitneys, as defined in R.S. 48:16-23.
d. "Offpeak times" means the hours from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. during the weekdays, and all day on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
e. "Senior citizen" means any individual 62 years of age or over.
f. "Handicapped citizen" means any individual who, by reason of illness, injury, age, congenital malfunction, or other permanent or temporary incapacity or disability, is unable without special facilities or special planning or design to utilize mass transportation facilities and services as effectively as persons who are not so affected.
L.1973, c. 126, s. 2, eff. May 10, 1973. Amended by L.1975, c. 271, s. 2, eff. Jan. 8, 1976; L.1979, c. 150, s. 25, eff. July 17, 1979.
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