New Jersey Revised Statutes § 27:1d-2 - Definitions Relative To Transportation Projects

27:1D-2. Definitions relative to transportation projects

2. As used in this act:

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Transportation.

"Corporation" means the New Jersey Transit Corporation.

"Department" means the Department of Transportation.

"Demonstration project" means a transportation project selected by the commissioner pursuant to section 3 of this act.

"Developer" means a public or private entity or consortia thereof selected by the public partner from among proposers to develop a demonstration project.

"Intelligent transportation systems" mean the equipment, facilities, property, information management and communications resources which are necessary or desirable for the advancement, management, or operation of a multi-modal transportation network.

"Project agreement" or "demonstration project agreement" means a contract or agreement entered into by the commissioner with a developer providing the terms and conditions under which the developer shall undertake a demonstration project.

"Public highways" means public roads, streets, expressways, freeways, parkways, motorways and boulevards, including bridges, tunnels, overpasses, underpasses, interchanges, rest areas, express bus roadways, bus pullouts and turnarounds, park-ride facilities, traffic circles, grade separations, intelligent transportation systems, traffic control devices, the elimination or improvement of crossings of railroads and highways, whether at grade or not at grade, and any facilities, equipment, property, rights of way, easements and interests therein needed for the construction, improvement and maintenance of highways or intelligent transportation systems.

"Public partner" means the Department of Transportation or the New Jersey Transit Corporation, as the case may be.

"Public transportation project" means, in connection with public transportation service, passenger stations, shelters and terminals, automobile parking facilities, ramps, track connections, signal systems, power systems, information and communication systems, roadbeds, transit lanes or rights of way, equipment storage and servicing facilities, bridges, grade crossings, rail cars, locomotives, motorbuses and other motor vehicles, maintenance and garage facilities, revenue handling equipment and any other equipment, facility or property useful for or related to the provision of public transportation service.

"Transportation project" means, in addition to public highways and public transportation projects, any equipment, facility or property useful or related to the provision of any ground, waterborne or air transportation for the movement of people and goods.


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