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[88 STAT. 1572]
[88 STAT. 1572]
PUBLIC LAW 93-000—MMMM. DD, 1975

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49 USC 1602.

PUBLIC LAW 93-503-NOV. 26, 1974

[88 STAT.

following: ", and (2) the establishment and organization of public or quasi-public transit corridor development corporations or entities". (b) The second sentence of section 3(a) of such Act is amended to read as follows: "Eligible facilities and equipment may include personal property including buses and other rolling stock and real property including land (but not public highways), within the entire zone affected by the construction and operation of transit improvements, including station sites, needed for an efficient and coordinated mass transportation system which is compatible with socially, economically, and environmentally sound patterns of land use." COORDINATION OF U R B A N MASS T R A N S I T PROGRAMS W I T H MODEL CITIES PROGRAMS

42 USC 3303.

49 USC 1602.

SEC. 105. Section 103(a) of the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966 is amended— (1) by redesignating paragraphs (4) and (6) as paragraphs (5) and (6), respectively, and (2) by inserting after paragraph (3) the following new paragraph: "(4) any program which includes a transportation component as a project or activity to be undertalj^en meets the requirements of section 3(e) of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964;". PROCUREMENT

49 USC 1602.

S E C 106. The fifth sentence of section 3(a) of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964 is amended by inserting before the period at the end thereof the following: ", nor shall any grant or loan funds be used to support procurements utilizing exclusionary or discriminatory specifications". INVESTIGATION

or

SAFETY

HAZARDS

IN

URBAN

MASS

TRANSPORTATION

SYSTEMS

49 USC 1604a.

s ^ c iQT. The Secretary of Transportation shall investigate unsafe conditions in any facility, equipment, or manner of operation financed under this Act which creates a serious hazard of death or injury for the purpose of determining its nature and extent and the means which might best be employed to eliminate or correct it. If the Secretary determines that such facility, equipment, or manner of operation is unsafe, he shall require the State or local public body or agency to submit to the Secretary a plan for correcting the unsafe facility, equipment, or manner of operation, and the Secretary may withhold further financial assistance to the applicant until such plan is approved or implemented. FARES FOR ELDERLY A N D H A N D I C A P P E D

49 USC 1604b.

PERSONS

SEC. 108. Nothing contained in this title shall require the charging of fares to elderly and handicapped persons. SCHOOL B U S OPERATIONS

49 USC 1602.

SEC. 109. (a) Section 3 of the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964 is amended by adding at the end thereof (immediately after subsection (f)) the following new subsection: " (g) No Federal financial assistance shall be provided under this Act for the construction or operation of facilities and equipment for