Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 2.djvu/71

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PUBLIC LAW 103-272—JULY 5, 1994 108 STAT. 787 ping, and acquiring rights of way), relocation assistance, acquiring replacement housing sites, and acquiring, constructing, relocating, and rehabilitating replacement housing; (B) rehabilitating a bus that extends the economic life of a bus for at least 5 years; (C) remanufacturing a bus that extends the economic life of a bus for at least 8 years; or (D) overhauling rail rolling stock. (2) "chief executive officer of a State" includes the designee of the chief executive officer. (3) "emergency regulation" means a regulation— (A) that is effective temporarily before the expiration of the otherwise specified periods of time for public notice and comment under section 5334(b) of this title; and (B) prescribed by the Secretary of Transportation as the result of a finding that a delay in the effective date of the regulation— (i) would injure seriously an important public interest; (ii) would frustrate substantially legislative policy and intent; or (iii) would damage seriously a person or class without serving an important public interest. (4) "fixed guideway" means a mass transportation facility— (A) using and occupying a separate right of way or rail for the exclusive use of mass transportation and other high occupancy vehicles; or (B) using a fixed catenary system and a right of way usable by other forms of transportation. (5) "handicapped individual" means an individual who, because of illness, injury, age, congenital malfunction, or other incapacity or temporary or permanent disability (including an individual who is a wheelchair user or has semiambulatory capability), cannot use effectively, without special facilities, planning, or design, mass transportation service or a mass transportation facility. (6) "local governmental authority" includes— (A) a political subdivision of a State; (B) an authority of at least one State or political subdivision of a State; (C) an Indian tribe; and (D) a public corporation, board, or commission established under the laws of a State. (7) "mass transportation" means transportation by a conveyance that provides regular and continuing general or special transportation to the public, but does not include schoolj bus, charter, or sightseeing transportation. (8) "net project cost" means the part of a project that reasonably cannot be financed from revenues. (9) "new bus model" means a bus model (including a model using alternative fuel'i— (A) that has not been used in mass transportation in the United States before the date of production of the model; or