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Regional Transportation District Operation

Concerning relieving the regional transportation district of statutory restrictions related to the district's operations.
2021 Regular Session
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

The act amends provisions related to the operation of the regional transportation district (district), including:

  • Amending a cap on the amount of all vehicular service the district can allow to be provided by third parties under competitive contracts to be measured by platform time or its equivalent;
  • Expanding the types of entities the district can contract with to include nonprofit organizations and local government;
  • Repealing farebox recovery ratio requirements and requiring the district to include in its annual financial reports information on annual operating costs, ridership numbers, and operating costs divided by ridership as a measure of the cost efficiency of its services;
  • Repealing a limitation on developments that would reduce parking at a facility or result in a competitive disadvantage to private businesses near the facility; and
  • Repealing limitations on the district's authority to charge fees and manage parking at district parking facilities.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details