Commuter Authority [Transportation] Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 CFR 37.3 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle A -- Office of the Secretary of Transportation; Part 37 -- Transportation Services for Individuals with Disabilities (ADA); Subpart A – General], commuter authority means “any state, local, regional authority, corporation, or other entity established for purposes of providing commuter rail transportation (including, but not necessarily limited to, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the Connecticut Department of Transportation, the Maryland Department of Transportation, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, the New Jersey Transit Corporation, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation, and any successor agencies) and any entity created by one or more such agencies for the purposes of operating, or contracting for the operation of, commuter rail transportation.”