Fixed Guideway Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 USCS § 5302 [Title 49. Transportation; Subtitle III. General and Intermodal Programs; Chapter 53. Public Transportation], fixed guideway means a public transportation facility

(A) using and occupying a separate right-of-way or rail for the exclusive use of public 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) Individual with a disability. The term "individual with a disability" 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, public transportation service or a public transportation facility.