Geographic Service Area [Transportation] Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 CFR 604.3 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle B -- Other Regulations Relating to Transportation; Chapter VI -- Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation; Part 604 -- Charter Service; Subpart A -- General Provisions], geographic service area means “the entire area in which a recipient is authorized to provide public transportation service under appropriate local, state, and Federal law.”