“Board” means the board of trustees of the commuter transportation district.
“Commuter transportation system” means any rail common carrier of passengers for hire, the line, route, road, or
right-of-way of which crosses one (1) or more county boundaries and one (1) or more
boundaries of the state and serves residents in more than one (1) county. This system is limited to commuter passenger railroads.
“Commissioner” means the commissioner of the Indiana department of transportation.
“Cost” as applied to a railroad or railroad project includes:
(1) the cost of construction;
(2) the cost of acquisition of personal property, capital stock, land, rights-of-way,
property rights, easements, and interests;
(3) the cost of demolishing or removing any buildings or structures on land so acquired,
including the cost of acquiring any lands to which such buildings or structures may
(4) the cost of relocating public roads and land, or of easements;
(5) the cost of all machinery and equipment, financing charges, interest before and
during construction and for not exceeding two (2) years after the estimated date of
completion of construction;
(6) the cost of engineering and legal expenses, plans, specifications, surveys, estimates
of cost, traffic, and revenues, other expenses necessary or incident to determining
the feasibility or practicability of constructing or acquiring any such project;
(7) administrative expense; and
(8) such other expenses as may be necessary or incident to the construction or acquisition,
of the project, the financing of the construction or acquisition, and the placing
of the project in operation.
“District” means a commuter transportation district established under this chapter.
“Passenger” means a frequent user of the commuter transportation system who can demonstrate
an interest and familiarity with the commuter transportation system.
“Project” or “railroad project” includes any facilities, adjuncts, and appurtenances necessary to operate a railroad,
such as lines, routes, roads, rights-of-way, easements, licenses, permits, tangible
personal property, and real property. It also includes all or a majority of the outstanding capital stock of a corporation
that operates a railroad.
“Revenues” means all fees, tolls, rentals, gifts, grants, money, and all other funds coming
into the possession or under the control of the board by virtue of this chapter, but
does not include real property or personal property other than money, nor the proceeds
from the sale of bonds issued under this chapter.
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