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Section 247.901

TRANSPORTATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND (EXCERPT)
Act 231 of 1987


247.901 Definitions.

Sec. 1.

As used in this act:

(a) "Administrator" means the person appointed by the department, in accordance with the policies of the commission and civil service rules, to serve as director of the office of economic development.

(b) "Advanced traffic management systems" means the application of new technology designed to monitor, control, and manage the flow of traffic in real-time on a transportation network through traffic detection, communications, traffic control, and information processing technologies. Advanced traffic management systems do not include on-board navigation systems or electronic route guidance systems in a motor vehicle.

(c) "Commercial forest land" means land defined as commercial forest in Michigan's fourth forest inventory completed in May 1981 and reported by the United States department of agriculture in the resource bulletin NC-68 available from the United States forest service's north central experiment station.

(d) "Commission" means the state transportation commission.

(e) "County road agency" means the board of county road commissioners, or if a board does not exist in a county, the agency designated by county charter.

(f) "Department" means the state transportation department.

(g) "Fund" means the economic development fund created in section 2.

(h) "National lakeshore" means land conveyed by this state to the United States and which the United States has designated as national lakeshore.

(i) "National park" means land set aside and designated as a national park by the United States.

(j) "Project" means a transportation road construction or improvement. Project also includes a transit-oriented development and a transit-oriented facility.

(k) "Qualified county" means a county in which a national lakeshore or a national park is located, or a county in which 34% or more of all the land is commercial forest land.

(l) "Rural county" means any county in this state with a population of 400,000 or less.

(m) "Transit-oriented development" means infrastructure improvements that are located within 1/2 mile of a transit station or transit-oriented facility that promotes transit ridership or passenger rail use.

(n) "Transit-oriented facility" means a facility that houses a transit station in a manner that promotes transit ridership or passenger rail use.

(o) "Urban county" means a county in this state with a population greater than 400,000.


History: 1987, Act 231, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1987 ;-- Am. 1989, Act 218, Imd. Eff. Dec. 1, 1989 ;-- Am. 1991, Act 188, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1991 ;-- Am. 2010, Act 238, Imd. Eff. Dec. 14, 2010


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