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SECTION 481
Definitions
Transportation (TRA) CHAPTER 61-A, ARTICLE 22
§ 481. Definitions. As used in this article, the following terms shall
have the following meanings:

1. "Transportation infrastructure project" shall mean a project
undertaken with funds provided in whole or in part by the rebuild and
renew New York transportation bond act of two thousand five, for those
transportation programs set forth in paragraph (a) of subdivision one of
section four hundred eighty of this article.

2. "Municipality" shall mean a city; a county not wholly contained
within a city; a town; a village; a public benefit corporation or other
public authority or corporation, or two or more of the foregoing acting
jointly. Provided, however, that "municipality" shall not include the
port authority of New York and New Jersey.

3. "Commissioner" shall mean the commissioner of transportation of the
state of New York.

4. "Department" shall mean the department of transportation of the
state of New York.

5. "Federal assistance" shall mean funds available from the federal
government for any municipal transportation infrastructure project.

6. "Municipal transportation infrastructure project" shall mean a
transportation infrastructure project undertaken by a municipality with
funds provided in whole or in part by the rebuild and renew New York
transportation bond act of two thousand five, for those transportation
programs set forth in subdivision two of section four hundred seventy of
this article, pursuant to an agreement between such municipality and the
commissioner.

7. "Municipal project cost" shall mean the actual cost of a municipal
transportation infrastructure project or the estimated reasonable cost
thereof as determined by the commissioner, whichever is less, and less
any federal assistance received or to be received for such project.

8. "Bond proceeds" shall mean moneys received by the state from the
sale of bonds and/or notes sold pursuant to the rebuild and renew New
York transportation bond act of two thousand five for uses set forth in
subdivision a of section four of the rebuild and renew New York
transportation bond act of two thousand five.

9. "Canal corporation" shall mean the New York state canal corporation
created as a subsidiary corporation of the New York state thruway
authority pursuant to chapter seven hundred sixty-six of the laws of
nineteen hundred ninety-two and continued and reconstituted as a
subsidiary corporation of the power authority of the state of New York
pursuant to subdivision one of section one thousand five-b of the public
authorities law.

10. "Canal system" shall mean the "New York state canal system" shall
mean all of the canals, canal lands, feeder canals, reservoirs, canal
terminals, canal terminal lands and other property under the
jurisdiction of the canal corporation of the state of New York pursuant
to article one-A of the canal law.

11. "Metropolitan transportation authority" shall mean the corporation
created by section twelve hundred sixty-three of the public authorities
law.

12. "New York city transit authority" shall mean the corporation
created by section twelve hundred one of the public authorities law.

13. "Triborough bridge and tunnel authority" shall mean the
corporation created by section five hundred fifty-two of the public
authorities law.

14. "Port Authority of New York and New Jersey" shall mean that body
corporate and politic created pursuant to article three of chapter one
hundred fifty-four of the laws of nineteen hundred twenty-one, and
designated as "The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey" by such
chapter.