Section 99207

(a)

Included municipal operator means a city or county which is included, in whole or in part, within a transit district or which has been extended the authority to join a transit district by that districts enabling legislation, and in which city or county public transportation services have continuously been provided, since at least January 1, 1971, by the city or county, by a nonprofit corporation or other legal entity wholly owned by the city or county, or by the University of California.

(b)

Included municipal operator also means the City and County of San Francisco and the Counties of Alameda and Contra Costa with respect to any portion of the unincorporated area thereof, and any city in those counties, which is outside the area of the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District and which is not receiving adequate local public transportation services, as determined by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, from any of the transit districts which includes the county or city, taking into consideration, among other things, the amount of such services needed in the county or city, the cost to provide such services, and the amount of such services provided in other areas of the transit district as compared to their needs.

(c)

Included municipal operator also means any city within the County of Sacramento which (1)is outside the activated boundaries of the Sacramento Regional Transit District, (2)contracts with the district for transit services, and (3)provides local transit services within the city that the Sacramento Area Council of Governments annually determines can be better provided by the city than the district, taking into consideration, among other things, the amount and the nature of the services required in the city, the ability of the district to provide the services, the coordination of the services with district services, the remoteness of the city in relation to other district services, the cost of providing the services, the funds available to provide the services, and the amount of services provided in other areas of the district compared to their needs.

(d)

Included municipal operator also means any city or unincorporated area within the County of Los Angeles (1)that is not receiving adequate local public transportation services, as determined by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, from either the Southern California Rapid Transit District or any currently included municipal operator as defined in this section, and (2)that meets the criteria established by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, taking into consideration, among other things, the cost to provide such services, the amount of such services needed in the county or city, the funds available to provide such services, and the amount of such services provided in other areas of the county as compared to their needs.

Location: https://www.weblaws.org/california/codes/ca_pub_util_code_section_99207.

Original source: https://­leginfo.­legislature.­ca.­gov/­faces/­codes_displaySection.­xhtml?lawCode=PUC&sectionNum=99207.­ External link icon (last accessed December 5, 2016).