4981.05 Application for loans or other assistance.

(A) Any local or regional transportation authority may apply for a rail service continuation subsidy, acquisition or modernization loan, or any other assistance provided by the Regional Rail Reorganization Act for the purpose of providing any rail service that is consistent with rail service provided under this chapter. Any local or regional transportation authority may exercise, or may be created to exercise, such authority, administrative jurisdiction, and fiscal control as is necessary to obtain such assistance and provide such rail service.

(B) For the purposes of this section, "transit system" as used in section 306.04 of the Revised Code, and "transit facility" as used in sections 306.30 and 306.81 of the Revised Code, include rail service.

Effective Date: 10-20-1994 .