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This act shall be known and cited as the "Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District Act of 1965."
Unless the context otherwise requires, the provisions of this article govern the construction of this part.
"District" means the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District formed under this act.
"Board" means the board of directors of this district.
"Voter" means any elector who is registered under the Elections Code.
"Transit" means the transportation of passengers only and their incidental baggage by means other than by chartered bus, sightseeing bus, or any other motor vehicle not on an individual passenger fare-paying basis. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the district from leasing its buses to private certified public carriers or to prohibit the district from providing schoolbus service for the transportation of pupils between their homes and schools.
"Transit works" or "transit facilities" means all real and personal property, equipment, rights, or interests owned or to be acquired by the district for transit service.