Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 512.02 - Definitions

Current through November 29, 2021

The words and phrases defined in ss. 85.52 and 340.01, Stats., have the same meaning in this chapter unless a different definition is specifically provided. In this chapter:

(1) ''Economic development" means any of the following:
(a) Retention or creation of jobs in the state.
(b) Significant capital investment.
(c) Increased competitiveness of a Wisconsin business leading to increased sales or profits and significant contribution to the economy of this state.
(2) ''Eligible applicant" means a county, city, village or town, Amtrak, as defined in s. 85.061(1), Stats., a railroad as defined in s. 85.01(5), Stats., a private nonprofit organization that is an eligible applicant under s. 85.22(2) (am), Stats., or a transit commission created under s. 59.58(2) or 66.1021, Stats.
(3) ''Mobility" means the efficient movement of people and commodities by various transportation and carrier modes.
(4) ''Project" means a state infrastructure bank project eligible under s. 85.52, Stats., and P.L. 104-59 section, 350, 109 Stat. 618-622.
(5) "Transportation efficiency" means an infrastructure or mobility improvement which does any of the following:
(a) Increases traffic mobility.
(b) Reduces traffic congestion.
(c) Reduces travel time.
(d) Reduces travel distance.
(e) Improves accessibility.
(f) Increases traffic circulation.
(g) Improves geometrics.
(h) Improves comfort and rideability of travelers.
(i) Increases mobility for elderly and disabled persons as defined in s. 85.22(2), Stats.
(j) Improves safety.
(k) Improves air quality.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 512.02
Cr. Register, June, 1998, No. 510, eff. 7-1-98; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92(4) (b) 7, Stats., Register November 2009 No. 647.

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