(70 ILCS 3605/2)
(from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 302)
When used in this Act:
"Transportation System" means all plants, equipment, property and rights
useful for transportation of passengers for hire except taxicabs and
includes, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, street
railways, elevated railroads, subways and underground railroads, motor
vehicles, trolley buses, motor buses and any combination thereof.
"Metropolitan area of Cook County" embraces all the territory in the
County of Cook, State of Illinois East of the east line of Range Eleven
(11), East of the Third Principal Meridian of the United States Government
"Metropolitan area" means the metropolitan area of Cook County, as above
"Authority" means Chicago Transit Authority created by this Act.
"Board" means Chicago Transit Board.
"Governor" means Governor of the State of Illinois.
"Mayor" means Mayor of the City of Chicago.
"Motor vehicle" means every vehicle which is self-propelled or which is
propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires but not
operated on rails.
(Source: Laws 1955, p. 1166.)