(70 ILCS 3615/2.05)
(from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 702.05)
Centralized Services; Acquisition and Construction.
(a) The Authority may at the
request of two or more Service Boards, serve, or designate a Service Board
to serve, as a centralized purchasing agent for the Service Boards so requesting.
(b) The Authority may at the request of two or more Service Boards perform
other centralized services such as ridership information and transfers between
services under the jurisdiction of the Service Boards where such centralized
services financially benefit the region as a whole. Provided, however,
that the Board may require transfers only upon an affirmative vote of 12
of its then Directors.
(c) A Service Board or the Authority may for the benefit of a Service
Board, to meet its purposes, construct or acquire any public
transportation facility for use by a Service Board
or for use by any
transportation agency and may acquire any such facilities from any
transportation agency, including also without limitation any reserve funds,
employees' pension or retirement funds, special funds, franchises,
licenses, patents, permits and papers, documents and records of the agency.
In connection with any such acquisition from a transportation agency the
Authority may assume obligations of the transportation agency with regard
to such facilities or property or public transportation operations of such
In connection with any construction or acquisition, the Authority shall
make relocation payments as may be required by federal law or by the
requirements of any federal agency authorized to administer any federal
program of aid.
(d) The Authority shall, after consulting with the Service Boards, develop regionally coordinated and consolidated sales, marketing, advertising, and public information programs that promote the use and coordination of, and transfers among, public transportation services in the metropolitan region. The Authority shall develop and adopt, with the affirmative vote of at least 12 of its then Directors, rules and regulations for the Authority and the Service Boards regarding such programs to ensure that the Service Boards' independent programs conform with the Authority's regional programs.
(Source: P.A. 95-708, eff. 1-18-08.)