(605 ILCS 5/4-201.18)
(from Ch. 121, par. 4-201.18)
To acquire land adjacent to the right-of-way on a federal aid system
outside the central business district in an urban area of 50,000 population
or more as provided by the Federal Aid Road Act and to construct and
operate a publicly owned parking facility thereon or within the
right-of-way, including the use of air space above and below the
established grade line of the highway pavement. Such parking facility shall
be (1) based on a continuing comprehensive transportation planning process
as defined in the Federal Aid Road Act, and (2) located and designed in
conjunction with existing or planned public transportation facilities.
Fees charged for the use of such facility shall not be in excess of that
amount required for maintenance and operation, including compensation to
any person for operating such facility, and shall be used for such purposes
before any other funds may be used for maintenance and operation.
Any federal aid project constructed under this Section may be
constructed by agreement and jointly at the expense of the federal
government and the State of Illinois or jointly at the expense of the
federal government, the State of Illinois, a municipality or municipalities
or a county or counties, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal
Aid Road Act.
For the purposes of this Section, the term "parking facilities" shall
include access roads, buildings, structures, equipment, improvements, and
interests in the lands.
(Source: P.A. 77-1410