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Chapter 17  |  Article 17 - 16C  |  Section 3

1 - DEFINITIONS

2 - STATE ROAD COMMISSION

2A - WEST VIRGINIA COMMISSIONER OF

2B - TOLL ROAD STUDY COMMISSION

2C - ORPHAN ROAD AND BRIDGE ACQUISI

2D - HIGHWAY DESIGN-BUILD PILOT PRO

3 - STATE ROAD FUND

3A - INDUSTRIAL ACCESS ROAD FUND

4 - STATE ROAD SYSTEM

4A - COMPLETE STREETS ACT

5 - STATE CONVICT ROAD FORCE

5A - DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES

6 - LICENSES

7 - CERTIFICATES OF TITLE

8 - TRAFFIC REGULATIONS AND LAWS OF

9 - GENERAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE T

10 - COUNTY COURTS; MUNICIPALITIES

11 - COUNTY AND DISTRICT ROAD FUND

12 - COUNTY-DISTRICT ROADS

13 - COUNTY ROAD ENGINEER OR SUPER

14 - DISTRICT ROAD SUPERINTENDENT

15 - COUNTY CONVICT ROAD FORCE

16 - OBSTRUCTIONS

16A - WEST VIRGINIA PARKWAYS, ECON

16B - PUBLIC PORT AUTHORITY

17 - TOLL BRIDGES

17A - CONSTRUCTION FINANCING FOR S

18 - FERRIES AND WHARVES

19 - GENERAL CRIMINAL PROVISIONS

20 - ROADSIDE MEMORIAL MARKERS

21 - LICENSING OF CHAUFFEURS AND O

22 - OUTDOOR ADVERTISING

23 - SALVAGE YARDS

24 - WASTE TIRE REMEDIATION

24A - DISPOSAL OF ABANDONED MOTOR

25 - THE WEST VIRGINIA INDUSTRIAL

26 - STATE ROAD BONDS

27 - PUBLIC-PRIVATE TRANSPORTATIO

28 - WEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY EMPOW

WVC 17- CHAPTER 17. ROADS AND HIGHWAYS.
WVC 17 - 16 C- ARTICLE 16C. DIVISION OF PUBLIC TRANSIT.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 1 §17-16C-1. Creation of division.

The division of public transit is hereby created and is under the supervision of the secretary of transportation pursuant to the provisions of chapter five-f of this code.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 2 §17-16C-2. Designation of department.

The department of transportation through the division of public transit is hereby designated as the agency of this state responsible for administering all federal and state programs relating to public transportation.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 3 §17-16C-3. Powers and duties of the division.

The division has the power to:

(a) Assist in the development of improved public transportation facilities, services, equipment, techniques and methods, with the cooperation of transportation carriers, both public and private;

(b) Enhance the mobility of all residents of the state, particularly those who by age, income or physical limitation experience serious transportation disadvantages;

(c) Manage publicly funded transportation resources in a cost effective manner and endeavor to achieve an increased ridership with available resources;

(d) Establish a system to adequately coordinate and distribute publicly funded transportation services within the state, including, but not limited to, transportation services for senior citizens, for participants in head start programs, for disabled citizens and for private nonprofit organizations and to establish a pilot project or projects as an initial part of implementing a system of coordination and distribution;

(e) Maintain a cooperative working relationship with public and private transportation providers, private nonprofit organizations, local planning and development councils, other state agencies and the federal government;

(f) Coordinate and assist various public and private transportation entities in strengthening their development and operation of public transportation facilities and services;

(g) Coordinate with other states and the federal government the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of public transportation facilities in the state having an interstate impact;

(h) Acquire, plan, hold, construct, improve, maintain and operate, own or lease, either in the capacity of lessor or lessee, all facilities necessary or incidental thereto for the operation of public transportation systems in the state;

(i) Apply for and receive from the federal government or from any other person, corporation, association or other entity, any grants in aid or gifts to be used for public transportation related purposes;

(j) Provide financial assistance to local transportation agencies to the extent authorized by the Legislature and federal grants: Provided, That no county or local government may reduce the level of funding for transportation services in place upon the effective date of this section and be eligible to receive financial assistance pursuant to this section;

(k) Enter into contracts with other agencies of the state, other public bodies, private firms or individuals to provide technical services or public transportation related services;

(l) Exercise or perform any power, duty, responsibility or function in carrying out public transportation related activities which are essential to the completion of the projects;

(m) Insure local matching funds with state or local money, or both, for federal assistance projects; and

(n) Implement rules necessary to accomplish its assigned duties.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 4 §17-16C-4. Public transit advisory council.

There is hereby created the West Virginia public transit advisory council which shall consist of eleven members, selected by the governor, who shall serve for two-year terms commencing on the first day of April, one thousand nine hundred ninety-two, and who shall serve at the will and pleasure of the governor. The membership of the council shall be broadly representative of those groups affected by the implementation of this article: Provided, That no more than four of the members of the council shall reside in the same congressional district. No more than six members may be of the same political party. The members of the council shall serve without compensation and without provision for their expenses related to the work of the council. The council shall provide consultation, on an advisory basis, to the division of public transit on matters related to the implementation of the pilot program or programs referred to in subdivision (d), section three of this article.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 5 §17-16C-5. Assistance of other state agencies.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the contrary, at the division's request and as mutually agreed upon, other state departments, divisions or agencies may enter into agreements with the division to assist or undertake projects that are beneficial to public transportation. All expenses and other requirements connected with the projects remain the responsibility of the division of public transit.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 6 §17-16C-6.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 7 §17-16C-7.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 8 §17-16C-8.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 9 §17-16C-9.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 10 §17-16C-10.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 11 §17-16C-11.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 12 §17-16C-12.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 13 §17-16C-13.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 14 §17-16C-14.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 15 §17-16C-15.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

WVC 17 - 16 C- 16 §17-16C-16.
Repealed.

Acts, 1991 Reg. Sess., Ch. 137.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.


Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§17 - 16 D- 1 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 2 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 3 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 4 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 5 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 6 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 7 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 8 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 9 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 10 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 11 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 12 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 13 - (New Code)
§17 - 16 D- 14 - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4156
PASSED - Regular Session

HB4156 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Electronic Toll Collection Act
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