§8-27-4. Urban mass transportation authorities authorized;
authorities to be public corporations.
Any municipality or county, or both, or any two or more
municipalities within any county or contiguous counties, or any two
or more contiguous counties, or any combination thereof, may create
an urban mass transportation authority. Such authority shall be
created upon the adoption, by the governing body of each
participating government, acting individually, of an appropriate
ordinance or order. Each authority shall constitute a public
corporation, and as such, shall have perpetual existence.