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INSERTION RULE

A row should not be inserted in the referencing table unless there already exists a matching entry in the referenced table.

INSPECTION

The checking or testing for condition, performance and safety of equipment and construction against established standards.

INSPECTION PLATE

In the farebox, where the money rests so it can be counted before going to the vault.

INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERS

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). A society of professionals in transportation and traffic engineering. It promotes education, research, the development of public awareness, and the exchange of professional information in these areas with the goal of contributing individually toward meeting…

INSTITUTIONAL PASS

The Institutional Pass or I-Pass is a revenue neutral negotiated pass program that offers all members of a group a pass for a set period of time. The program offers a stamp affixed to the institutions ID card with valid…

INSTRUCTION TO BIDDERS

The portion of the solicitation documents which provides prospective bidders with instructions for submitting bids.

INSULATED JOINT

A rail joint which has insulation between the connected rails in order to separate signal circuits.

INSURANCE

A contract that provides that, for a stipulated consideration, the insurer undertakes to indemnify the insured party against risk of loss, damage, or liability arising for an unknown or contingent event.