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JERSEY DIVIDER

A concrete barrier placed in the center of a freeway to prevent collisions with opposing traffic.

JITNEY SERVICE

Transit service provided in passenger automobiles, vans or minibuses driven along fixed routes, sometimes with minor deviations.

JITNEY SERVICE (DEMAND JITNEY SERVICE)

A route deviation service in which small or medium-sized vehicles, such as large automobile, vans, or minibuses, are used. The vehicles are usually owned by the drivers and the service is often independently operated. Also see Jitney Service. (TRB)

JITNEY TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

Public transportation rendered in small or medium-sized vehicles that are licensed to render that service at a fixed rate or fare for each passenger. The vehicles operate on fixed routes along public ways, from which they may deviate from time…

JOB ACCESS / REVERSE COMMUTE GRANT PROGRAM (JARC)

A program enacted through the Personal Responsibility and Work Reconciliation Act of 1996 that provides transportation access to suburban employment for urban residents.

JOB ACCESS/REVERSE COMMUTE PROGRAM

JARC is a program enacted through the Personal Responsibility and Work Reconciliation Act of 1996 that provides transportation access to suburban employment for urban residents.