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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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

A written statement of the elements of a particular job or occupations, such as purpose, duties, equipment used, chain of command, previous training required, physical and mental demands, working conditions. (TRB)

JOBS

Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training is one of the several federal welfare programs that were combined into a single new program called Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) by the passage of the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity…

JOINT

The connection between rail ends consisting of joint bars and bolts with nuts and washers. A great deal of maintenance is required on joints because a significant fraction of rail breaks occur at joints.

JOINT DEVELOPMENT

Projects that combine public and private resources to build mixed use development around transit stations areas.

JOINT DEVELOPMENT (PLANNING)

Projects which combine public and private resources to build mixed use development to generate income and passengers around transit station areas.

JOINT DEVELOPMENT (PROCUREMENT)

A project that involves the disposition, by lease or by sale, of incremental transit authority-owned or controlled real property interests at or near a station area which, because of proximity to station facilities, have significant potential for commercial, residential, or…