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LOCAL ACCESS STREET

A street that provides access for pedestrians and vehicles to properties that front on it but is not intended for through traffic (TRB).

LOCAL AREA NETWORK

A network of computers that serves several users within a specified geographical area. A personal computer in the network does its own processing and manages some of its data. Shared data is stored in a file server which acts as…

LOCAL BUS

Bus that stops at every bus stop along a route where customers board or alight.

LOCAL CONTROL PANEL (LCP)

Wayside train control equipment having interlocking controls located in station train control and communications rooms.

LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION REPORT (LIR)

A report jurisdictions must submit to MTA to remain in conformance with Los Angeles County Congestion Management Program (CMP) requirements. This report is submitted on an annual basis, and contains a resolution of conformance, new development activity reporting, selected mitigation…

LOCAL RETURNS

Money (portions of Propositions A & C) that is returned to local jurisdictions for transit purposes; money that is to be spent on local projects by the local agency.

LOCAL SERVICE

An operation involving frequent stops and low speed to deliver and pick up transit passengers as close to their destinations or origins as possible; regular line service which operates on city streets making frequent stops at any designated stop for…

LOCKING

The electrical or mechanical establishment of a condition for a switch, interlocked route, speed limit or automatic function so that its state cannot be altered except by a prescribed and inviolate sequence of unlocking. (NTSC)

LOCKYER

The common name of a statute which provides the process by which the Governor intercedes in the collective bargaining between a public agency and a union. This process provides for a “cooling off” period (preventing a strike or lock out)…