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RECEIVING REPORT

Written documentation of supplies delivered or services performed as noted by the Contracting Officer or other authorized MTA personnel.

RECENUE ANTICIPATION NOTE

A short-term debt security issued on the premise that future revenues will be sufficient to meet repayment obligations.

RECISSION

A federal budgetary term that refers to the cancellation, in whole or part, of budget authority previously granted by Congress.

RECORD OF DECISION

A Record of Decision is the Final Agency Action and decision document rendered during the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process. After the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a corridor is completed and adopted it is sent to the Federal…

RECOVERY

The act of removing a train from revenue service and returning to the yard.

RECTIFIER ELECTRIC MOTOR CAR (IGNITRON ELECTRIC CAR)

A rail car that collects propulsion power from an alternating-current distribution system and converts it to direct current for application to direct current motors by means of rectifying equipment carried by the rail car. The car may be identified by…