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SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM

An SBE enterprise is at least 51 percent owned by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individual, or in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 percent of the stock is owned by one or more…

SMALL PURCHASES

Services, supplies, equipment and material procurements which do not exceed the small purchase threshold specified by the MTA. Simplified procurement procedures have been adopted for these items.

SMART CARD

A device that is often the same size of a thin plastic credit card with an embedded microprocessor that holds its own data and applications and does its own processing. Smart cards can be used to store personal information, hold…

SMART GROWTH

Smart growth is a set of policies and programs designed by local governments to protect, preserve, and economically develop established communities and natural and cultural resources. Smart growth encompasses a holistic view of development.

SMART SHUTTLE

A multiple occupant passenger vehicle equipped with advanced technology for more effective vehicle and fleet planning, scheduling and operation, as well as offering passenger more information and fare payment options.