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ZERO EMISSIONS

Refers to a type of engine or energy source that emits no waste products that pollute the environment and does not contribute to climate change.

ZERO TOLERANCE PROGRAM

A program that encompasses keeping buses free of painted graffiti and enhance cleaning of the interior of the buses.

ZIP

When one “compresses” (i.e., makes a smaller but equal copy) a file using “pkzip”, the resulting file is called a “zip”. It usually ends with the file extension “zip”.

ZONE CHECKS

Tickets issued by an operator as proof of extra fare paid. Zone checks are issued only when one line provides both local and express service.

ZONE FARE (ZONED FARE)

A method of transit pricing that is based on the geographical partitioning of the service area. The price is determined by location and number of zones traveled. Zone fares are frequently used as a method of charging graduated or distance-based…

ZONE FARES

A system of fares in which a service area is divided into zones within which specified rates or fares apply.

ZONING

It is well settled that a municipality may divide land into districts and prescribe regulations governing the uses permitted therein, and that zoning ordinances when reasonable in object and not arbitrary in operation constitute a justifiable exercise of police power,…