Any cost which, under the provisions of any pertinent law, regulation, or contract, cannot be included in prices, cost-reimbursement, or settlement under an MTA contract to which it is allocable.
Also known as Recursive Relationship. A relationship between the instances of one entity type. (Modern Database Management- 4th Edition)
Customer demand for service exceeds the current service level.
A document produced every year to describe all transportation-related planning activities that will be carried out during the next year. It includes planning to be done by all agencies in the region and details which agencies will be involved in…
Financial Accounting and Reporting Elements (FARE).
Also know as Labor Union and Trade Union. An organization of wage earners or salaried employees for mutual aid and protection and for dealing collectively with employers in advancing the members economic interests and general working conditions. (TRB)
An MTA-owned automobile.
A unit item is a line item bid based upon unit cost times a specified number or measurement. A unit item overrun occurs when the item quantity exceeds the quantity specified in the line item contained in the contract document.…
A train carrying one commodity between one origination and one destination. Unit trains avoid the delay and expense of switching individual cars in terminals and can furnish freight transportation at much lower cost than conventional freight trains. Often they are…
United Bus Owners of America (UBOA). An organization of bus companies. It provides representation in Washington, D.C. for its members, disseminates information, provides insurance programs to members, and is especially concerned with safety and regulatory issues. (TRB)