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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

PART 15. SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT [103000 - 103700]

  ( Part 15 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502. )

CHAPTER 5. Powers and Functions of District [103200 - 103399.1]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502. )

ARTICLE 6. Existing Systems and Services [103300 - 103303]
  ( Heading of Article 6 amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1358. )

103300.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, before the district may establish any transit service or system which may significantly divert, lessen, or compete for the patronage or revenues of any existing system, other than an existing taxi service, the district shall give a written notice to the public utility or public agency which is operating the existing system. The written notice shall describe the transit service or system which the district proposes to establish and shall state the time within which the district proposes to establish such service or system.

(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1358.)

103301.
  

Where notice is required pursuant to Section 103300, the district shall not establish the proposed service or system, or maintain and operate the service or system, until it has completed the purchase of any existing system or any part thereof.

(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1358.)

103301.5.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, before the district may establish any demand-activated service or system which may, at any time, divert, lessen, or compete for the patronage or revenues of any existing taxi service, the district shall give a written notice to that service. The written notice shall describe the demand-activated service or system which the district proposes to establish and shall state the time within which the district proposes to establish such service or system.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1358.)

103301.6.
  

If any demand-activated service or system operated by the district diverts or lessens the patronage or revenues of any existing taxi service by causing a loss of patronage or revenues in the affected service area of any existing taxi service to the extent of 10 percent or more, the district shall not continue its demand-activated service or system, or maintain and operate the service or system, until it has completed the purchase of any existing taxi service or any part thereof. No purchase of an existing taxi service, or part thereof, need be made by the district as a result of the establishment or operation by the district of any service or system other than a demand-activated service or system.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1358.)

103302.
  

The district and entity operating the existing system or the existing taxi service may agree upon the purchase price or they may agree that the purchase price is to be established by arbitration and upon the method of naming arbitrators and the method of conducting such arbitration.

(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1358.)

103303.
  

Section 851 shall not apply to any contract for sale or sale of an existing system or existing taxi service, or any portion thereof, pursuant to this chapter, and the Public Utilities Commission shall have no jurisdiction with respect thereto.

(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1358.)

PUCPublic Utilities Code - PUC6