As used in this part, the term:
(1) “Authority” means the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority.
(2) “Board” means the governing body of the authority.
(3) “Area served” means Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties. However, this area may be expanded by mutual consent of the authority and the board of county commissioners representing the proposed expansion area.
(4) “Transit system” means a system used for the transportation of people and goods by means of, without limitation, a street railway, an elevated railway having a fixed guideway, a commuter railroad, a subway, motor vehicles, or motor buses, and includes a complete system of tracks, stations, and rolling stock necessary to effectuate passenger service to or from the surrounding regional municipalities.
(5) “Transit facilities” means property, avenues of access, equipment, or buildings built and installed in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties which are required to support a transit system.
(6) “Member” means the individuals constituting the board.
(7) “Feeder transit services” means a transit system that transports passengers to or from stations within or across counties.