25. The Authority has exclusive jurisdiction to establish, on the basis of the criteria it determines, the rate schedule applicable in its area of jurisdiction for shared transportation by, among other things, setting fares for transit tickets according to the type of ticket.
Those criteria include
(1) the various modes of transportation used;
(2) the rapidity and frequency of trips and the distance travelled;
(3) the day and time of trips; and
(4) the classes of users.
If the Authority intends to include, among its classes of users, a specific class for students 18 years of age or older, any person 18 years of age or older must be included in the class if he or she has student status as determined by the Authority.