PUBLIC TRANSIT EMPLOYEE
employee" means a person employed by the state, a political subdivision
of the state, a transit district formed under chapter 103a or a person
with whom the Commissioner of Transportation has contracted in
accordance with section 13b-34 to provide transportation services who
operates a vehicle or vessel providing public rail service, ferry
service or fixed route bus service or performs duties directly related
to the operation of such vehicle or vessel.
General Statutes § 53a-167c (a) (applies only to § 53a-167c).