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21st Century Operations Using 21st Century Technologies

Alameda County Transportation Commission
(Alameda CTC) - GoPort Freight Intelligence Transportation System


Term Definition
AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Alameda CTC Alameda County Transportation Commission
API Application program interface
App Application
ATCMTD Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment
ATIS Advanced Traveler Information Systems
ATMS Advanced transportation management system
BCO Beneficial cargo owner
C2C Center-to-center
CAC Concept of Operations Advisory Committee
Caltrans California Department of Transportation
CB Citizens Band
CCTV Closed circuit television
CEQA California Environmental Quality Act
CHP California Highway Patrol
CMA Congestion management agency
CMAQ Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Program
CMS Changeable message sign (may also be referred as dynamic message signs)
ConOps Concept of Operations
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DSRC Dedicated short-range communication
EOC Emergency Operations Center
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FIRST Freight Information Real-Time System for Transport
FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
FRA Federal Railroad Administration
FRATIS Freight Advanced Traveler Information System
FSP Freeway Service Patrol
GHG Greenhouse gases
GIS Geospatial Information System
GoPort Freight ITS Global Opportunities at the Port of Oakland Freight Intelligent Transportation System
HD High definition
I- Interstate
ICM Integrated corridor management (or for I-80 ICM, integrated corridor mobility)
IEEE Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers
ILWU International Longshore and Warehouse Union
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems
ITST Intelligent Transportation System and Technologies
JPO Joint Program Office
MARAD United States Maritime Administration
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
MTC Metropolitan Transportation Commission
MTC SAFE Metropolitan Transportation Commission Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways
MTO Marine Terminal Operator
NHFN National Highway Freight Network
NOFO Notice of Funding Opportunity
NVOCC Non-vessel operating common carrier
O&M Operations and maintenance
PETF Port Efficiency Task Force
PHFS Primary Highway Freight System
PM Project Manager
Port Port of Oakland
PS&E Plans, specifications, and estimates
RFID Radio-Frequency Identification
ROW Right-Of-Way
SEP System Engineering Plan
SMART Safety, Mobility and Automated Real-Time Traffic Management
SOP Standard operating procedure
SR State Route
STIP State Transportation Improvement Program
STP Surface Transportation Program
TCFA Transportation Fund for Clean Air Program
TEU Twenty-foot-equivalent unit
TMC Traffic management center
TOPS-BC Tool for Operational Benefit / Cost
TOS Traffic Operations System
TRB Transportation Research Board
TWIC Transportation Worker Identification Credential
UPRR (or UP) Union Pacific Railroad
USCG United States Coast Guard
USDOT United States Department of Transportation
WiFi Wireless fidelity
WIM Weigh-In-Motion
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