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List of Acronyms

Acronym Description
AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ALPR Automatic License Plate Recognition
ATM Active Traffic Management
BRT Bus Rapid Transit
BTL Bus Toll Lane
Caltrans California Department of Transportation
CCTV Closed-Circuit Television
CDA Comprehensive Development Agreemen
CHP California Highway Patrol
CMAQ Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality
CNG Compressed Natural Gas
CRD Congestion Reduction Demonstration
DAR Direct-Access Ramp
DB Design-Build
DBB Design-Bid-Build
DBFOM Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Maintain
DBOM Design-Build-Operate-Maintain
DSRC Dedicated Short Range Communications
EA Environmental Assessment
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
ETC Electronic Toll Collection
ETL Express Toll Lane
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FONSI Finding of No Significant Impact
FTA Federal Transit Administration
FY Fiscal Year
GARVEE Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle
GDOT Georgia Department of Transportation
HCTRA Harris County Toll Road Authority
HOT High-Occupancy Toll
HOV High-Occupancy Vehicle
HOV2 Two-Person High-Occupancy Vehicle
HOV2+ Greater than Two-Person High-Occupancy Vehicle
HOV3 Three-Person High-Occupancy Vehicle
HOV3+ Greater than Three-Person High-Occupancy Vehicle
ICM Integrated Corridor Management
ID Identification
ILEV Inherently Low-Emission Vehicle
ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (1991)
ITS Intelligent Transportation System
MAP-21 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century
MARTA Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Transit Authority
MDTA Maryland Transportation Authority
MnDOT Minnesota Department of Transportation
MPH Miles Per Hour
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
MTP Metropolitan Transportation Plan
NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program
NCTA North Carolina Turnpike Authority
NEPA National Environmental Protection Act
NTTA North Texas Tollway Authority
P3 Public-Private Partnership
RFID Radio Frequency Identification
RITA Research and Innovation Technology Administration
ROD Record of Decision
RSTP Regional Surface Transportation Program
RTR Real-Time Ridematching
SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
SANDAG San Diego Association of Governments
SHRP2 Second Strategic Highway Research Program
SOV Single-Occupant Vehicle
SR State Route
SRTA State Road and Toll Authority (of Georgia)
TCRP Traffic Congestion Relief Program
TDM Transportation Demand Management
TIFIA Transportation Finance and Innovation Act
TIP Transportation Improvement Program
TMC Traffic Management Center
TOT Truck-Only Toll Lanes
TxDOT Texas Department of Transportation
UPA Urban Partnership Agreement
USDOT United States Department of Transportation
VDOT Virginia Department of Transportation
VMS Variable Message Sign
VOR Value of Reliability
VOT Value of Time
VPPP Value Pricing Pilot Program
WAN Wide-Area Network
WSDOT Washington State Department of Transportation