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Appendix B: Acronyms

Acronym Definition
AID Automated Incident Detection
ALDOT Alabama Department of Transportation
ATIS Advanced Traveler Information Systems
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATMS Advanced Traffic Management System
C2C Center-to-Center
C2F Center-to-Field
CAD Computer Aided Dispatch
CapWIN Capital Wireless Integrated Network
CCTV Closed Circuit Television
CDPD Cellular Digital Packet Data
CMS Changeable Message Signs
ConOps Concept of Operations
DMS Dynamic Message Sign
DOT Department of Transportation
EM Emergency Management
EMS Emergency Medical Services
EOC Emergency Operations Center
ESS Environmental Sensor Station
FDM Frequency Division Multiplexing
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FIPS Federal Information Processing Standard
GDOT Georgia Department of Transportation
GPRS General Packet Radio Service
HAR Highway Advisory Radio
HRTMC Hampton Roads Transportation Management Center
ICMS Integrated Corridor Management Systems
ISP Internet Service Provider
ITD Idaho Transportation Department
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems
KSA Knowledge, skill and ability
M Miles
MDOT Michigan Department of Transportation
MnDOT Minnesota Department of Transportation
MOUs Memorandums of Understanding
MPLS MultiProtocol Label Switching
NHDOT New Hampshire Department of Transportation
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
ODOT Oregon Department of Transportation
P3s Public-Private Partnerships
RCTO Regional Concept for Transportation Operations
RIITS Regional Integration of ITS
RMDID Risk Management and Defense In Depth
RTMC Regional Traffic Management Center
RWIS Road Weather Information System
SDLC Systems Development Life-Cycle
SOC State Operations Center
SONET Synchronous Optical Network
SOPs Standard Operating Procedures
TDM Time Division Multiplexing
TMC Transportation Management Center
TMS Transportation Management System
TOC Traffic Operations Center
TxDOT Texas Department of Transportation
USDOT United States Department of Transportation
VDS Vehicle Detector Station
VMS Variable Message Sign
VPA Virginia Port Authority
VSP Virginia State Police
VTMC Virtual Transportation Management Center
WSDOT Washington Department of Transportation
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