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Active Traffic Management Feasibility and Screening Guide

Acronyms and Abbreviations

AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ADM Active Demand Management
AMST Active Management Screening Tool
APM Active Parking Management
ARM adaptive ramp metering
ATDM Active Transportation and Demand Management
ATM Active Traffic Management
ATSC adaptive traffic signal control
BOS bus on shoulder
Caltrans California Department of Transportation
CMP Congestion Management Process
DJC dynamic junction control
DLR dynamic lane reversal
DLA dynamic lane assignment
DMC dynamic merge control
DMS dynamic message sign
DOT Department of Transportation
DShL dynamic shoulder lane
DSpL dynamic speed limit
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FTA Federal Transit Administration
GP general purpose
Guide Active Traffic Management Feasibility and Screening Guide
HOT high-occupancy toll
HOV high-occupancy vehicle
I-105 Interstate 105
I-35W Interstate 35 West
I-5 Interstate 5
I-95 Interstate 95
ICM Integrated Corridor Management
ITS Intelligent Transportation System
km/h kilometers per hour
LOS level of service
MnDOT Minnesota Department of Transportation
MOE measurements of effectiveness
mph miles per hour
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
MTP metropolitan transportation plan
MUCTD Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NJDOT New Jersey Department of Transportation
NJIT New Jersey Institute of Technology
PennDOT Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
PTI planning time index
QW queue warning
SHRP2 Second Strategic Highway Research Program
TMC transportation management center
TOPS-BC Federal Highway Administration Operations Benefit/Cost Analysis Tool
TSM&O transportation systems management and operations
TSP transit signal priority
UPA Urban Partnership Agreement
VHT vehicle hours traveled
VMT vehicle miles traveled
vph vehicles per hour
WSDOT Washington State Department of Transportation
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