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Appendix C: Acronyms

Selected Acronyms of Regional Transportation Planning Terms, including Management & Operations

AASHTO. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

AMPO. Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations

CMP. Congestion Management Process

CMS. Congestion Management System

CORSIM. Corridor Simulation software

DOT. Department of Transportation

EMS. Emergency medical service

FHWA. Federal Highway Administration

FTA. Federal Transit Administration

DYNASMART. Dynamic network simulation and analysis tool

IDAS. ITS Deployment Analysis System

ITS. Intelligent Transportation System

LOS. Level of service

M&O. Management and operations

MPO. Metropolitan Planning Organization

MTP. Metropolitan Transportation Plan

PARAMICS. Parallel Microscopic Traffic Simulator

RCTO. Regional Concept for Transportation Operations

SAFETEA-LU. Safe Accountable Flexible Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users

SCRITS. Screening for ITS

TMA. Transportation management area

TDM. Transportation demand management

TIP. Transportation Improvement Program

TSM. Transportation system management

TSMO or TSM&O. Transportation system management and operations

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