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Reference Summary of Common Acronyms


AASHTO - American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
AB - Assembly Bill
ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
ADT - Average Daily Traffic
ALUC - Airport Land Use Commission
AMTRAK - National Railroad Passenger Corporation
APCD - Air Pollution Control District
AQAP - Air Quality Attainment Plan
ARRA - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
ARB - Air Resources Board
AVA - Abandoned Vehicle Abatement


BAG - Bicycle Advisory Committee
BLA - Bicycle Lane Account


CAAP - California Aid to Airports Program
CAC - California Administrative Code
CALCOG - California Association of Councils of Governments
CALTRANS - California Department of Transportation
CASP - California Aviation System Plan
CCAA - California Clean Air Act
CCASP - Central California Aviation System Plan
CCR - California Code of Regulations
CEQA - California Environmental Quality Act
CIP - Capital Improvement Program
CLUP - Comprehensive Land Use Plan
CMAQ - Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality
CMP - Congestion Management Program
CNG - Compressed Natural Gas
COG - Council of Governments
CTC - California Transportation Commission


DOT - Department of Transportation


EIR - Environmental Impact Report
EIS - Environmental Impact Statement
EPA - Environmental Protection Agency


FAA - Federal Aviation Administration
FAX - Fresno Area Express
FCMA - Fresno-Clovis Metropolitan Area
FCRTA - Fresno County Rural Transit Agency
FHWA - Federal Highway Administration
FRA - Federal Railroad Administration
FTA - Federal Transit Administration
FTIP - Federal Transportation Improvement Program
FY - Fiscal Year


GIS - Geographic Information Systems


HOV - High Occupancy Vehicle
HPMS - Highway Performance Monitoring System


IRRS - Interregional Road System
ISTEA - Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991
ITIP - Interregional Transportation Improvement Plan


JPA - Joint Powers Agency


LOS - Level of Service
LRC - Local Review Committee
LTC - Local Transportation Commission
LTF - Local Transportation Fund


MOU - Memorandum of Understanding
MPO - Metropolitan Planning Organization


NHS - National Highway System
NPIAS - National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems


OWP - Overall Work Program


PAC - Policy Advisory Committee
PIP - Public Involvement Procedures
PL Funds - Federal Planning Funds
PM-10 - Particulate matter smaller than 10 microns
PSR - Project Study Report
PUC - Public Utilities Code/Commission


RCR - Route Concept Report
REMOVE - Remove Motor Vehicle Emissions
RFP - Request for Proposals
ROG - Reactive Organic Gases
ROP - Rate of Progress Plan
RSTP - Regional Surface Transportation Program
RTIP - Regional Transportation Improvement Program
RTP - Regional Transportation Plan
RTPA - Regional Transportation Planning Agency


SB - Senate BillSH - State Highway
SHOPP - State Highway Operation and Protection Plan
SIP - State Implementation Plan
SJVAPCD - San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
SOV - Single Occupant VehicleSR - State Route
SRTP - Short Range Transit Plan
SSTAC - Social Service Transportation Advisory Council
STA - State Transit Assistance
STIP - State Transportation Improvement Program
STP - Surface Transportation Program


TAC - Technical Advisory Committee
TCI - Transit Capital Improvement
TCM - Transportation Control Measure
TDA - Transportation Development Act
TDM - Transportation Demand Management
TDP - Transit Development Plan
TEA - Transportation Enhancement Activities
TEA 21 - Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TMA - Transportation Management Association
TPA - Transportation Planning Agency
TPC - Transportation Policy Committee
TSM - Transportation Systems Management
TTC -Transportation Technical Committee


VMT - Vehicle Miles of Travel
VOC - Volatile Organic Compound

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