Reference Summary of Common Acronyms


AASHTO – American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
AB – Assembly Bill
ABM – Activity Based Model
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
ATP – Active Transportation Plan
AVA – Abandoned Vehicle Abatement


BAG – Bicycle Advisory Committee
BLA – Bicycle Lane Account
BPAC – Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (City of Fresno)


CAAP – California Aid to Airports Program
CAC – California Administrative Code
CALCOG – California Association of Councils of Governments
CALTRANS – California Department of Transportation
CARB – California Air Resources Board
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


DBE – Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
DOT – Department of Transportation


EIR – Environmental Impact Report
EIS – Environmental Impact Statement
EJ – Environmental Justice
EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
EV – Electric Vehicle


FAA – Federal Aviation Administration
FAST Act – Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act
FAX – Fresno Area Express
FCMA – Fresno-Clovis Metropolitan Area
FCOG – Fresno Council of Governments
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
HSR – High Speed Rail


IRRS – Interregional Road System
ISTEA – Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991
ITIP – Interregional Transportation Improvement Plan
ITS – Intelligent Transportation Systems


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
RHNA – Regional Housing Needs Allocation
ROG – Reactive Organic Gases
ROP – Rate of Progress Plan
RSTP – Regional Surface Transportation Program
RTIP – Regional Transportation Improvement Program
RTMF – Regional Transportation Mitigation Fee
RTP – Regional Transportation Plan
RTPA – Regional Transportation Planning Agency


SB – Senate Bill
SCS – Sustainable Communities Strategies
SH – State Highway
SHOPP – State Highway Operation and Protection Plan
SIP – State Implementation Plan
SJVAPCD – San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
SOV – Single Occupant Vehicle
SR – State Route
SRTP – Short Range Transit Plan
SSTAC – Social Service Transportation Advisory Committee
STA – State Transit Assistance
STBG – Surface Transportation Block Grants
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



ZEV – Zero Emissions Vehicle