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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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Fresno COG offices will be closed on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in observance of Caesar Chavez Day.

Fresno COG Office Operations: Consistent with protocols being followed by state and local public agencies, in light of the COVID -19 crisis, beginning today March 19, 2020, the majority of Fresno COG staff will be telecommuting from home.

Regional Transportation Mitigation Fee (RTMF) Collection: Fresno COG will continue to collect RTMF mitigation fees, however RTMF payments will only be collected on Monday and Tuesday until March 31st or until the COVID-19 situation is mitigated to a level deemed safe by public health officials.

Senior Taxi Scrip Program: Seniors who live in Fresno County will still be able to purchase senior taxi scrip via mail.