Acronym Guide
3-C Continuing Comprehensive & Cooperative Planning Process
AADT Annual Average Daily Traffic
AASHTO American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
AMPO Association of Metropolitan Organizations
CAC Citizen Advisory Committee
CIA Community Impact Assessment
CIP Capital Improvements Program
CMS Congestion Management System
CTP Comprehensive Transportation Plan/Community Transportation Program
DEIS Draft Environmental Impact Statement
DOT Department of Transportation
EA Environmental Assessments
EDTAP Elderly and Disabled Transportation Assistance Program
EJ Environmental Justice
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FEIS Final Environmental Impact Statement
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FONSI Finding of No Significant Impacts
FPNP Force Protection Needs Plan
FRA Federal Railroad Administration
FTA Federal Transit Administration
HOV High Occupancy Vehicle
HSTS Human Service Transportation System
IHS Interstate Highway System
ITRE Institute for Transportation Research & Education
ITS Intelligent Transportation System
LEDPA Least Environmentally Damaging Practicable Alternative
LOS Level of Service
MBE Minority Business Enterprise
MLI Minority Low Income
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
MSA Metropolitan Statistical Area
MTIP Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program
NCBOT North Carolina Board of Transportation
NCDENR North Carolina Department of Environmental & Natural Resources
NCDOT North Carolina Department of Transportation
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NHI National Highway Institute
NHS National Highway System
O/D Origin & Destination
PTD Public Transportation Division
RFP Request for Proposal
STIP State Transportation Improvement Plan
SPOT Strategic Prioritization
STP Surface Transportation Program
TAB Transportation Advisory Board
TAZ Traffic Analysis Zone
TCC Transportation Coordinating Committee
TCM Traffic Control Measure
TDM Transportation Demand Management
TIP Transportation Improvement Program
TMA Transportation Management Area
TPB Transportation Policy Board
TSM Transportation System Management
UZA Urbanized Area
UPWP Unified Planning Work Program
VMT Vehicle Miles Traveled
VOR Vehicle Occupancy Rates