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Abbreviations and Acronyms

AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
BTS Bureau of Transportation Statistics
COE Center of Excellence
COI Center of Innovation
CSU California State University
CUTC Council of University Transportation Centers
DHS Department of Homeland Security
DOT Department of Transportation (State or Federal)
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
FRA Federal Railroad Administration
FTA Federal Transit Administration
FY Fiscal Year
ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991
IRWG Intermodal Research Working Group
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems
ITS JPO Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office
LECD Light Emitting Ceramic Device
LTAP Local Technical Assistance Program
METRANS National Center for Metropolitan Transportation Research
MIOHUTC Michigan Ohio University Transportation Center
MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
NA Not applicable
NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program
NHI National Highway Institute
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
OST Office of the Secretary of Transportation
OTREC Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium
PHMSA Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
RFID Radiofrequency Identification
RiP Research in Progress
RITA Research and Innovative Technology Administration
SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
TBD To be determined
TCRP Transit Cooperative Research Program
TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TEDIS Transportation and Economic Development Information System
TMF Traffic Mitigation Fee
TRANSIMS Transportation Analysis Simulation System
TRB Transportation Research Board
TRIS Transportation Research Information Services Online
TTAP Tribal Technical Assistance Program
UC University of California
UCLA University of California Los Angeles
UO University of Oregon
US DOT United States Department of Transportation
UTC University Transportation Center
VII Vehicle Infrastructure Integration
WCTR World Congress on Transportation Research