Acronyms Description
AADT Annual Average Daily Traffic
AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ACS American Community Survey
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
AMPO Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
AVO Average Vehicle Occupancy
BIN Bridge Identification Number
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics
BPM Best Practices Model (or, NYBPM)
BRT Bus Rapid Transit
CATI Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing
CATS Canal Area Transportation Study
CBD Central Business District
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CMAQ Congestion Mitigation Air Quality
CMP Congestion Management Process
CMS Congestion Management System
CO Carbon Monoxide
Coordinated Plan/ CPT-HST Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan
CTPP Census Transportation Planning Package
DEIS Draft Environmental Impact Statement
DPW Department of Public Works
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
EJ Environmental Justice
ESA East Side Access
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FFY Federal Fiscal Year
FRA Federal Railroad Administration
FTA Federal Transit Administration
FTWG Freight Transportation Working Group
FWG Forecasting Working Group
GB/VMPO Greater Bridgeport Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GIS Geographic Information System
GPS Geographic Positioning Systems
HART Huntington Area Rapid Trans
HOTL High Occupancy Toll Lane
HOV High Occupancy Vehicle
HOVL High Occupancy Vehicle Lane
HPP High Priority Project
HSIP Highway Safety Improvement Program
HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
HVCEO Housatonic Valley Council of Elected Officials
ICG Interagency Consultation Group
IPP Initial Project Proposal
ITS Intelligent Transportation System
JARC Job Access/Reverse Commute
LAP Language Access Plan
LEP Limited English Proficient
LIRPC Long Island Regional Planning Council
LIRR Long Island Rail Road
LUM Land Use Model
LOS Levels of Service
MAF Mobility Advisory Forum
MAP Forum Metropolitan Area Planning Forum
MAP-21 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
MHSTCC Mid-Hudson South Transportation Coordinating Committee
MIS Major Investment Study
MMN/ITS Metro Mobility Network/Intelligent Transportation System
MMTI Major Metropolitan Transportation Investment
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MNR Metro-North Railroad
MOVES Motor Vehicle Emission Simulator
MPA Metropolitan Planning Area
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
MTA Metropolitan Transportation Authority
MTA B&T Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridges and Tunnels
MTA NYCT Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NARC National Association of Regional Councils
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NF New Freedom
NHS National Highway System
NHPP National Highway Performance Program
NICE Bus Nassau Inter County Express Bus
NJT New Jersey Transit
NJTPA North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
N/STCC Nassau/Suffolk Transportation Coordinating Committee
NYBPM New York Best Practice Model (a/k/a BPM)
NYC New York City
NYCDCP New York City Department of City Planning
NYCDEC New York City Department of Environmental Conservation
NYCDOT New York City Department of Transportation
NYCTCC New York City Transportation Coordinating Council
NYMTC New York Metropolitan Transportation Council
NYS New York State
NYSAMPO New York State Association of MPOs
NYSDEC New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
NYSDOL New York State Department of Labor
NYSDOT New York State Department of Transportation
NYSTA New York State Thruway Authority
O2 Ozone
O-D Survey Origin-Destination Survey
OEM Office of Emergency Management
PANYNJ Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
PART Putnam Area Rapid Transit
PBPP Performance Based Planning and Programming
PFAC Program, Finance and Administration Committee
PIMS Project Information Management System
PIN Project Identification Number
PIP Public Involvement Plan
Plan 2040 2014- 2040 Regional Transportation Plan
PM Particulate Matter
PM 2.5 Fine Particulate Matter
PMS Pavement Management System
PPS Post Processor Software
REDC Regional Economic Development Council
RES Regional Establishment Survey
RFP Request for Proposal
RFQ Request for Qualifications
RHTS Regional Household Travel Survey
RPA Regional Plan Association
RT-HIS Regional Travel Household Interview Survey
RTP Regional Transportation Plan
SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
SAWG Safety Advisory Working Group
SCI Sustainable Communities Initiative
SCAT Suffolk County Accessible Transportation
SCT Suffolk County Transit
SDF State Dedicated Funds
SED Forecasts Socio-Economic and Demographic Forecasts
SEMO State Emergency Management Office
SEQRA State Environmental Quality Review Act
SFY State Fiscal Year
SIP State Implementation Plan
SIR Staten Island Railway
STIP Statewide Transportation Improvement Program
STP Surface Transportation Program
SOGR State-of-Good-Repair
SWRPA Southwestern Regional Planning Agency
TAP Transportation Alternatives Program
TAZ Transportation Analysis Zone
TCC Transportation Coordinating Committee
TCM Transportation Control Measures
TDM Transportation Demand Management
TEP Transportation Enhancement Program
TIP Transportation Improvement Plan
TMA Transportation Management Area
TMC Transportation Management Center
TOD Transit Oriented Development
TOR Transport of Rockland
TRB Transportation Research Board
TSA Transportation Security Administration
TSM Transportation Systems Management
TSM&O Transportation System Management and Operations
TZB Tappan Zee Bridge
UA Urbanized Area
UAB Urbanized Area Boundary
UPWP Unified Planning Work Program
USDOT United States Department of Transportation
USEPA US Environmental Protection Agency
UTRC University Transportation Research Center
VHD Vehicle Hours of Delay
VMT Vehicle Miles Travelled
VPH Vehicles Per Hour
WCCC Western Connecticut Council of Governments