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Acronyms

AADT – Average Annual Daily Traffic
AASHTO – American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
ATMS – Advanced Traffic Management Systems
AVL – Automatic Vehicle Location
BFA – Bicycle Federation of America
BNSF – Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad
BRT – Bus Rapid Transit
BTS – Bureau of Transportation Statistics (Under USDOT, www.bts.gov)
CMAQ – Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (Federal Funding category)
CTD – Coordinated Transit District (Districts used in Public Transit)
CMS – Congestion Management System
CTP – Comprehensive Transportation Program
DMU – Diesel Multiple Unit
DOT – Department of Transportation
EIS – Environmental Impact Statement
EMS – Emergency Medical Services
EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
FAA – Federal Aviation Administration
FHWA – Federal Highway Administration
FRA – Federal Railroad Administration
FTA – Federal Transit Administration
GIS – Geographic Information System
GPS – Global Positioning System
HOV - High Occupancy Vehicle
ITS – Intelligent Transportation Systems
KDOT – Kansas Department of Transportation
KHP – Kansas Highway Patrol
KTA – Kansas Turnpike Authority
L-DC MPO – Lawrence-Douglas County Metropolitan Planning Organization
LOS – Level of Service
LRT – Light Rail Transit
LRTP – Long-Range Transportation Plan
MARC – Mid-America Regional Council
MIS – Major Investment Study
MPO – Metropolitan Planning Organization
MTP – Metropolitan Transportation Plan
NAFTA – North American Free Trade Agreement
NEPA – National Environmental Policy Act
NHS – National Highway System
NHTSA – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
SAFETEA-LU – Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act – a Legacy for Users
SOV – Single Occupancy Vehicle
STIP – Statewide Transportation Improvement Program
STP – Surface Transportation Program (Federal funding category)
TAZ – Traffic Analysis Zone
TDM – Travel Demand Management
TE – Transportation Enhancement
TIP – Transportation Improvement Program
TMA – Transportation Management Area
TOD – Transit Oriented Development
T-WORKS – Transportation Works for Kansas
USDOT – United States Department of Transportation
V/C – Volume to Capacity Ratio

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