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A Sampling of Emissions Analysis Techniques for Transportation Control Measures

List of Acronyms

Emissions Analysis Techniques for TCMs

Introduction

Forecasting Approaches

Selecting a Method

Descriptions of Available Methods

Key Inputs and Outputs for Each Method

References

List of Acronyms

AVO   Average Vehicle Occupancy
AVR   Average Vehicle Ridership
CMAQ   Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program
CO   Carbon Monoxide
CUTR   Center for Urban Transportation Research
DOT   Department of Transportation
ECO   Employee Commute Options
EPA   Environmental Protection Agency
FHWA   Federal Highway Administration
FTA   Federal Transit Administration
HOV   High Occupancy Vehicle
I/M Inspection and Maintenance
IDAS   ITS Deployment and Analysis System
ITS   Intelligent Transportation Systems
MPO   Metropolitan Planning Organization
MWCOG   Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
NCTCOG   North Central Texas Council of Governments
NMHC   Non-Methane Hydrocarbons
NOx   Oxides of Nitrogen
PM   Particulate Matter
RAQC   (Denver) Regional Air Quality Council
SMART   Simplified Model for the Analysis of Regional Travel
TAZ   Traffic Analysis Zone
TCM   Transportation Control Measure
TDM   Travel Demand Management
TEA-21   Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TSM   Transportation Systems Management
TTI   Texas Transportation Institute
VMT   Vehicle-Miles of Travel
VOC   Volatile Organic Compounds

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