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Conditions and Performance

2006 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges, and Transit:
Conditions and Performance


ACAdvance construction
ADAAmericans with Disabilities Act of 1990
ADTAverage daily traffic
ATSAlternative transportation systems
AVLAutomatic vehicle location
BACBlood alcohol concentration
BCABenefit-cost analysis
BCRBenefit-cost ratio
BLMBureau of Land Management
BPRU.S. Bureau of Public Roads (predecessor of U.S. Federal Highway Administration)
BRTBus rapid transit
CEVCapacity-equivalent vehicle
CFRCode of Federal Regulations
CFSCommodity Flow Survey
CIPCapital improvement program
ComboCombination truck
CPIConsumer Price Index
CTAACommunity Transportation Association of America
DMSDynamic message sign
DoDU.S. Department of Defense
DOIU.S. Department of Interior
DOTU.S. Department of Transportation
DVMTDaily vehicle miles traveled
FAFFreight Analysis Framework
FARSFatality Analysis Reporting System
FHWAU.S. Federal Highway Administration
FTAU.S. Federal Transit Administration
FYFiscal year
GANGrant Anticipation Note
GARVEEGrant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle
GDPGross domestic product
HCMHighway Capacity Manual
HERSHighway Economic Requirements System
HERS-STHighway Economic Requirements System, State Version
HFCSHigh Functional Classification System
HOFMOffice of Freight Management and Operations
HOTHigh occupancy toll
HOVHigh occupancy vehicle
HPMSHighway Performance Monitoring System
HPMS-APHPMS Analytical Process
HSMHighway Safety Manual
HTFHighway Trust Fund
IDASITS Deployment Analysis System
IHSDMInteractive Highway Safety Design Model
ILEVInherently low-emission vehicle
IPInternet protocol
IRIInternational Roughness Index
ISTEAIntermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991
ITIPIntelligent transportation infrastructure program
ITSIntelligent transportation systems
LNGLiquefied natural gas
LPGLiquefied petroleum gas
MPOMetropolitan planning organization
MR&RMaintenance, repair, and rehabilitation
MTAMass Transit Account
NBINational Bridge Inventory
NBIASNational Bridge Investment Analysis System
NBISNational Bridge Inspection Standards
NCHRPNational Cooperative Highway Research Program
NHSNational Highway System
NHTSNational Household Travel Survey
NHTSANational Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NPSNational Park Service
NPTSNationwide Personal Transportation Survey
NTDNational Transit Database
NYCTNew York City Transit
OSTOffice of the Secretary of Transportation
PMTPassenger miles traveled
PPPPublic-private partnership
PSRPresent Serviceability Rating
PVPassenger vehicle
Q&AQuestion and answer
SAFETEA-LUSafe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
SDDCTEASurface Deployment and Distribution Command Transportation Engineering Agency
SDELPSan Diego Expressway Limited Partnership
SEP-15Special Experimental Project No. 15
SIBState Infrastructure Bank
SQCSynthesis, Quantity, and Condition
STRAHNETStrategic Highway Network
SUSingle-unit truck
SUVSport utility vehicle
TDMTravel demand management
TEA-21Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TERMTransit Economic Requirements Model
TIFIATransportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act
TIM SATraffic Incident Management Self-Assessment
TMATransportation Management Area
TMCTransportation management center
TPMSTransit Performance Monitoring System
TTC-35Trans Texas Corridor
TTITexas Transportation Institute
USCUnited States Code
USFSU.S. Forest Service
USFWSU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
VIUSVehicle Inventory and Use Survey
V/SFVolume to service flow
VMSVariable message signs
VMTVehicle miles traveled
VRMVehicle revenue miles
WZSAWork Zone Self-Assessment

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