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Western Uniformity Scenario Analysis

Western Uniformity Scenario Analysis graphic depicting western states and illustration of longer combination vehicle

A Regional Truck Size and
Weight Scenario Requested by the
Western Governors' Association

Table of Contents

List of Tables

List of Figures

List of Acronyms
AAR Association of American Railroads
AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
BASIC Bridge Analysis and Structural Improvement Software
BFB Bridge Formula B
BNSF Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company
CTS&W Study Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Study
CWS Carload Waybill Sample
DOT U.S. Department of Transportation
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
FAF Freight Analytical Framework
FAF Freight Analysis Framework
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FSE Freight Service Expense
GVW Gross Vehicle Weight
HCA Study Highway Cost Allocation Study
ITIC Intermodal Transportation and Inventory Costing model
LCV Longer Combination Vehicle
MPG Miles per Gallon
MPH Miles per Hour
NAPCOM National Pavement Cost Model
NBI National Bridge Inventory
NN National Network for Large Trucks
RMD Rocky Mountain Double
ROI Return On Investment
STB Surface Transportation Board
TPD Turnpike Double
TS&W Truck Size and Weight
UP Union Pacific Railroad Company
U.S. United States of America
WASHTO Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
WGA Western Governors' Association

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