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Appendix A. Acronyms

AADT
Annual Average Daily Traffic
AADTT
Annual Average Daily Truck Traffic
AASHTO
American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
AC
Asphalt-Concrete
ASTM
American Society of Testing and Materials
ATR
Automated Traffic Recorder
AVC
Automatic Vehicle Classification
CAA
Clean Air Act
CFR
Code of Federal Regulations
Col
Collector
COP
Community of Practice
CRCP
Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavement
CSV
Comma Separated Value
DOT
Department of Transportation
DVMT
Daily Vehicle-Miles of Travel
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
FC
Functional Classification
FE
Full Extent
FE + R
Full Extent including Ramps
FHWA
Federal Highway Administration
FIPS
Federal Information Processing Standards
GIS
Geographic Information System
GML
Geography Markup Language
HERS
Highway Economic Requirements System
HCM
Highway Capacity Manual
HOT
High Occupancy Toll
HOV
High Occupancy Vehicle
HPMS
Highway Performance Monitoring System
Int
Interstate
IRI
International Roughness Index
ITS
Intelligent Transportation Systems
JPCP
Jointed Plain Concrete Pavement
JRCP
Jointed Reinforced Concrete Pavement
Loc
Local
LRS
Linear Referencing System
LTPP
Long Term Pavement Performance
MA
Minor Arterial
MaC
Major Collector
MiC
Minor Collector
MPO
Metropolitan Planning Organization
MRI
Mean Roughness Index
NAAQS
National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NBI
National Bridge Inventory
NHS
National Highway System
NN
National Freight Network
OFE
Other Freeways and Expressways
OGC
Open Geospatial Consortium
OPA
Other Principal Arterial
PAS
Principal Arterial System
PCC
Portland Concrete Cement
PK
Primary Key
PMS
Pavement Management System
PSR
Present Serviceability Rating
SHA
State Highway Agency/Administration
SHRP
Strategic Highway Research Program
SP
Sample Panel
STRAHNET
Strategic Highway Network
TEA-21
Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TMG
Traffic Monitoring Guide
TOPS
Table of Potential Samples
UK
Unique Key
U.S.C.
United States Code
VMT
Vehicle Miles of Travel
VPI
Vertical Point of Intersection
WBT
Well Known Binary
WDS
Weighted Design Speed
WIM
Weigh-in-Motion
WKT
Well Known Text

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