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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-040
Date: March 2005

Office of Research, Development, and Technology FY 2004 Performance Report

Appendix F: Abbreviations

The following abbreviations are used in this document; this list is provided for quick reference.

AASHTO
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ACS
Adaptive Control Software
ADSC
Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors
AHS
Japanese Automated Highway System
APEC
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum
ASCE
American Society of Civil Engineers
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials
CLAIRE
Expert decision software for real-time traffic management developed in France
CMP
Corporate Master Plan
COMET
Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training
COTR
Contracting Officer's Technical Representative
CPTP
Concrete Pavement Technology Program
CRG
Communications Reference Guide
DDETFP
Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program
DGIT
Design Guide Implementation Team
DHM
Digital Highway Measurement
DHS
Department of Homeland Security
DOD
Department of Defense
DOS
Department of State
DOT
Department of Transportation
DynaMIT
Prototype for the Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction System (TrEPS)
DynaMIT-P
Prototype for the Traffic Estimation and Prediction System for Operations Planning
DynaSMART-P
Prototype for the Traffic Estimation and Prediction System for Operations Planning (TrEPS-P)
DynaSMART-X
Prototype for the Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction System
ECMT
European Conference of Ministers of Transport
ETG
Expert Task Group
EU
European Union
FEHRL
European Federation of Highway Research Labs
FHWA
Federal Highway Administration
FLETC
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
FOIL
Federal Outdoor Impact Lab
FRP
Fiber-Reinforced Polymer
FTA
Federal Transit Administration
FY
Fiscal Year
GIS-T
Geographic Information Systems Decisionmaking Software
GPS
Global Positioning System
GSA
General Services Administration
GSOS
GPS Surface Observation System
HA-NDGPS
High-Accuracy Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System
HDS
Highway Driving Simulator
HERMES
A Bridge Inspection Trailer Unit
HIPERPAV
High-Performance Paving Software
HPC
High-Performance Concrete
HPS
High-Performance Steel
HRDI
FHWA Office of Infrastructure R&D
HRDO
FHWA Office of Operations R&D
HRDS
FHWA Office of Safety R&D
HRPD
FHWA Office of Program Development and Evaluation
HRRM
FHWA Office of Resource Management
HRTS
FHWA Office of Research and Technology Services
HSIS
Highway Safety Information Systems
IDEA
Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis
IDP
Individual Development Plans
IPRF
Innovative Pavement Research Foundation
IHSDM
Interactive Highway Safety Design Model
INRETS
French Ministry of Transportation
IT
Information Technology
ITE
Institute for Transportation Engineers
ITS
Intelligent Transportation Systems
IVI
Intelligent Vehicle Initiative
JPO
Joint Program Office
JTRC
Joint Transport Research Centre
Labs
Laboratories
LADS
Learning and Development System
LED
Light-Emitting Diode
LIFE
Long-lasting highways using Innovative technologies and practices to accomplish Fast construction of Efficient and safe pavements and bridges
LRFD
Load Resistance Factor Design
MIHE
Minority Institutes of Higher Education
MOLIT
Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
MPO
Metropolitan Planning Organization
MUTCD
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NCHRP
National Cooperative Highway Research Program
NCBC
National Concrete Bridge Council
NCPC
National Capital Planning Commission
NDGPS
Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System
NGSIM
Next Generation Simulation
NHI
National Highway Institute
NHTSA
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NPA
Japanese National Police Agency
NSF
National Science Foundation
NSTI
National Summer Transportation Institutes
NTCIP
National Transportation Communication for ITS Protocol
OECD/RTR
Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development Road and Transport Research Program
OMB
Office of Management and Budget
OST
Office of the Secretary of Transportation
PBCAT
Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool
PCC
Portland Cement Concrete
PCCP
Portland Cement Concrete Pavement
PDP
Professional Development Program
PIARC
World Road Association
PIH
Pan American Institute of Highways
QuickZone
Work zone delay estimation software
R&D
Research and Development
R&T
Research and Technology
RAC
AASHTO Research Advisory Committee
RD&T
Research, Development, and Technology
RITA
Research and Innovative Technology Administration
RPC
Reactive Powder Concrete
RSPA
Research and Special Programs Administration
RTR
Road Transport Research
RWIS
Road Weather Information System
SAFETEA
Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2003
SBIR
Small Business Innovation Research
SCC
Self-consolidating concrete
SCOR
AASHTO Standing Committee on Research
SHRP
Strategic Highway Research Program
SOW
Statement of Work
STIPDG
Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups
Superpave®
Superior Pavement System
SWAT
Strategic Work Zone Analysis Tools
T2
Technology Transfer
T&I
Technology and Innovation
TEA-21
Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TELUS
Transportation, Economics, and Land Use System
TFAP
Technology Facilitation Action Plan
TFHRC
Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
TIG
AASHTO Technology Implementation Group
TMC
Transportation Management Center
TNM
Traffic Noise Model
TRB
Transportation Research Board
TRB RTCC
Transportation Research Board Research and Technology Coordinating Committee
TReL
Traffic Research Lab
TPF
Transportation Pooled Fund
TSIS
Traffic Software Integrated System
TT
Technology Talks newsletter
U&GP
Universities and Grants Program
UHPC
Ultra-High-Performance Concrete
USCG
United States Coast Guard
USDOT
United States Department of Transportation
USDOT RTCC
United States Department of Transportation Research and Technology Coordinating Committee
USLIMITS
Preliminary Expert System for Speed Zoning
UTC
University Transportation Center
UTMS
Universal Traffic Management Society
WIM
Weigh-In-Motion

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