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Catastrophic Hurricane Evacuation Plan Evaluation: A Report to Congress
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List of Acronyms

AASHTOAmerican Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
AARAssociation of American Railroads
ABAAmerican Bus Association
ADPSAlabama Department of Public Safety
AEMAAlabama Emergency Management Agency
ALDOTAlabama's Department of Transportation
APTAAmerican Public Transportation Association
ARCAmerican Red Cross
ATAAmerican Trucking Associations
ATISAdvanced Traveler Information Systems
BNSFBurlington Northern Santa Fe Railway
CATSConsequence Assessment Tool Set
CBRNEChemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive
CEMPComprehensive Emergency Management Plan
CEOChief Executive Officer
CERTCommunity Emergency Response Team
CMCCrisis Management Center
CTGPCompetitive Training Grant Program
DHSDepartment of Homeland Security
DMSDynamic Message Sign
DODDepartment of Defense
DOHDepartment of Health
DSCADefense Support of Civil Authorities
DTRADefense Threat Reduction Agency
ECEmergency Coordinators
ELTEvacuation Liaison Team
EMACEmergency Management Assistance Compact
EMAPEmergency Management Accreditation Program
EMPGEmergency Management Performance Grant
EOCEmergency Operations Center
EOPEmergency Operations Plan
EPIEmergency Public Information
ERCEmergency Response Center
ESARVHPEmergency System for Advanced Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals
ESFEmergency Support Functions
ETCEmergency Transportation Center
ETISEvacuation Traffic Information System
ETOEmergency Transportation Operations
FAAFederal Aviation Administration
FCOFederal Coordinating Officer
FDEMFlorida Division of Emergency Management
FDOTFlorida Department of Transportation
FEMAFederal Emergency Management Agency
FHWAFederal Highway Administration
FMCSAFederal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
FRAFederal Railroad Administration
FRCFederal Resource Coordinator
FRPFederal Response Plan
FTAFederal Transit Administration
GAOGovernment Accountability Office
GISGeographic Information System
HAZUS-MHHazards US Multi-Hazards
HCMHighway Capacity Manual
HESHurricane Evacuation Studies
HELPHierarchical Evacuation Level Planning
HHSDepartment of Health and Human Services
HSCHomeland Security Council
HSEEPHomeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program
HSGPHomeland Security Grant Program
HSOCHomeland Security Operations Center
HSPDHomeland Security Presidential Decision Directive
HSPD 5Homeland Security Presidential Decision Directive - Domestic Incident Management
HSPD 8Homeland Security Presidential Decision Directive - National Preparedness
HSASHomeland Security Advisory System
HSPTAPHomeland Security Preparedness Technical Assistance Program
HURREVACHurricane Evacuation Model
IAEMInternational Association of Emergency Managers
ICCInterstate Commerce Commission
ICMIntelligence Consequence Management
ICPIncident Command Post
ICSIncident Command Structure
IIMGInteragency Incident Management Group
ITSIntelligent Transportation Systems
JACEJoint Assessment of Catastrophic Events
JFOJoint Field Office
JPOJoint Program Office
LPNLicensed Practical Nurse
MARADU.S. Maritime Administration
MASSVACMass Evacuation Model
MEMAMississippi Emergency Management Agency
MDOHMississippi Department of Health
MDOTMississippi Department of Transportation
MREsMeals Ready-To-Eat
MDSSMaintenance Decision Support System
MTAMetropolitan Transportation Authority
MCCMulti-agency Coordination Center
NCDNational Council on Disabilities
NDMSNational Disaster Medical System
NEMANational Emergency Management Association
NETVACNetwork Emergency Evacuation Model
NFPANational Fire Protection Association
NFPA 1600National Fire Protection Association 1600 - Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs
NGOsNon-Governmental Organizations
NHCNational Hurricane Center
NIMSNational Incident Management System
NOAANational Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
NRCNuclear Regulatory Commission
NRCCNational Response Coordination Center
NRPNational Response Plan
NWSNational Weather Service
NVOADNational Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
OEMOffice of Emergency Management
OEMSOffice of Emergency Services
OREMSOak Ridge Evacuation Modeling System
OSTOffice of the Secretary
OST/S-60Office of Intelligence, Security, and Emergency Response
PFOPrincipal Federal Officer
POCPoint of Contact
RETCORegional Emergency Transportation Coordinator
RETREPRegional Emergency Transportation Representative
RNRegistered Nurse
ROCRegional Operations Center
RRCCRegional Response Coordination Center
RRFReady Reserve Force
RRTRegional Response Team
RUCSRegional Unified Command Structure
S-60Office of Intelligence, Security, and Emergency Response
SAFETEA-LUSafe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act:  A Legacy for Users
SCOState Coordinating Officer
SEOCState Emergency Operations Center
SERTState Emergency Response Team
SFLEOSenior Federal Law Enforcement Official
SFOSenior Federal Official
SLG 101State and Local Guide 101
SLOSH ModelSea, Lake, and Overland Surges from Hurricanes Model 
SOPStandard Operating Procedure
STBSurface Transportation Board
TCLTarget Capabilities List
TMCTransportation Management Centers
TRACTerrebonne Parish Readiness and Assistance Coalition
TRBTransportation Research Board
TTFTexas Task Force
USACEU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. DOTU.S. Department of Transportation
UNC-CHUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 
USNORTHCOMU.S. Northern Command
USTRANSCOMU.S. Transportation Command
UTLUniversal Task List
VADepartment of Veteran Affairs
VMSVariable Message Sign

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