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SAFETEA-LU 1808: CMAQ Evaluation and Assessment Phase II Final Report

Appendix C: Acronyms and Abbreviations

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ADEMAlabama Department of Environmental Management
ALDOTAlabama Department of Transportation
APCAAlabama Partners for Clean Air
AQair quality
BAAQMDBay Area Air Quality Management District
BFCBike Fort Collins
BJCTABirmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority
CAAClean Air Act
CaltransCalifornia Department of Transportation
CARBCalifornia Air Resources Board
CDOTColorado Department of Transportation
CDPHEColorado Department of Public Health and Environment
CEC CMAQ Evaluation Committee (Pittsburgh)
CCFcrankcase filter
CHPCalifornia Highway Patrol
CMAQCongestion Mitigation and Air Quality
CMPCongestion Management Process
COcarbon monoxide
CO2carbon dioxide
DEPDepartment of Environmental Protection
DEQDepartment of Environmental Quality (Oregon)
DLCDDepartment of Land Conservation and Development
DOCdiesel oxidation catalysts
DOTDepartment of Transportation
DRCOGDenver Regional Council of Governments
EOEEAExecutive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (Massachusetts)
EOTExecutive Office of Transportation (Massachusetts DOT)
EPAEnvironmental Protection Agency
FSPFreeway Service Patrol
FHWAFederal Highway Administration
FTAFederal Transit Administration
FYFiscal Year
HUDDepartment of Housing and Urban Development
I&MInspection and Maintenance
ISTEAIntermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act
ITSIntelligent Transportation Systems
MassDEPMassachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
MPOMetropolitan Planning Organization
MTCMetropolitan Transportation Commission (San Francisco Bay Area)
MVICMetro Vision Issues Committee
NAAnonattainment area
NAAQSNational Ambient Air Quality Standards
NFRMPONorth Front Range MPO (Fort Collins, Colorado)
NOXnitrogen oxide
ODEQOregon Department of Environmental Quality
ODOTOregon Department of Transportation
PACPublic Advisory Council
PDPPittsburgh Downtown Partnership
PennDOTPennsylvania Department of Transportation
PM 2.5particulate matter (fine)
PM 10particulate matter
PPMparts per million
PPPpublic-private partnerships
RAQC Regional Air Quality Council (Colorado)
RPCGBRegional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham
RTCRegional Transportation Committee
RTDRegional Transportation District
RTPRegional Transportation Plan
RVCOGRogue Valley Council of Governments (Medford, Oregon)
RVMPORogue Valley MPO (Medford, Oregon)
SAFEService Authority for Freeways and Expressways (MTC)
SAFETEA-LUSafe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
SFBCDCSan Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission
SIPState Implementation Plan
SPCSouthwestern Pennsylvania Commission (Pittsburgh)
STIPState Transportation Improvement Program
STPSurface Transportation Program
TACTechnical Advisory Committee, Transportation Advisory Committee
TCMTransportation control measures
TDMTransportation demand management
TEFederal Transportation Enhancements Funding
TEA-21Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TIPTransportation Improvement Program
TMATransportation Management Area
TMATransportation Management Association
TODtime of day
TRBTransportation Research Board
TSSIPTraffic Signal System Improvement Program
UFR TPRUpper Front Range Transportation Planning Region
USDOTU.S. Department of Transportation
VMTvehicle-miles traveled
VOCvolatile organic compound
Updated: 2/24/2012
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