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Designing Sidewalks and Trails for Access

Part II of II: Best Practices Design Guide

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Abbreviations and Acronyms

AASHTOAmerican Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ABAArchitectural Barriers Act
ADAAmericans with Disabilities Act
ADAAGAmericans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines/ADA Standards for Accessible Design
ADTAverage Daily Traffic
ANSIAmerican National Standards Institute
AOTAAmerican Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
APSAccessible Pedestrian Signal
ATVAll-terrain vehicle
CFRCode of Federal Regulations
CIPCapital Improvement Program
CMAQCongestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program
CMPComprehensive Master Plan
DOJDepartment of Justice
DOTDepartment of Transportation
EEOCEqual Employment Opportunity Commission
FCCFederal Communications Commission
FEMAFederal Emergency Management Agency
FFEFinished floor elevation
FHWAFederal Highway Administration
FTAFederal Transit Administration
GPSGlobal Positioning System
HUDUnited States Department of Housing and Urban Development
ICIDHInternational Classification of Impairment, Disability, and Handicap
ILCIndependent Living Center
ISTEAIntermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act
LRVLight Reflectance Value
MPOMetropolitan Planning Organization
MUTCDManual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NWPSNational Wilderness Preservation System
OHVOff-highway vehicle
ORAROutdoor Recreation Access Route
PASDPedestrian Actuated Signal Device
STIPStatewide Transportation Improvement Program
STPSurface Transportation Program
SWAPSidewalk Assessment Process
TDDTelecommunication Device for the Deaf
TEATransportation Enhancement Activities
TEA-21Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TIPTransportation Improvement Program
TTYTelecommunicaton Device for the Deaf
U.S. Access BoardUnited States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
UFASUniform Federal Accessibility Standards
USDAUnited States Department of Agriculture
USDIUnited States Department of the Interior
U.S. DOJUnited States Department of Justice
U.S. DOTUnited States Department of Transportation
UTAPUniversal Trail Assessment Process
VAVeterans Affairs
Updated: 2/10/2014
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