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Designing Sidewalks and Trails for Access

Appendix A: Abbreviations and Acronyms

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AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
A B A Architectural Barriers Act
A D A Americans with Disabilities Act
ADAAG Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines/ADA Standards for Accessible Design
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ATS Audible traffic signal
ATV All-terrain vehicle
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
BOCA Building Officials and Code Administrators International
DoD Department of Defense
DOJ Department of Justice
DOT Department of Transportation
EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
FCC Federal Communications Commission
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FFE Finished floor elevation
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FTA Federal Transit Administration
GPS Global Positioning System
H U D United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
ICBO International Conference of Building Officials
ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act
NAHB National Association of Home Builders
M P O Metropolitan Planning Organization
MGRAD Minimum Guidelines and Requirements for Accessible Design
MUTCD Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NWPS National Wilderness Preservation System
O H V Off-highway vehicle
ORAR Outdoor Recreation Access Route
RT Recreation trail
SBCCI Southern Building Code Congress International
STIP Statewide Transportation Improvement Program
STP Surface Transportation Program
TIP Transportation Improvement Program
T D D Telecommunication display device, or text telephone
TTY Telecommunication display device, or text telephone
TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
U.S. Access Board United States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
U.S. ATBCB United States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
UFAS Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USDI United States Department of the Interior
U.S. DoD United States Department of Defense
U.S. DOJ United States Department of Justice
U.S. DOT United States Department of Transportation
UTAP Universal Trail Assessment Process
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