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Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology
Coordinating, Developing, and Delivering Highway Transportation Innovations

This report is an archived publication and may contain dated technical, contact, and link information
Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-085
Date: September 2003

Office of Research, Development, and Technology Fiscal Year 2004/2005 Performance Plan


List of Abbreviations

AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ACS Adaptive Control Systems
ASR Alkali-Silica Reactivity
CMP Corporate Master Plan for Research and Deployment of Technology & Innovation
CMS  Corporate Management Strategies
DOT  Department of Transportation
DTA Dynamic Traffic Assignment
ECR Epoxy-Coated Rebar
ETG Expert Task Group
FEA   Finite Element Analysis
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FRP   Fiber-Reinforced Polymer
FY  Fiscal Year
GPS  Global Positioning System
HPC   High-Performance Concrete
HPS     High-Performance Steel
HRDI   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
HRDO Office of Operations Research and Development
HRDS Office of Safety Research and Development
HRPD  Office of Program Development and Evaluation
HRRM Office of Resource Management
HRTS Office of Research and Technology Services
ICA    Intersection Collision Avoidance
IPWV       Integrated Precipitable Water Vapor
ITE Institute for Transportation Engineers
ITS  Intelligent Transportation Systems
IVI     Intelligent Vehicle Initiative
LADS    Learning and Development System
LED    Light-Emitting Diode
LTPP Long-Term Pavement Performance
LTPPBind Long-Term Pavement Performance Binder
MUTCD   Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NCHRP  National Cooperative Highway Research Program
NDGPS    Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System
OST  Office of the Secretary of Transportation
PBCAT Pedestrian Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool
PCC  Portland Cement Concrete
R&D   Research and Development
R&T Research and Technology
RD&T Research, Development, and Technology
RAC   Research Advisory Committee
RRPM Raised Retroreflective Pavement Marker
RTCC   Research and Technology Coordinating Committee
SAPER Strategic Analysis of Pavement Evaluations for Rehabilitation
SBIR Small Business Innovation Research
SCOR Standing Committee on Research
SWAT  Strategic Work Zone Analysis Tools
T&I Technology and Innovation
TT   Technology Talks
TFHRC  Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
TIC     Technology Innovation Committee
TIG   Technology Implementation Group
TMC    Transportation Management Center
TRB   Transportation Research Board
TReL   Traffic Research Laboratory
TrEPS  Traffic Estimation and Prediction System
TrEPS-P Traffic Estimation and Prediction System for Operations Planning
TSIS  Traffic Software Integrated System
USDOT  United States Department of Transportation
UTC  University Transportation Center
WIM    Weigh-In-Motion

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