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Coordinating, Developing, and Delivering Highway Transportation Innovations

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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-04-083

FY 2003 Performance Report

Appendix F: Abbreviations

AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ACS Adaptive Control Systems
ATIS Advanced Traveler Information System
CLAIRE Expert decision software for real time traffic management developed in France
CMP Corporate Master Plan
CMS Corporate Management Strategies
COST Concrete Optimization Software Tool
COTR Contracting Officer's Technical Representative
CPTP Concrete Pavement Technology Program
CRCP Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavements
DDETFP Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program
DOD Department of Defense
DOT Department of Transportation
DynaMIT Prototype for the Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction System (TrEPS)
DynaMIT-P Prototype for the Traffic Estimation and Prediction System for Operations Planning
DYNASMART-P Prototype for the Traffic Estimation and Prediction System for Operations Planning (TrEPS-P)
DYNASMART-X Prototype for the Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction System
EA Environmental Assessments
EIS Environmental Impact Statements
ETG Expert Task Group
EU European Union
FEHRL European Federation of Highway Research Labs
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FOIL TFHRC Federal Outdoor Impact Laboratory
FRP Fiber-reinforced Polymer
FTA Federal Transit Administration
FY Fiscal Year
GIS-T Geographic Information Systems Decisionmaking Software
GPS Global Positioning System
HAAM FHWA Office of Acquisition Management
HA-NDGPS High Accuracy Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System
HBCU Historically Black Colleges and Universities
HIPERPAV High-Performance Paving Software
HITEC Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center
HMA Hot-mix Asphalt
HPC High-Performance Concrete
HPS High-Performance Steel
HRDI FHWA Office of Infrastructure R&D
HRDO FHWA Office of Operations R&D
HRDS FHWA Office of Safety R&D
HRPD FHWA RD&T Office of Program Development
HRRM FHWA RD&T Office of Resource Management
HRTS FHWA RD&T Office of Research and Technology Services
HSIS Highway Safety Information Systems
HYRISK Software for Inspecting Bridges
IDEA Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis
IPRF Innovative Pavement Research Foundation
IHSDM Interactive Highway Safety Design Model

French Ministry of Transportation

IT Information Technology
ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems
IVI Intelligent Vehicle Initiative
JCP Jointed Concrete Pavements
JPO Joint Program Office
K-12 Kindergarten through Senior High School
KGM Turkish Highway Agency
Labs Laboratories
LADS Learning and Development System
LED Light Emitting Diode

Long-lasting highways using Innovative technologies and practices to accomplish Fast construction of Efficient and safe pavements and bridges

LRFD Load Resistance Factor Design
LTPP Long Term Pavement Performance
MIHE Minority Institutes of Higher Education
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
MUTCD Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NBI National Bridge Inventory
NCAC National Crash Analysis Center
NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program
NHI National Highway Institute
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NSF National Science Foundation
NSGM Near-Source Ground Motion

National Summer Transportation Institutes

NTCIP National Transportation Communication for ITS Protocal
OECD/RTR Organization of Economic Cooperation and Developments Road and Transport Research Program
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OST Office of the Secretary of Transportation
PART Program Assessment Rating Tool
PBCAT Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool
PCC Portland Cement Concrete
PCCP Portland Cement Concrete Pavement
PDP Professional Development Program
PIARC World Road Association
QuickZone Work Zone Delay Estimation Software
R&D Research and Development
R&T Research and Technology
RAC AASHTO Research Advisory Committee
RD&T Research, Development, and Technology
RPC Reactive Powder Concrete
RSPA Research Special Programs Administration
RTCC Transportation Research Board's Research and Technology Coordinating Committee
SAFETEA Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2003
SBIR Small Business Innovation Research
SHRP Strategic Highway Research Program
SOW Statement of Work
STIPDG Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups
Superpave® SUperior PERforming Asphalt PAVEment System
SWAT Strategic Work Zone Analysis Tools
T2 Technology Transfer
T&I Technology and Innovation
TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TFAP Technology Facilitation Action Plan
TFHRC Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
TIG AASHTO Technology Implementation Group
TMC Transportation Management Center
TNM Traffic Noise Model
TRB Transportation Research Board
TReL Traffic Research Laboratory
TPF Transportation Pooled Fund
TSIS Traffic Software Integrated System
TT Technology Talks newsletter
U&GP Universities and Grants Program
UHPC Ultra-high performance concrete
USCG United States Coast Guard
USDOT United States Department of Transportation
USLIMITS Preliminary Expert System for Speed Zoning
UTC University Transportation Center
Web-NBI Web-based National Bridge Inventory system
WIM Weigh-in-motion

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