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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-HRT-06-037
Date: April 2006

Performance Plan Fiscal Year (FY) 2006-2007



The following abbreviations are used in this document; this list is provided for quick reference.

AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ACS Adaptive Control Software
AIDA Advanced Incident Detection Algorithm
ASR alkali-silica reactivity
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
AVA air void analyzer
CICAS Cooperative Intersection Collision Avoidance Systems
CMP Corporate Master Plan for Research and Deployment of Technology and Innovation
CONEW Concrete Extrusion Workability
CP Road Map Concrete Pavement Road Map
DOT Department of Transportation
DSRC dedicated short-range communications
DTA dynamic traffic assignment
DynaMIT Prototype for the Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction System (TrEPS)
DYNASMART-X Prototype for the Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction System
FEA finite-element analysis
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FRP fiber-reinforced polymer
FY fiscal year
GSOS Global Positioning System Surface Observation System
HCC hydraulic cement concrete
HIPERPAV High-Performance Paving Software
HPS high-performance steel
HSIS Highway Safety Information System
IC Infrastructure Consortium
ICA intersection collision avoidance
ICM Integrated Corridor Management
ICS Intelligent Construction System
IHSDM Interactive Highway Safety Design Model
ITS Intelligent Transportation System
LED light-emitting diode
LRFD load and resistance factor design
LTBP Long-Term Bridge Performance
LTPP Long-Term Pavement Performance
LTPPBind LTPP Binder
MDSS Maintenance Decision Support Systems
M-E mechanistic-empirical
MUTCD Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NCAC National Crash Analysis Center
NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program
NDGPS Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System
NGSIM Next Generation Simulation
OMB Office of Management and Budget
PART Program Assessment Rating Tool
PBCAT Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool
PCC portland cement concrete
R&D research and development
R&T research and technology
RAC Research Advisory Committee
RD&T research, development, and technology
RRPM raised retroreflective pavement markers
RTCC Research and Technology Coordinating Council
RWIS Road Weather Information System
SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
SCOR Standing Committee on Research
SMP Seasonal Monitoring Program
SRS Safety, Reliability, and Security
Superpave® Superior Performing Asphalt Pavements System
SWAT Strategic Work Zone Analysis Tools
T&I technology and innovation
TDR time domain reflectometry
TFHRC Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
TMC transportation management center
TPF Transportation Pooled Fund Program
TRB Transportation Research Board
TReL Traffic Research Laboratory
TrEPS Traffic Estimation and Prediction System
UAV unmanned aerial vehicle
UHPC ultra-high performance concrete
USDOT United States Department of Transportation
VII Vehicle Infrastructure Integration
WIM weigh in motion

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