Transportation Acronyms

Below is a glossary of transportation-related acronyms that are frequently used in our publications.

3-R Project Resurface, Rehabilitation, Reconstruction

4-R Project Resurface, Rehabilitation, Reconstruction, Replacement

AMPO Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations

APA American Planning Association

AVL Automatic Vehicle Locator

BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis

BIL Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics

CMAQ Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality

COG Council of Governments

CY Calendar Year

DBE Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

DOT Department of Transportation

EIS Environmental Impact Study

FFY Federal Fiscal Year

FHWA Federal Highway Administration

FTA Federal Transit Administration

GIS Geographical Information Systems

HES Hazard Elimination and Safety

HPMS Highway Performance Monitoring System

INDOT Indiana Department of Transportation

INSTIP Indiana State Transportation Improvement Program

IPOC Indiana Planning Oversight Committee

ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act

(6yr. Federal Transportation Act (1997-2003))

ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems

LPA Local Planning Area

MDT Mobile Data Terminals

MOU Memorandum of Understanding

MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization

 MTP – Metropolitan Transportation Plan

MSA Metropolitan Statistical Area

NHS National Highway System

NTD National Transit Database

OWP Overall Work Program

PL FHWA Funds for Planning

PM2.5 Particular Matter Regulation

PMTF Public Mass Transportation Fund

ROD Record of Decision

ROW Right-of-Way

SAFETEA-LU Safe-Accountable-Flexible-Efficient Transportation Act-A legacy for Users

SCB Senior Citizens Bus

SEC.5303 FTA Planning Funds

SFY State Fiscal Year

SOP Standard Operating Procedure

SOW Statement of Work

STP Surface Transportation Program

TAZ Traffic Analysis Zones

TE Transportation Enhancement

TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for 21st. Century

TIP Transportation Improvement Program

UPWP Unified Planning Work Program  (Same as SOW)

WCWE Wildcat Creek Walk of Excellence

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