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Acronyms - Definitions
 
Finding alternative transportation options opens up a whole new language that may not be familiar to you.  Here are some acronyms you might encounter along the way:


Acronym Defnition
ACT: Association for Commuter Transportation
BRAC: Base Realignment And Closure
BTS: Bethesda Transportation Solutions (a division of BUP)
BUP: Bethesda Urban Partnership
CLR: Critical Lane Volume
CLRP: Constrained Long Range Plan
DPWT: Department of Public Works and Transportation
EIS: Environmental Impact Study
HOV: High Occupancy Vehicle
ITS: Intelligent Transportation System
LATR: Local Area Transportation Review
M-NCPPC: Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission
MWCOG: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
NCPC: National Capital Planning Commission
NIH: National Institute of Health
NNMC: National Naval Medical Center
SOV: Single Occupancy Vehicle
TDM: Transportation Demand Management
TERMs: Transportation Emissions Reduction Programs
TIP: Transportation Improvement Plan
TMA: Traffic Mitigation Agreement
TMD: Transportation Management District
TMO: Transportation Management Organization
TMP: Traffic Mitigation Plan
TPB: Transportation Planning Board
TRB: Transportation Research Board
WABA: Washington Area Bicyclist Association
WACOT: Washington Area Conference on Telecommuting
WMATA: Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (Metro)
 
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