Acronyms & Abbreviations

AASHTO – American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

ADA – The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

ADT – Average Daily Traffic

AMPO – Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations

AWV – Average Weekday Volume

BFCG – Benton-Franklin Council of Governments

BFT – Ben Franklin Transit

CFR – Code of Federal Regulations

CMP – Congestion Management Process

CRAB – County Road Administration Board

CAPP – County Arterial Preservation Program

RAP – Rural Arterial Program

CRCS – Columbia River Crossing Study Tri-Cities

CRT – Community Round Table

CTR – Commute Trip Reduction

DNS – Determination of Non Significance

DOE – U.S. Department of Energy

EA – Environmental Assessment

EIS – Environmental Impact Statement

EJ – Environmental Justice

EWITS – Eastern Washington Intermodal Transportation Study

FAST Act – Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act

FGTS – Freight & Goods Transportation System

FHWA – Federal Highway Administration

FMSIB – Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board

FTA – Federal Transit Administration

GIS – Geographic Information System

GMA – Growth Management Act

HCM – Highway Capacity Manual

HOV – High Occupancy Vehicle

HSP – Highway System Plan

HSTP – Human Services Transportation Plan

HSS – Highways of Statewide Significance

ISTEA – Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991

ITS – Intelligent Transportation System

LEP – Limited English Proficiency

LOS – Level of Service

MAP-21 – Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century

MPO – Metropolitan Planning Organization

MTP – Metropolitan Transportation Plan

NAAQS – National Ambient Air Quality Standards

NEPA – National Environmental Policy Act

NHS – National Highway System

NSB – National Scenic Byways

PAC – Policy Advisory Committee

PTBA – Public Transportation Benefit Area

RAMPS – Roadway Access Management Permits System

RCW – Revised Code of Washington

RTP – Regional Transportation Plan

RTPO – Regional Transportation Planning Organization

RTS – Regional Transportation System

R/W – Right of Way

SCR – South Central Region

SEPA – State Environmental Policy Act

SOV – Single Occupancy Vehicle

SR – State Route (route designation)

STIP – Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

STP – Surface Transportation Program

STRAHNET – Strategic Highway Network

TAC – Technical Advisory Committee

TAP – Transportation Alternatives Program

TCM – Transportation Control Measures

TDM – Transportation Demand Management

TE – Transportation Enhancement

TEA-21 – Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century

TIB – Transportation Improvement Board

TIP – Transportation Improvement Program

TMA – Transportation Management Area

TRI-MATS – Tri-Cities Metropolitan Area Transportation Study

TSM – Transportation Systems Management

UPWP – Unified Planning Work Program

US – United States (route designation)

VMT – Vehicle Miles Traveled

WAC – Washington Administrative Code

WSDOT – Washington State Department of Transportation

WSRO – Washington State Ridesharing Organization

WSTC – Washington State Transportation Commission

WTP – Washington Transportation Plan