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Section 5: Acronyms

Acronym

Definition

AASHTO

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADAAG

Americans with Disabilities Act - Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities

AFA

Advance Funding Agreement

BRG

Texas Department of Transportation - Bridge Division

CDA

Comprehensive Development Agreement

CE

Categorical Exclusion

CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CMAQ

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality

CMMA

Comprehensive Maintenance Management Agreement

CSO

Texas Department of Transportation - Contract Services Office

CST

Texas Department of Transportation - Construction Division

CUF

Commercially Useful Function

DBE

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

DCIS

Design Construction Information System

DES

Texas Department of Transportation - Design Division

DOL

U.S. Department of Labor

DOT

U.S. Department of Transportation

DSR

Design Summary Report

EA

Environmental Assessment

EEO

Equal Employment Opportunity

EIS

Environmental Impact Statement

EJ and CIA

Environmental Justice and Community Impact Analysis

ENV

Texas Department of Transportation - Environmental Affairs Division

EPIC

Environmental Permits, Issues and Commitments

ESBD

Electronic State Business Daily

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FC

Functional Classification

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Administration

FHWA

Federal Highway Administration

FIN

Texas Department of Transportation - Finance Division

FM

Farm to Market (road)

FPAA

Federal Project Authorization and Agreement

FTA

Federal Transit Administration

FUP

Federal Utility Procedure

GSA

General Services Administration

HBRRP

Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program (federal)

HOV

High Occupancy Vehicle

HOT

High Occupancy Toll

HRRR

High Risk Rural Road Program

HSIP

Highway Safety Improvement Program

HUB

Historically Underutilized Business

IAJ

Interstate Access Justification Report

ITS

Intelligent Transportation System (Traffic Operations)

LD

Liquidated Damages

LG

Local Government

LGP

Texas Department of Transportation - Local Government Projects Office

LGPM

Local Government Project Management Guide

LGPP

Local Government Projects Policy Manual

LOA

Letter of Authority (state)

LOS

Level of Service

LPAFA

Local Project Advance Funding Agreement

LRFD

Load and Resistance Factor Design

LUP

Local Utility Procedure

MAFA

Master Advance Funding Agreement

MNT

Texas Department of Transportation - Maintenance Division

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MPO

Metropolitan Planning Organization

MTP

Metropolitan Transportation Plan

MUTCD

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (national)

NAGPRA

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

NHS

National Highway System

NPDES

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

OCR

Texas Department of Transportation - Office of Civil Rights

OFCCP

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

OMB

Office of Management and Budget (federal)

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (federal)

PE

Professional Engineer

PEPS

Texas Department of Transportation - Professional Engineering Procurement Services Division

PS&E

Plans Specifications and Estimates

QAP

Quality Assurance Program

RFP

Request for Proposals (design-build)

RMA

Regional Mobility Authority

ROW

Right of Way and Texas Department of Transportation - Right of Way Division

RPIC

Responsible Person in Charge

RPO

Rural Planning Organization

RTA

Regional Tollway Authority

RTP

Regional Transportation Plan

RXR (FRS)

Railroad Crossing pavement markings

SBE

Small Business Enterprise

SHS

State Highway System

SLOA

State Letter of Authority

SOC

Statement of Credit

SRTS/SRS

Safe Routes to School

STIP

Statewide Transportation Improvement Program

STP

Surface Transportation Program

SUP

State Utility Procedure

SW3P

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan

TAC

Texas Administrative Code

TAS

Texas Accessibility Standards

TCEQ

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

TCP

Traffic Control Plan

TDLR

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

THC

Texas Historical Commission

TIP

Transportation Improvement Program

TMUTCD

Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

TPDES

Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System

TPP

Texas Department of Transportation - Transportation Planning and Programming Division

TPWD

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

TRF

Texas Department of Transportation - Traffic Operations Division

TUCP

Texas Unified Certification Program (relates to DBE)

TxDOT

Texas Department of Transportation

USACE

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

USDOL

U.S. Department of Labor

USDOT

U.S. Department of Transportation

USIBWC

U.S. International Boundary and Water Commission

UTP

Texas Department of Transportation - Unified Transportation Plan

VE

Value Engineering



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