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List of Acronyms

Many of the documents posted on this website use acronyms. This glossary is a partial list of common acronyms applying to a Rural Transit Planning Agency. To view a much longer list of transportation-planning related acronyms, view the Caltrans Office of Local Assistance list of acronyms.

Inyo Dominoes

AB 69 Legislation that created RTPAs
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
AIP Airport Improvement Program
ATP Active Transportation Program
BTA Bicycle Transportation Account
California Aid to Airports Program
CAC Citizens Advisory Committee
Caltrans California Department of Transportation. This Department is primarily responsible for the planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of the State's transportation system. The Department also provides technical assistance to local and regional governments.
CBD Central Business District
California Development Block Program
CEQA California Environmental Quality Act: A state-mandated process in which the environmental effects associated with the implementation of a project are fully disclosed.
Comprehensive Land Use Plan
Corridor Mobility Improvement Account
Congestion Management Plan
CO Carbon Monoxide
Council of Governments
California Transportation Commission, a decision-making entity established by AB 402 of 1977 to advise and assist the Secretary of Transportation and the legislature in formulating and evaluating state policies and plans for transportation programs.
Consolidated Transportation Services Agency
Eastern California Transportation Planning Partnership
ESAAA Eastern Sierra Area Agency for the Aging
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority
FAST Act The Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act. This is similar to MAP-21.
Federal Highway Administration
FLAP Federal Lands Access Program
Federal Transit Administration
Geographical Information System
I-## Interstate ##
Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action
Inyo Mono Association for the Handicapped
ITS Intelligent Transportation System
LADWP Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
LOS Level of Service
LTC Local Transportation Commission
Local Transportation Fund
MAP-21 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century: this is the comprehensive federal transportation reauthorization that establishes federal transportation funding and programs and replaces SAFETEA-LU. MAP-21 restructures and consolidated much of the existing core of federal highway programs into six main areas.
NEPA National Environmental Protection Act: Federal legislation which created an environmental review process, but pertains only to projects having federal involvement through financing, permitting, or Federal land ownership.
Caltrans Office of Regional and Interagency Planning
Overall Work Program: Is adopted annually to identify and program transportation planning tasks for the coming fiscal year.
Planning Emphasis Area
PM ## Post Mile ##
PM10 Particulate matter less than 10 microns in diameter
PMP Pavement Management Program
Proposition 42 California ballot measure passed in March 2002 which dedicated all sales tax on gasoline for transportation purposes to be divided as follows: 20% for city streets, 20% for county streets and roads, 20% for transit, and 40% for the STIP.
PS&E Plans, Specifications, and Estimates
Project Study Report
Rural Counties Task Force
RIP Regional Improvement Program
Regional Planning Assistance
RTIP Regional Transportation Improvement Program: 75% of STIP funds. List of projects submitted to CTC by RTPAs for seven year horizon, updated every two years.
RTP Regional Transportation Plan
Regional Transportation Planning Agency: State designated agency responsible for preparation of the RTP and RTIP.
Safe, Effective, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation, Equity Act: A Legacy for Users: this is an abbreviation for the federal transportation reauthorization that established funding and programs until MAP-21 was adopted and will be enacted in 2012. SAFETEA-LU followed the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21).
SB 1 The Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, Senate Bill (SB) 1, provides the first significant, stable, and on-going increase in state transportation funding in more than two decades. For more information, read the California Transportation Commission's page on SB 1 at .
SB 45 Legislation passed in 1997 that increased the authority of RTPAs and established the current STIP process.
SNRITSSDP Sierra Nevada Region ITS Strategic Deployment Plan
State Historic Interest Preservation Office
SR ## State Route ##
SSTAC Social Services Transportation Advisory Council
STA State Transit Assistance
STIP State Transportation Improvement Program
Transportation Development Act
Transportation Enhancement Activities
TSM Transportation Systems Management
US ## U.S. Highway ##
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