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Advancing Congestion Pricing in the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Process: Four Case Studies

A. Acronyms Used in This Report

AAA

American Automobile Association

ABAG

Association of Bay Area Governments (San Francisco Area)

ACCMA

Alameda County Congestion Management Agency

BATA

Bay Area Toll Authority

BRT

Bus Rapid Transit

CDA

Comprehensive Development Agreement

CMA

Congestion Management Agency

CMP

Congestion Management Plan

CO

Carbon Monoxide

CO2

Carbon Dioxide

EIR

Environmental Impact Report

EJ

Environmental Justice

FHWA

Federal Highway Administration

GPS

Global Positioning System

HOT

High-Occupancy Toll

HOV

High-Occupancy Vehicle

ISTEA

Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991

Mn/DOT

Minnesota Department of Transportation

MnPASS

Managed Express Lanes in Minnesota

MOVES

Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator Model

MPO

Metropolitan Planning Organization

MTC

Metropolitan Transportation Commission
(San Francisco Bay Area)

MTP

Metropolitan Transportation Plan

NCTCOG

North Central Texas Council of Governments
(Dallas/Fort Worth Area)

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

NOx

Nitrogen Oxide

NTTA

North Texas Tollway Authority

PGBT

President George Bush Turnpike

PPP

Public Private Partnership

PSRC

Puget Sound Regional Council (Seattle Region)

RTC

Regional Transportation Council

SFCTA

San Francisco County Transportation Authority

SH

State Highway

SR

State Route

TIP

Transportation Improvement Program

TOM

Toll Optimization Model

TTA

Texas Turnpike Authority

TxDOT

Texas Department of Transportation

UPA

Urban Partnership Agreement

U.S. DOT

U.S. Department of Transportation

VMT

Vehicle-Miles Traveled

VPPP

Value Pricing Pilot Program

WSDOT

Washington State Department of Transportation

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