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 Glossary of Planning Terms/Acronyms

Terms and acronyms commonly used in Transportation Planning are defined below.

A thru C | Cv thru F | G thru J | K thru M | N thru R | S thru Z

A thru C
  • AADT – Average Annual Daily Traffic
  • AASHTO – American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
  • APE Study – Advance Preliminary Engineering Study
  • ATR - Automatic Traffic Recorder
  • BTS – Bureau of Transportation Statistics (Under USDOT, www.bts.gov)
  • CADD – Computer-Aided Design and Drafting
  • CAM – Computer-Aided Mapping
  • CANSYS – Control Section Analysis System (Kansas State Highway System Database)
  • Control Section – homogeneous segments of highway used in CANSYS
  • CMAQ – Congestion Mitigation/Air Quality (Federal Funding category)
  • CMS – Construction Management System
  • CPMS – Comprehensive Program Management System
  • CPS – Child Passenger Safety
  • CTD – Coordinated Transit District (Districts used in Public Transit)