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Transportation-related Acronyms

This list will be appended as new acronyms are brought to our attention.

AAHSTO - American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials

BRT - Bus Rapid Transit

CAC - Citizen Advisory Committee

CLRP - Constrained Long Range Transportation Plan

COG - Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

CTB - Commonwealth Transportation Board

EPA - Environmental Protection Agency

ERFC - The Educational Employees' Supplementary Retirement System of Fairfax County

FCERS - Fairfax County Employees' Retirement System

FHWA - Federal Highway Administration

FTA - Federal Transit Administration

IAD - Dulles International Airport

ISTEA - Intermodal Transportation Efficiency Act

ITS - Intelligent Transportation Systems

MWAA - Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

MWAQC - Metropolitan Washington Air Quality Committee

NVPDC - Northern Virginia Planning District Commission

NVRTA - Northern Virginia Regional Transportation Authority

NVTA - Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance

NVTC - Northern Virginia Transportation Commission

NVTD - Northern Virginia Transportation District

TCC - Northern Virginia Transportation Coordinating Council

TPB - National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board

VDOT - Virginia Department of Transportation

VDRPT - Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation

VRE - Virginia Railway Express

VRS - Virginia Retirement System

WMATA - Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority

Governments involved in Washington metropolitan area planning processes

Federal - FHWA, FTA, EPA, CAQ

State - Virginia, Maryland

County - Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Montgomery, Prince Georges

City - Washington, DC

Town (VA) - Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Herndon, Leesburg, Manassas, Manassas Park, Vienna