On Demand Transit and Microtransit: Where and Why Abbreviations

  • Date: November 2, 2023

AASHTO – American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ACS – American Community Survey
ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
AIM – Accelerating innovative Mobility
APC – Automatic Passenger Count
APTA – American Public Transportation Association
BAFO – Best and Final Offer
BRATS – Baldwin Regional Area Transit System
CARES – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act
CDL – Commercial Driver’s License
CMAQ – Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement
CTAA – Community Transportation Association of America
DOT – Department of Transportation
FHWA – Federal Highway Administration
FM/LM – First Mile/Last Mile
FRTA – Franklin Regional Transit Authority (FRTA)
FTA – Federal Transit Administration
GCT – Gwinnett County Transit
GIS – Geographic Information System
GPS – Global Positioning System
GFZ – Geo-Fenced Zone
HEROES – Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act
IMI – Integrated Mobility Innovation
IT – Information Technology
ITS – Intelligent Transportation Systems
KCATA – Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
LEHD – Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics
LEP – Limited English Proficiency
MET – Mountain Empire Transit
MOD – Mobility On Demand
N-CATT – National Center for Applied Transit Technology
OD – Origin-Destination
PSTA – Pinellas Suncoast Transit Agency
RFP – Request for Proposals
RTAP – National Rural Transit Assistance Program
SaaS – Software as a Service
SEA – Service Equity Analysis
STEPS – Spatial, Temporal, Economic, Physiological, and Social
TaaS – Transportation as a Service
TIGER – Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing
TNC – Transportation Network Companies
TCRP – Transit Cooperative Research Program
TRB – Transportation Research Board
UTA – Utah Transit Authority
VMT – Vehicle Miles Traveled
WAV – Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicle
WMATA – Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority