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OIP Acronyms

Glossary
Acronym Term
AAMVA American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials
ABC American Building Contractors
ACEC American Consulting Engineers Council
ACI American Concrete Institute
AEMA Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturers Association
ANSI American National Standards Institute
APTA American Public Transit Association
APWA American Public Works Association
AQTR Association Quebecoise Du Transport Et Des Routes Inc.
ARF Australian Roads Federation
ARRA Asphalt Recycling Reclaiming Association
ARRB Australian Road Research Board
ARTBA American Road and Transportation Builders Association
ASBI American Segmental Bridge Institute
ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
ATSSA American Traffic Safety Services Association
BTEP Border Technology Exchange Program
BCRA Bearing Capacity of Roads and Airfields
CAN/AM BTA Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance
CETE Central European Technology Exchange
CTS Center for Transportation Studies
DOC U.S. Department of Commerce
DOS U.S. Department of State
DOT Department of Transportation
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FTA Free Trade Agreement
GTEP Global Technology Exchange Program
GSA U.S. General Service Administration
IBTTA International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association
IFSTTAR French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport Development and Networks
IIR Institute for International Research
INRC Israel National Road Company
ITA International Tunneling and Underground Space Association
ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems
ITSA Intelligent Transportation Society of America
IVHS Intelligent Vehicle Highway System
JWC U.S. Joint Working Committee
LTAP Local Technical Assistance Program
LWG Livability Working Group
MEEC Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications
MLIT Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (JAPAN)
MLTMA Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (REPUBLIC OF KOREA)
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOC Memorandum of Cooperation
MOT Ministry of Transportation
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MPO Metropolitan Planning Office
MPW Ministry of Public Works (KUWAIT)
MUTCD Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NAFTA North America Free Trade Agreement
NAPA National Asphalt Pavement Association
NATMEC North American Travel Monitoring Exhibition and Conference
NEI National Export Initiative
NETIVEI National Roads Company of Israel
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NSPE National Society of Professional Engineers
NTC National Transport Commission (AUSTRALIA)
NTSB National Transportation Safety Board
OECD Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development
OIP Office of International Programs
OST Office of the Secretary of Transportation
PCA Portland Cement Association
PIARC Permanent International Association of Road Congresses
PIH Pan American Institute of Highways
PMTC Private Motor Truck Council of Canada
PRC People’s Republic of China
RADOR Russian Association of Regional Highway Administrations
REAAA The Road Engineering Association of Asia and Australasia
RWS Rijkswaterstaat (THE NETHERLANDS)
SADC Southern African Development Community
SADOT South Africa Department of Transport
SCT Mexico Secretariat of Communications and Transportation
SORIC Safety on Roads an International Conference
TAC Transportation Association of Canada
TACECA Tanzania Civil Engineering Contractors Associations
TBWG Transportation Border Working Group
TEC Technology Exchange Center
TRB Transportation Research Board
TRIS Transportation Research Information Services
TTRL Transportation Road Research Laboratory
TTI Texas Transportation Institute
UE/EU European Union
USDOT United States Department of Transportation
VERTIS Vehicle, Road & Traffic Intelligent Society (ITS Japan)
WCTR World Conference on Transport Research Society
WRA World Road Association
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