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102 ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS ABS Anti-Lock Brake System NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric AC Air Conditioning Administration ADA Americans with Disabilities Act NRC National Research Council (parent of TRB) APC Automatic Passenger Counter NYCT New York City Transit APTA American Public Transportation Association NYCTA New York City Transit Authority ATA American Trucking Association OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer AVL Automatic Vehicle Location OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Act BEMC Bus Equipment and Maintenance Committee P2 Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 (of APTA) PC Personal Computer CAA Clean Air Act p/in Pixels per inch CD Compact Disc PM Particulate Matter CDC Centers for Disease Control PMI Preventive Maintenance Inspection CDL Commercial Driver's License PPE Personal Protection Equipment CFR Code of Federal Regulations PRTC Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation CNG Compressed Natural Gas Commission COMPS Catalog of Member Products and Services psi Pounds Per Square Inch (available through APTA) RP Recommended Practice CTAA Community Transportation Association of R&R Remove and Replace America SAE Society of Automotive Engineers CWA Clean Water Act SEPTA Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation DC Direct Current Authority DMV Department of Motor Vehicles SOP Standard Operating Procedure DOT Department of Transportation SRT Standard Repair Time DVD Digital Video Disk TCRP Transit Cooperative Research Program EPA Environmental Protection Agency TMC Truck Maintenance Council (of the ATA) FMVSS Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards TRB Transportation Research Board FTA Federal Transit Administration TRIS Transportation Research Information Services HVAC Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (a TRB database) IE Industrial Engineering UBC Uniform Building Code ITS Intelligent Transportation System UPS United Parcel Service MIS Maintenance Information System USDOT United States Department of Transportation MS Microsoft USPTO United States Patent and Trademark Office MSDS Materials Safety Data Sheet UST Underground Storage Tank MTA Mass Transit Administration VDC Volts Direct Current NFPA National Fire Protection Association VOCs Volatile Organic Compounds NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and VOM Volt/Ohm/Milliammeter Health (part of CDC)