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Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications: AASHO American Association of State Highway Officials AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials APTA American Public Transportation Association ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATA American Trucking Associations CTAA Community Transportation Association of America CTBSSP Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program FAA Federal Aviation Administration FHWA Federal Highway Administration FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FRA Federal Railroad Administration FTA Federal Transit Administration IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program NCTRP National Cooperative Transit Research and Development Program NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NTSB National Transportation Safety Board SAE Society of Automotive Engineers TCRP Transit Cooperative Research Program TRB Transportation Research Board U.S.DOT United States Department of Transportation