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APPENDIX 1 Abbreviations AA Alternatives Analyses CFR Code of Federal Regulations DEIS Draft Environmental Impact Statement DMU Diesel Multiple Unit--a diesel powered (with either electric or mechanical transmis- sion) multiple unit self-propelled rail car. Used generically to describe any internal combustion propulsion system EBA "Eisenbahn Bundesamt"--Germany's Federal Railway Authority, similar to the FRA. EBO "Eisenbahn--Bau--und Betriebsordnung" Metropolitan Railway Regulations (Ger- man Federal uniform urban railway regulations on construction and operation). EMU Electric Multiple Unit--a rail car that is an electrically propelled passenger vehicle des- ignated as a motor, trailer or other sub-type to comprise a train consist FE Final Engineering FEIS Final Environmental Impact Statement FRA Federal Railroad Administration FTA Federal Transit Administration LRV Light Rail Vehicle--vehicles typically used for electrically powered urban rail service MIS Major Investment Study NEPA The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 PE Preliminary Engineering SPRC Self-propelled Rail Car, a term that refers to all passenger rail cars containing their own propulsion system. Compliance with FRA structural requirements is not specified 87