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102 APPENDIX D Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Initialisms 3PLs Third-party logistics providers AADT annual average daily traffic AADTT annual average daily truck traffic AAR Association of American Railroads ABF (this is the name of a freight carrier) APU auxiliary power unit AREMA American Railway Engineering and Maintenance Association ATA American Trucking Associations ATRI American Transportation Research Institute BACT Best Available Control Technology BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis BNSF Burlington Northern Santa Fe BTS Bureau of Transportation Statistics CAA Cargo Airline Association CAFE corporate average fuel economy CARB California Air Resources Board CBD central business district CBP U.S. Customs and Border Protection CCSP Certified Cargo Screening Program CERCLA Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act CFS Commodity Flow Survey CMAQ Congestion Management and Air Quality Improvement CN Canadian National (a railroad) COE Army Corps of Engineers CSA Chamber of Shipping of America CWA Clean Water Act DC distribution center DHS Department of Homeland Security DPF diesel particulate filters ECAs Emission Control Areas ECM electronic control module EGR exhaust gas recirculation EIA Energy Information Administration EIA Economic Impact Analysis EISA Energy Independence and Security Act EJ&E Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern
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103 EPA Environmental Protection Agency ETD explosives trace detection FMC Federal Maritime Commission FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FRA Federal Railroad Administration GAO Government Accountability Office GHG greenhouse gas GVW gross vehicle weight HOS hours of service ICSFs independent cargo screening facilities IGCC integrated gasification combined cycle IMO International Maritime Organization IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change JIT just-in-time LCFS low carbon fuel standard LCV longer combination vehicle LNG liquefied natural gas LTL less-than-truckload MARAD Maritime Administration MGGRA Midwest GHG Reduction Accord MOA memorandum of agreement mpg miles per gallon mph miles per hour NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement NHS National Highway System NOx nitrogen oxides NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System OMB Office of Management and Budget OOIDA Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association PDO property-damage only PERE model Physical Emission Rate Estimator model PHMSA Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration PM particulate matter PMSA Pacific Merchant Shipping Association ppm parts per million RCRA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act RGGI Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative RIA regulatory impact analysis ROD Record of Decision SAFE Port Act of 2006 Security and Accountability For Every Port Act of 2006 SCR selective catalytic reduction SOx sulfur oxides SSS short sea shipping STB Surface Transportation Board TEU 20-foot equivalent unit TIFIA Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act TL truckload TMA Truck Manufacturers Association TSA Transportation Security Administration TWIC Transportation Worker Identification Credential ULDs unit load devices UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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104 UP Union Pacific USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers US-VISIT U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology VGP Vessel General Permit VMT vehicle miles of travel VSL value of a statistical life WCI Western Climate Initiative