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61 APPENDIX A Acronyms AA&E Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives AAR Association of American Railroads ACC Adaptive Cruise Control or American Chemistry Council ACE Automated Cargo Environment AEI Automatic Equipment Identification AES Advanced Encryption Standard AGPS Assisted Global Positioning System AIS Automatic Identification System ALPA Air Line Pilots Association, International ANGEL Airborne Natural Gas Emission LIDAR APA Airline Pilots Association API RP American Petroleum Institute Recommended Practice ATRI American Transportation Research Institute ATSI Advanced Technology Safety Initiative AVI Automatic Vehicle Identification BCA Benefit-Cost Analysis BOL Bill of Lading CAPEX Capital Expenditures(s) CBP U.S. Customs and Border Protection CBRN Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear CCTV Closed-Circuit Television CDC Certain Dangerous Cargo CDL Commercial Drivers License CFATS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards CFR Code of Federal Regulations CFS Commodity Flow Survey CHEMTREC Chemical Transportation Emergency Center CLM (Rail) Car Location Messaging COTS Commercial-off-the-Shelf CPM Computational Pipeline Monitoring CVSA Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance DC Direct Current DGPS Differential Global Positioning System DHS Department of Homeland Security DIOD Differential Impedance Obstacle Detection DOD U.S. Department of Defense DOE U.S. Department of Energy

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62 DSRC Distributed Short Range Communications DTTS Defense Transportation Tracking System ECM Engine Control Module ECP Electronically Controlled Pneumatic (train brakes) EDI Electronic Data Interchange EGPS Enhanced Global Positioning System EHC Especially Hazardous Cargo EMS Energy Management System EPA Environmental Protection Agency ERA European Research Area EV Electric Vehicle FAA Federal Aviation Administration FCC Federal Communications Commission FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FRA Federal Railroad Administration FRSGP Freight Rail Security Grant Program GCOR General Code of Operating Rules GHG Greenhouse Gas GHz Gigahertz GIS Geographic Information System GLS Global Locating System GPR Ground Penetrating Radar GPRS General Packet Radio Service GPS Global Positioning System GSM Global System for Mobile Communications GSM-R Global System for Mobile Communications-Railway Hazmat Hazardous Materials HF High Frequency HM-ACCESS Hazardous Materials-Automated Cargo Communications for Efficient and Safe Shipments HMCRP Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program HRCQ Highway Route Controlled Quantities HSSM Highway Security-Sensitive Materials HTUA High-Threat Urban Area HVAC Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IAPA International Airline Pilots Association IATA International Air Transport Association ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization ID Identification or Identification Number IED Improvised Explosive Device IEEE Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineering IFF Identification Friend or Foe InteRRIS Integrated Railway Remote Information Service IR Infrared IRRIS Intelligent Road/Rail Information Service ISIS Integrated Surveillance Intelligent Systems ISD Inherently Safer Design IST Inherently Safer Technologies IT Information Technology ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems

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63 KTC Kentucky Transportation Center LAN Local Area Network LED Light-Emitting Diode LF Low Frequency LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging LLIS Lessons Learned Information Sharing LORAN Long-Range Navigation LRIT Long-Range Identification and Tracking LTL Less-than-Truckload MEMS Microelectromechanical Systems MHz Megahertz MIRA Motor Vehicle Research Association MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology NAIS Nationwide Automatic Identification System NARMO North American Rail Mechanical Operations NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NDGPS Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System NEMS Nanoelectromechanical Systems NFPA National Fire Protection Association NGRTC Next Generation Railroad Tank Car (Program) NIHS National Institute of Hometown Security NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NORAC Northeast Operating Rules Advisory Committee NOW Network Operating Workstation NRC National Response Center or Nuclear Regulatory Commission NTIS National Technical Information Service NTSB National Transportation Safety Board OFM Operator Fatigue Management OMB Office of Management and Budget OPEX Operating Expenditure(s) OPS Office of Pipeline Safety (U.S. DOT) OREIS Operation Respond Emergency Information System OSM Other Sensitive Material PAWVSS Port Area Waterside Video Surveillance System PHMSA Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration PIG Pipeline Inspection Gauge PIH Poison Inhalation Hazard PSAP Public Safety Answering Point PSI Pounds per Square Inch PTC Positive Train Control R&D Research & Development RF Radio Frequency RFID Radio Frequency Identification RMSA Remotely Monitored Sealing Array ROI Return on Investment RSIA Rail Safety Improvement Act RSSI Received Signal Strength Indication RVSS Remote Video Surveillance Systems RWIS Road Weather Information System SAI Security Action Item(s)

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64 SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition SCC Stress Corrosion Cracking SME Subject Matter Expert SOLAS International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea SoOP Signals of Opportunity SSP Secure Sensor Platform TAD Trackside Acoustic Detector TIH Toxic Inhalation Hazard TPD Truck Performance Detector TRANSCOM U.S. Transportation Command TRB Transportation Research Board TRIS Transportation Research Information Services TRKC Transport Research Knowledge Centre TRL Technology Readiness Level TSA Transportation Security Administration TSNM TSA Transportation Sector Network Management TTCI Transportation Technology Center, Inc. TWIC Transportation Worker Identification Credential UAV Unmanned Aerial Vehicle UCI Universal Communication Interface UHF Ultra High Frequency UL Underwriters Laboratories UN United Nations U.S. DOT United States Department of Transportation VDT Vehicle Disabling Technology VHF Very High Frequency VIDS Visual Identification System VST Vehicle Shutdown Technology WAN Wide-Area Network WAVE Wireless Access in Vehicular Environment WILD Wheel Impact Load Detector WMD Weapon of Mass Destruction XML Extended Markup Language