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61 ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS ACE Altamont Commuter Express (California) Muni San Francisco Municipal Transportation BART Bay Area Rapid Transit District (California) Agency BNSF Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway NFTA Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority CCTV closed-circuit television (New York State) CPTED crime prevention through environmental NJT New Jersey Transit design NYCT New York City Transit CTA Chicago Transit Authority (Illinois) PAAC Port Authority of Allegheny County FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation (Pennsylvania) GAO United States Government Accountability PANY&NJ Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Office PATCO Port Authority Transit Company (New GCRTA Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Author- Jersey) ity (Ohio) PATH Port Authority Trans Hudson (New Jersey GPS global positioning system and New York State) IT information technology PPD Phoenix Police Department LACMTA Los Angeles County Metropolitan Trans- RAPT Rgie Autonome des Transports Parisiens portation Authority (California) (France) LIRR Long Island Rail Road (New York State) ROW right-of-way LRV light rail vehicle RFP Request for Proposal LU London Underground (United Kingdom) RTD Regional Transportation District, Denver MARTA Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Author- (Colorado) ity (Georgia) SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition MBTA Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority System METRAC Metro Action Committee on Public Vio- SCP situational crime prevention lence Against Women and Children SEPTA Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation METRO Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris Authority County (Texas) SRTD Sacramento Regional Transit District METRO Valley Metro Rail (Arizona) (California) Metrolink Southern California Regional Rail Authority TransLink Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority MetroLink Bi-State Development Agency (Missouri) Tri-Met Tri-County Metropolitan Transit District MetroRail Miami-Dade Transit Metrorail (Florida) (Oregon) MTA-MD Maryland Transit Administration (Mary- TSGP Transit Security Grant Program land and Washington, DC) TTC Toronto Transit Commission (Canada) MTA Metropolitan Transportation Authority TVM ticket vending machine (New York State and Connecticut) UPRR Union Pacific Railroad MTI Norman Y. Mineta International Institute WMATA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit for Surface Transportation Policy Studies Authority (Maryland, Virginia, and Wash- Institute (San Jose, California) ington, DC) MTR Mass Transit Railway (Hong Kong)