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76 ACRONYMS ACE Gold Line--Brand name given to a BRT line in MEM--MetroCard Express Machine (NYCT SBS) Las Vegas METRO, Metro--various: Los Angeles County Met- ASU--Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona) ropolitan Transportation Authority, Valley Metro Rail, Inc. (Phoenix), Niagara Frontier Transportation BART--San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit Authority (Buffalo) Bi-State--Bi-State Development Agency (St. Louis) METRO Rail, Metro Rail--various: Valley Metro Rail (Phoenix), Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority BRT--Bus rapid transit (Buffalo) Caltrain--Commuter rail train service in the San Metro Transit--an operating division of the Metro- FranciscoSan Jose peninsula politan Council (MinneapolisSt. Paul) CCTV--Closed-circuit television MFC--MetroCard Fare Collector (name for NYCT's ticket vending machine) CFC--Coin fare collection (NYCT) MPV--Mobile phone validators CPO--Custom Protection Officer: the title of the posi- tion used for fare enforcement by the private security MTA--Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transpor- firm in Phoenix tation Authority, New York City Metropolitan Trans- portation Authority CR--Commuter rail MTS--San Diego Metropolitan Transit System; Metro- DART--Dallas Area Rapid Transit politan Transportation Services (MinneapolisSt. Paul) DFW--DallasFort Worth Muni/MUNI--San Francisco Municipal Railway FEOs--Fare enforcement officers Munis--Short name for the municipal operators in the Los Angeles region FTE--Full-time equivalent NFTA--Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority HHV--Handheld verifier (Buffalo) HIT--Handheld inspection terminals NJT--New Jersey Transit HOV--High-occupancy vehicle NYCT--New York City Transit HRT--Heavy rail transit NYPD--New York Police Department LACTC--Los Angeles County Transit Commission PoP--Proof-of-payment fare collection LA Metro--Los Angeles County Metropolitan Trans- POST--Police Officers Standards and Training certi- portation Authority fication program LRT--Light rail transit RPTA--Regional Public Transportation Authority (Phoenix), also called Valley METRO LRRT--Light rail rapid transit (terminology as is used in Buffalo) RTD--Regional Transit District (Denver and Sacramento) LRV--Light rail vehicle

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77 SBS--Select Bus Service, brand name of BRT routes The T--Fort Worth Transportation Authority operated by NYCT TRE--Trinity Railway Express (commuter rail in the SCRTD--Southern California Rapid Transit District DallasFort Worth region) SFMTA--San Francisco Municipal Transportation TRiM--Ticket reading and issuing machine Agency TSB--Transit Service Bureau (Los Angeles County SFPD--San Francisco Police Department Sheriff) SOP--Standard operating procedure TTC--Texas Transportation Code SSBF--Self-service, barrier-free fare collection TVM--Ticket vending machine, or also referred to as fare vending machine TAB--Transit Adjudication Bureau (MTANYCT) UTA--Utah Transit Authority (Salt Lake City, Utah) TAP--Transit Access Pass smart card (LACMTA) VTA--Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority TAPD-- Transit Authority Police Department (San Jose, California) (Buffalo)