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Ground Access to Major Airports by Public Transportation (2008)

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix - Abbreviations and Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2008. Ground Access to Major Airports by Public Transportation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13918.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix - Abbreviations and Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2008. Ground Access to Major Airports by Public Transportation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/13918.
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ACI Airports Council International ADP Aéroports de Paris ACRP Airport Cooperative Research Program ADA Americans with Disabilities Act ATS American Travel Survey AVI Automated vehicle identification BAA The company that owns and operates three London airports: Gatwick, Heathrow, and Stansted BART Bay Area Rapid Transit (San Francisco) BOS Logan International Airport (Boston) BRT Bus rapid transit BWI Baltimore/Washington International Airport CAPS Certified Airline Passenger Service CBD Central business district CMS Congestion Management System DCA Reagan Washington National Airport DIA Denver International Airport DOT Department of Transportation EIS Environmental impact statement EU European Union EWR Newark Liberty International Airport FAA Federal Aviation Administration FHWA Federal Highway Administration GAO Government Accountability Office GIS Geographic information system GPS Global Positioning System GTC Ground transportation center HEX Heathrow Express HOV High-occupancy vehicle IAD Washington Dulles International Airport IATA International Air Transport Association JFK John F. Kennedy International Airport LAWA Los Angeles World Airports LAX Los Angeles International Airport LGA LaGuardia Airport LIRR Long Island Railroad Maglev Magnetic levitation MAP Million annual passengers 201 A P P E N D I X Abbreviations and Acronyms

MARC Maryland rail commuter service MARTA Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Massport Massachusetts Port Authority MBTA Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority MPO Metropolitan planning organization MWCOG Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program OAG Official Airline Guide PANYNJ Port Authority of New York and New Jersey PDX Portland (OR) International Airport RER Regional Transit System, Paris RTP Regional transportation plan SAS Scandinavian Airlines System SCAG Southern California Association of Governments SEA Seattle–Tacoma International Airport SEPTA Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority SFO San Francisco International Airport SNCF French National Railways TPA Tampa International Airport TSA Transportation Security Agency TCRP Transit Cooperative Research Program TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century TRB Transportation Research Board Tri-Met Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District, Portland OR VMT Vehicle miles traveled WMATA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 202 Ground Access to Major Airports by Public Transportation

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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 4: Ground Access to Major Airports by Public Transportation examines key elements associated with the creation of a six-step market-based strategy for improving the quality of public mode services at U.S. airports. The report also addresses the context for public transportation to major airports, explores the attributes of successful airport ground access systems, presents an airport by airport summary of air traveler ground access mode-share by public transportation services, and more.

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