CYMPO Acronym List

Below are some of the most common acronyms as used by CYMPO and other local, County, and State transportation departments.

5303 Transit planning funding
5310 Transportation for Elderly Persons and Persons with Disabilities Grant Program
5316 Job Access and Reverse Commute Grant Program
5317 New Freedom Grant Program
3-C Continuing, Cooperative and Comprehensive planning process
AADT Average Annual Daily Traffic
AASHTO American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
ABC Aggregate Base Course
AC Asphalt Concrete
ACFC Asphalt Concrete Friction Course
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ADOT Arizona Department of Transportation
ADT Average Daily Traffic
AGC Associated General Contractors
APA American Planning Association
APWA American Public Works Association
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers
BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs
BQAZ Building a Quality Arizona (ADOT Study)
BTS Bureau of Transportation Statistics
C&S Contracts and Specifications
CAAG Central Arizona Association of Governments
CHV Town of Chino Valley
CMAR Construction Manager at Risk
CMP Corrugated metal pipe
COG Council of Governments
COP City of Prescott
CYMPO Central Yavapai Metropolitan Planning Organization
DCR Design Concept Report
DEW Town of Dewey-Humboldt
DM District Minor Funds
DOT Department of Transportation
EA Environmental Assessment
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FMPO Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization
FRICTION COURSE Thin course layer of asphalt concrete providing traction on roads
FTA Federal Transit Administration
FY Fiscal Year
GIS Geographic Information Systems
GMP Guaranteed Maximum Price
HIS Interstate Highway System
HOV High Occupancy Vehicle
HPMS Highway Performance Monitoring System
HSIP Highway Safety Improvement Program
HURF Highway User Revenue Fund
IGA Intergovernmental Agreement
ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (1991)
ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers
ITS Intelligent Transportation Systems
JPA Joint Project Agreement
LM Local Match
LP  Local Project
LPA Local Public Agency
LRTP Long Range Transportation Plan
MAG Maricopa Association of Governments
MILL AND FILL Process of removing a layer of asphalt concrete and replacing with new
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MOVE AZ ADOT’s long range transportation plan (2000)
MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization
M-TAC Multi-modal Technical Advisory Committee
MTIP Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program
MUTCD Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Design
NACOG Northern Arizona Council of Governments
NAIPTA Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Transportation Authority
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NHS National Highway System
O&M Operations and Maintenance
PAG Pima Association of Governments
PE Professional Engineer
PEAK HOUR Busiest hour of the day for traffic (Typically shown as AM and PM peaks)
PIP Public Involvement Plan
PL Planning Funds
PM 10 Particulate Matter of 10 microns or less
PRS City of Prescott
PRV Town of Prescott Valley
PS&E Plans Specifications and Estimate
RDG Roadway Design Guidelines
RPO Regional Planning Organization
RTP Regional Transportation Plan
SAFETEA-LU Safe Accountable Flexible and Efficient Transportation Equity Act a Legacy for Users
SEAGO South Eastern Arizona Governments Organization
SHSP Strategic Highway Safety Plan
SOV Single-Occupancy Vehicle
SPR Statewide Planning and Research
SPUI Single Point Urban Interchange
SRTS Safe Routes to School
STIP State Transportation Improvement Program
STP Surface Transportation Program
TAZ Traffic Analysis Zone
TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century
TI Traffic Interchange
TIA Traffic Impact Analysis
TIFIA Transportation Infrastructure Financing and Innovation Act
TIGER Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery
TIP Transportation Improvement Program
TR Transit
TRIP Transit Implementation Plan
T-TAC Transit Technical Advisory Committee
UPWP Unified Planning Work Program (Now just called the Work Program)
UZA Urbanized Area 
VMT Vehicle Miles Travelled
WACOG Western Arizona Council of Governments
WHAT MOVES YOU AZ Current ADOT Long Range Transportation Plan
WP Work Program
YMPO Yuma Metropolitan Planning Organization
YPT Yavapai Prescott Tribe
YYV Yavapai County
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