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511

The National Traveler Information phone number that will provide local freeway, transit, rideshare, airport, general emergencey, and other traveler related services. 511 is targeted for deployment in Los Angeles County in 2010 and will ensure that our region complies with…

AA/DEIS

Alternatives Analysis/Draft Environmental Impact Statement. A detailed informational document that presents an analysis of all reasonable alternatives to resolve a transportation need, the probable environmental effects and mitigation measures for significant effects. Under federal law, the AA/DEIS was replaced with…

ABEND

An abnormal end to a computer job. An abend (a combining of two words, abnormal end, when operator messages were as short as possible) is an abnormal, rather than planned, end or termination of a computer program because of some…

ABSTRACT CHOICE MODEL

A model based on the assumption that it is not necessary to identify travel choice variables by the name of their mode, destination, time of day, or other characteristic; instead, they are identified by their attributes, for example, variables describing…