Category: Dictionary

ADDRESSING

The method used to identify the location of a participant in a network. Ideally, addressing specifies where the participant is located rather than who he/she is (name) or how to get there (routing).

ADOPTED BUDGET

The Approved Project Budget as established by Metro Beard of Directors at the time it authorizes Construction Project Management Division to commence full design and construction of the project (Project Adoption)

ADVANCED TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS) is a Fleet Management System which integrates multiple intelligent vehicle technologies, including advance transit radio system, automatic vehicle location, automatic passenger counting, automated voice annunciation (bus stop announcements), vehicle surveillance, vehicle health monitoring and…

AERIAL TRAMWAY

In passenger transportation, a mode consisting of cabins suspended from a stationary cable and towed by a moving, usually closed-loop cable; used to overcome steep gradients, deep valleys, or bodies of water. (TRB)

AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children is one of several federal welfare programs that were combined into a single new program called Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) by the passage of the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation…