Air Cushion Vehicle.
ADA/ABA Accessibility Guidelines for Building Facilities
Advanced Design Bus.
Written interpretation(s) or revision(s) to Invitation for Bids or Requests for Proposals issued by the MTA before the bid opening or proposal receipt, which are incorporated into the Contract Documents.
Also known as Change Order. Order to add or delete work in contract law where the MTA has the unilateral right to direct the contractor to do so in accordance with a Change Order clause of the basic contract. AWOs…
The code used to designate the location of a specific piece of data within computer storage.
The number of authority locations that may be referred to with the machine address. For most binary machines it is equal to 2n, where n is the number of bits in the machine address.
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).
Controls dealing with operational efficiency and adherence to management policies.
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)
An agreement between the MTA and a contractor concerning the treatment of special or unusual costs which are expected to be incurred.
Service is requested for a single trip to occur at a specific time, usually 24 hours after the request. The customer has control of the pick up time within a specified arrival window, but must know the complete trip details…
A bus introduced in 1977 that incorporates new styling and design features compared to previous buses. (APTA)
An independent non-profit California public corporation organized and funded by Metro, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, and South Coast Air Quality Management District as a working unit to promote clean air vehicles and advanced technologies.
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…
An organized group that supplies their ideas and input to a larger governing body.
Anschutz Entertainment Group
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)
Automatic Fare Collection.
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…