Category: Dictionary

ACCESS METHOD

The technique used for selecting records in a file, one at a time, for processing, retrieval or storage. The access method is related to, but distinct from the file organization which determines how the records are stored.

ACCESS PATH

The logical route an end user takes to access computerized information; typically includes a route through the operating system, telecommunications software, selected application software, and the access control system.

ACCESS SERVICES INC. (ASI)

This service is designed exclusively for passengers requiring specialized transportation vehicles and services mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Originally managed by the LACMTA, the Department was restructured as a non-profit, independent agency under the name Access Services Inc.…

ACCESS-TO-JOBS

Access-to-Jobs is the name given to the current initiative by the Federal Transit Administration to provide transportation to unemployed and underemployed individuals as part of Welfare-to-Work initiatives by health and human services department, at federal, state and local levels. (APTA)