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AVERAGE DAILY TRAFFIC

The average number of vehicles that pass a specified point during a 24-hr. period. (TRB)

AVERAGE FARE

The arithmetic average of all fares paid by all revenue passengers, including those who received special or reduced fares. It is usually derived by or generally equivalent to dividing total revenue by total origin-to-destination trips, although in many cases it…

AVERAGE VEHICLE OCCUPANCY (AVO)

The average number of person occupying a passenger vehicle along a roadway segment intersection, or area, as typically monitored during a specified time period. For the purpose of the California Clean Air act, passenger vehicles include autos, light duty truck,…

AVERAGE VEHICLE RIDERSHIP (AVR)

The number of employees who report to a worksite divided by the number of vehicles driven by those employees, typically average over as established time period. This calculation includes crediting vehicle trip reduction from telecommuting, compressed work weeks and non-motorized…

AVERAGE WEEKDAY REVENUE

Average amount of money collected through fares on a weekday.

AVL

Automated Vehicle Locator and Control System used for tracking bus movements from a central control center.