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CERN

The European Laboratory for Particle Physics, site of the first World Wide Web conference and considered the birthplace of WWW technology. Work on WWW technology and setting standards has moved to the World Wide Web Organization (W3O, at w3.org).

CERTIFICATION

The process of identifying real estate parcel requirements, preparing required documentation and verifying that a parcel of real estate is required for the construction and/or operation of a transit project.

CERTIFICATION CARD

Certificate which authorizes rail employees to engage in specific activities for which they have been trained.

CERTIFIED COST AND PRICING DATA

Factual, verifiable Data that, as of the date of contract award, would reasonably be expected to significantly affect price negotiations. Data may include, but is not limited to, vendor quotations, non-recurring costs,, unit-cost trends, and information concerning change in production…

CERTIFIED DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

A contractor certified as a disadvantaged business enterprise by the Office of Equal Employment Programs Department, City of Los Angeles, Caltrans or the Regional Transit Coordinating Council.

CERTIFIED TECHNICIAN

A technician certified by some agency as a proficient in performing certain duties.