Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards
A bilevel rail car that has seating and access aisles on a second level along each side of an open well. Ticket of passengers on the second level can be inspected or collected from the lower level. (TRB)
Named after former Assemblyman Paul Gann, an anti-tax crusader, who died 9/11/89. He teamed up with Howard Jarvis to enact tax limitations, as specified in Proposition 13.
A break or distance between contact rail sections which can be bridged by vehicle collector shoes.
Extra train stored in an auxiliary track in case of a service disruption.
Guidelines for Accessible Public Rights-of-Way
In bus systems, the location in which buses are stored and serviced and where operators report for work and receive supplies and assignments. It is also sometime known as a depot or barn. (TRB)
An internal combustion engine in which the hot compressed gases of combustion drive a turbine. (TRB)
A locomotive in which power developed by a turbine drives electric generators that supply traction power through electric motor gear drives. It usually burns oil. (TRB)