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PTA (PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ACCOUNT)

The State of California transportation trust fund that derives its revenue from sales and use taxed on diesel fuel and gasoline. These funds are distributed to teh counties based on a formula.

PTC (POSITIVE TRAIN CONTROL)

Collision avoidance technology designed to prevent train collisions. Installation is mandated by December, 2015.

PTMISEA

Public Transportation Modernization, Improvement, and Service Enhancement Account