encyclopedia

RTAC/TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (RTAC/TAC)

Composed of agency staff who meet to discuss the more technical aspects of Regional Transportation Agencies Coalition (RTAC) transportation policy issues.

RTAP

Rural Transit Assistance Program. Also known as Section 5311(h) of the ISTEA. Provides funds for education and technical assistance for rural passenger transit personnel. (APTA)

RTIP

Regional Transportation Improvement Program. This plan is required in order for the region to qualify for federal funding, which is the basis for Los Angeles County input into the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

RTP

A long-range Regional Transportation Plan. The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is responsible for adopting a RTP for this area.

RTS BUS

Rapid Transit Series, manufactured by Transportation Manufacturing Corporation (formerly General Motors).