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FLEET (ROLLING STOCK)

The vehicles in a transit system. Usually, “fleet” refers to highway vehicles and “rolling stock” to rail vehicles. (TRB)

FLEET CAPACITY

The total number of passenger spaces in all vehicles of a transit fleet. (TRB)

FLEXIBLE CONGESTION RELIEF PROGRAM (FCR)

A former state funding program for local or regional transportation projects that would reduce congestion. FCR funds have been used for state highway projects, local roads, and rail guideway projects.

FLEXIBLE FUNDS

Those federal funds which can be used for highway, transit or other transportation projects, as decided by Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) and state governments. Examples of such funds are the Surface Transportation Program (STP) and the Congestion Mitigation and Air…