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POLICY

In transportation, a definite course, selected from among alternatives, to guide and determine decisions on transportation matters. The policy prescribes the limits within which effort toward goal achievement must stay. (TRB)

POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (PAC)

A group consisting of representatives from local jurisdictions countywide, regional and state agencies, environmental community, transit operators and business community to assist with the development of the Congestion Management Program (CMP).