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SHOOFLY

A temporary track to allow rail operations to bypass construction activities. (TRB)

SHOP

Facility were maintainers repair, rebuild, paint or clean vehicles or equipment located within a yard.

SHOP LIMIT SIGN

A specific location where movement of a vehicle must stop and proceed only on a proper hand signal from maintenance personnel.

SHOPP

State Highway Operation and Protection Plan. Capital program used for state highway rehabilitation, operation and safety improvements by Caltrans.

SHOPPERS SPECIAL SERVICE

Service provided during off-peak hours that is designed to carry passengers to or from shopping areas. (TRB)

SHORT LINE

Line segments at one or both ends of a line where the vehicles are scheduled to turn back short of the far terminal of the line. This scheduling technique is done as an efficiency measure to reduce the trips operated…

SHORT RANGE TRANSIT PLAN (SRTP)

Currently a planning document with five year projections, updated annually, that describes goals and objectives of each transit operator in the county; provides estimates of ridership, services and expenses; and outlines proposed service modifications. Formerly a Federal planning requirement, but…

SHORT RANGE TRANSIT PROGRAM

A five year comprehensive plan required by the Federal Transit Administration for all transit operators recieving federal funds. The plans establish the operators goals, policies, and objectives, analyze current and past performance, and describe short term operational and capital improvement…