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TEA (TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES)

A SAFETEA-LU funding category where ten percent of STP monies must be set aside for projects that enhance the compatibility of transportation facilities with their surroundings . Examples of TEA projects include bicycle and pedestrian paths, restoration of rail stations…

TEA-21

Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century, enacted on June 9, 1998 as Public Law 105-178, is a six year funding mechanism for highways and transit.

TEAM TRACK

A track on which cars are placed for public loading or unloading, named from the time when horse-drawn wagons were used to transfer freight. As opposed to a spur which serves a specific customer of the railroad.

TEAMSTERS

Union representing security guards. Full name of union is the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.