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Glossary of ITS Terms


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A

AOC
Authority Operations Center

ATM
Asynchronous Transport Mode

ATMS
Advanced Transportation Management System

AVCM
ATM Video Control Manager

AVL
Automated Vehicle Location

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B

BWI
Baltimore/Washington International Airport

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C

C2IOC
CHART 2 Interim Operational Capability

CCTV
Closed Circuit Television

CHART
Coordinated Highways Action Response Team

COTS
Commercial off-the-shelf

CPOC
CHART Proof of Concept

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D

DBM
Maryland Department of Budget and Management

DGS
Maryland Department of General Services

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E

EOC
Emergency Operations Center

EORS
Emergency Operations Reporting System

ERU
Emergency Response Unit

ETP
Emergency Traffic Patrol

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F

FITM
Freeway Incident Traffic Management

FMS
Field Management Station

FPU
Field Processing Unit

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G

GIS
Geographic Information System

GUI
Graphical User Interface

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H


HAR
Highway Advisory Radio

I

IEN
Information Exchange Network

IOTC
Interim Operational Telecommunications Capability

ISP
Information Service Provider

ITS
Intelligent Transportation System

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L

M

MDOT Maryland Department of Transportation

MDSHA
Maryland State Highway Administration

MdTA
Maryland Transportation Authority

MSP
Maryland State Police

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N

NOVA
Northern Virginia Traffic Management System

NTSC
National Television Standards Committee

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P

PC
Personal Computer

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R

RGB
Red, Green, Blue (computer graphics display)

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S

SNMP
Simple Network Management Protocol

SOC
Statewide Operations Center

SONNET
Synchronous Optical Network

SQL
Structured Query Language

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T

TAR
Travelers Advisory Radio

TAT
Travelers Advisory Telephone

TOC
Traffic Operations Center

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V

VMS
Variable Message Sign

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W

WWW
World Wide Web

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X

Y

Z