Glossary of Terms and Documents

  • MPO - Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • FHWA - Federal Highway Administration
  • FTA - Federal Transit Administration
  • GDOT - Georgia Department of Transportation
  • Twenty Year Transportation Plan - 'the Plan' or the 'Regional Transportation Plan' - the Long Range Transportation Plan for MACORTS. Socio-economic data updated every five years. Document updated every 10 years with latest census data.
  • Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) - Three year work program for transportation projects. Updated annually.
  • Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) - Annual work program for the MPO.
  • TRANPLAN, TP+, VIPER - Transportation Planning Models used to determine future traffic volumes.
  • Traffic Volume Map - Map produced annually by the MPO showing current traffic volumes throughout the region.
  • Volume to Capacity Ratio (V/C Ratio) - Ratio which shows the amount of traffic on the road in relation to the capacity of the road to hold traffic.

     

 

Website Design and Hosting Provided by WTP Creations, inc  All Rights Reserved © 2016