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110 AAR Association of American Railroads AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials AEI Automatic Equipment Identification ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ARTC Australian Rail Track Corporation ATOC Association of (Passenger) Train Operating Companies AU Australia BAB Build America Bonds BART Bay Area Rapid Transit BCA Benefit-Cost Analysis BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics BMJD Bethesda Metro Joint Development BNSF Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway BR British Railways BRT Bus Rapid Transit CA California CAPEX Capital Expenditures CARB California Air Resources Board CCC Contra Costa Centre CMAQ Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Management CPCS Canadian Pacific Consulting Service CRCP Critical Rail Corridors Program CREATE Chicago Regional Environmental and Transportation Efficiency CSX CSX Transportation CTCO Chicago Transportation Coordination Office DART Dallas Area Rapid Transit DB Design-Build DBF Design-Build-Finance DBOM Design-Build-Operate-Maintain DBFOM Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Maintain DC District of Columbia DE Delaware DMU Diesel Multiple Unit DOD Department of Defense DOT Department of Transportation EBIT Earnings Before Income and Tax EDA Economic Development Administration EMU Electric Multiple Unit Acronyms and Abbreviations

Acronyms and Abbreviations 111 EU European Union EWS English, Welsh and Scottish FEDP Federal Economic Development Program FHWA Federal Highway Administration FOC Freight-Operating Companies FRA Federal Railroad Administration FRIP Freight Rail Interchange Program FTA Federal Transit Administration GAO Government Accountability Office GE General Electric GHG Greenhouse Gases GPS Global Positioning System HGV Heavy Goods Vehicle (Truck) HOT High Occupancy/Toll Lanes HSIPR High-Speed Rail Intercity Passenger Rail Program HSR High-Speed Rail HSRA California High-Speed Rail Authority HTF Highway Trust Fund HVF Heavy Vehicle Fee ICC Interstate Commerce Commission IOS Initial Operating Section IPROC Intercity Passenger Rail Operating and Capital Fund IRAP Industrial Rail Access Program IRS Internal Revenue Service ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act JR Japan Rail JRTT Japan Railway Construction, Transport and Technology Agency km/h Kilometers Per Hour LA Los Angeles LGCP Local Grade Crossing Program LNG Liquefied Natural Gas LRFA Local Rail Freight Assistance Program LRSA Local Rail Service Assistance LTA Dubai Land Transport Authority LTD Lane County Mass Transit District MCTD Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District MCTMT Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax METRA Chicago Metropolitan Rail mph Miles Per Hour MRFL Montana Rail Freight Loan Program MTA Metropolitan Transportation Authority MTFC Missouri Transportation Finance Corporation NCRRP National Cooperative Rail Research Program NEAT Swiss Rail Line NEC North-East Corridor NJ New Jersey NORG New Orleans Rail Gateway NS Norfolk Southern Corporation NTD National Transit Database NY New York NYC New York City

112 Alternative Funding and Financing Mechanisms for Passenger and Freight Rail Projects NYSE New York Stock Exchange O&M Operations & Maintenance OCIP Owner Controlled Insurance Program ODOT Ohio Department of Transportation ODRC Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction OPEX Operating Expenditures ORR Office of Rail Regulation PATCO Port Authority Transit Corporation PAYG Pay As You Go PNRS Projects of National and Regional Significance PPP Public-Private Partnership PPTA Public-Private Transportation Act PRF Passenger Rail Fund PRIIA Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act QR Queensland Rail RAIL Rail Access Initiative Links Program RCPP Rail Corridor Protection Program RDA Redevelopment Agency REF Rail Enhancement Fund RFP Rail Freight Program RFP Request for Proposal RLR Rail Line Relocation & Improvement Capital Grant Program ROI Return on Investment ROSCOs Rolling Stock Ownership Companies RPC New Orleans Regional Planning Commission RPP Rail Preservation Program RRGCF Railroad Grade Crossing Fund RRIF Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing SAD Special Assessment District SEC Securities and Exchange Commission SEPTA Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority SFMTA San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Authority SIB State Infrastructure Banks SNCF France National Railways SPEED Systematic Project Expediting Environmental Decision SRSIF State Rail Service Improvement Fund STAR State Transportation Assistance Revolving Fund STB Surface Transportation Board SVMT Saginaw Valley Marine Terminal SUV Sport Utility Vehicle TAP Transportation Alternatives Program TIDF Transit Impact Development Fee TfL Transport for London TIF Tax Increment Financing TIFIA Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act TIGER Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery TOC Train Operating Companies TOD Transit-Oriented Development TriMet Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District UK United Kingdom

Acronyms and Abbreviations 113 UMTA Urban Mass Transportation Administration UP Union Pacific US United States USRC Union Station Redevelopment Corporation VA Virginia VAT Value Added Tax VIA VIA Rail Canada VIFG German Transport Infrastructure Financing Company VMT Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax VRE Virginia Rail Express VT Versement de Transport WMATA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority WSDOT Washington State Department of Transportation YOE Year of Expenditure

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TRB’s National Cooperative Rail Research Program (NCRRP) Report 1: Alternative Funding and Financing Mechanisms for Passenger and Freight Rail Projects identifies alternative funding and financing tools that can be used to realize passenger and freight rail project development, including capital investments, operations, and maintenance. The report summary is available online.

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