Acronyms

AC – Alternating Current

AIP – Airport Improvement Program

AMH – America’s Marine Highways

ARRA – America Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

BAA – Buy American Act of 1933

BABA – Build America, Buy America

BEB – Battery Electric Bus

BEV – Battery Electric Vehicle

BIL – Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

BRT – Bus Rapid Transit

BUILD – Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development

CAAC – Civilian Agency Acquisition Council

CFO Act – Chief Financial Officer’s Act

CFR – Code of Federal Regulation

CGAC – Common Government Accounting Classification

CMAR – Construction Manager At Risk; aka Prime CMAR

CMSA – Construction Management Services Agreement

CNG – Compressed Natural Gas

COTS – Commercial Off The Shelf products

DC – Direct Current

DOC – Department of Commerce

DOD – Department of Defense

DOT – Department of Transportation

eCFR –  Electronic Code of Federal Regulation

EV – Electric Vehicle

FAA – Federal Aviation Administration

FAIN – Federal Award Identification Number

FAR – Federal Acquisition Regulation

FARC – Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council

FASC – Federal Acquisition Security Council

FAST Act – Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act

FHWA – Federal Highway Administration

FMVSS – Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards

FPDS – Federal Procurement Data System

FRA – Federal Railroad Administration

FTA – Federal Transit Administration or Free Trade Agreement

GMP – Guaranteed Maximum Price

GPA – Government Procurement Agreement

GSA – General Services Administration

HMI – Human Machine Interface

HSIPR – High Speed Passenger Intercity Rail

HTS – Harmonized Tariff Schedule

IED – Intelligent Electrical Devices

IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IFB – Invitation For Bid

IGBT – Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor

IIJA – Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

INFRA – National Significant Freight and Highway Projects program

LDs – Liquidated Damages

LRV – Light Rail Vehicle

MAP-21 – Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act

MARAD – Maritime Administration

MEP – Manufacturing Extension Partnership

MIAO – Made in America Office

MOU – Memorandum of Understanding

NDAA – National Defense Authorization Act

NIST – National Institute of Standards and Technology

NOI – Notice of Intent

NPRM – Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

NRE – Non-Recurring Cost

NRE – Non-Recurring Expense

NTP – Notice to Proceed

OAL – Office of Acquisition and Logistics

OEM – Original Equipment Manufacturer

OFPP – Office of Federal Procurement Policy

OMB – Office of Management and Budget

OP – Oversight Procedure

OST – Office of the Secretary

PL – Public Law

PLC – Programmable Logic Controller

PMOC – Project Management Oversight Contractor

PPSO/RMCS – Procurement Policy and Systems Oversight/Risk Management and Compliance Service

PRIIA – Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008

PSC – Product and Service Code

PTC – Positive Train Control

RAISE – Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity

RFI – Request For Information

RFP – Request For Proposal

RFQ – Request for Quotation

RIN – Regulatory Identification Number

RRIF – Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing

SAFETEA-LU – Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A legacy for Users

SAM – System for Award Management

SAO – Senior Accountable Official

SPE – Senior Procurement Executive

STAA – Surface Transportation Assistance Act

TAA – Trade Agreements Act

TIFIA – Transportation Infrastructure and Innovation Act

TIGER – Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery

TVM – Transit Vehicle Manufacturer

UEI – Unique Entity Identifier

USC – United States Code

VA – Veterans Affairs

WTO – World Trade Organization

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