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2014-07-01 00:20:16

KCS to operate largest commuter rail contract in North America with pledge to improve service by "Thinking like a passenger" BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the stroke of midnight, Keolis Commuter Services officially began operating the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's 14 commuter rail lines with a pledge to increase on-time performance and improve safety, cleanliness and customer service. In January 2014, Keolis Commuter Services, part of Keolis North America,...

2014-06-16 12:20:35

MONTREAL, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded Société de transport de Montréal (STM) with an official certificate for earning Gold-level recognition in the APTA Sustainability Commitment program. Chair Phillipe Schnobb and CEO Carl Desrosiers received the award for STM's sustainability commitment which resulted in decreasing air pollutant emissions per produced seat mile (PSM) by 43 percent from 2006-2012....

2014-05-22 08:21:32

Millennials and adults under 45 continue to lead the way with 67 percent opting to utilize public transportation on vacation WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the summer travel season kicks off, 124 million Americans are planning to vacation in a U.S. city, continuing a trend from recent years. The American Public Transportation Association's (APTA) annual "Travel Like a Local" Summer Travel Survey reports that public transportation will be highly utilized by these...

2014-03-13 08:30:46

SCRANTON, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staying true to the Craftsman Style of the area, the new Winter Park, FL, SunRail station features simple but elegant details designed with AZEK Trim and AZEK Mouldings. The Winter Park Station, which officially opened on March 3, 2014, is the first Florida station to be completed along the new train line. The $1.2 million main station building was constructed after the old depot, built in 1962, was demolished to accommodate the new...

2014-02-06 16:28:45

Apartments Will Offer Luxury Amenities, Unmatched Access to SunRail Line ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Communities has broken ground on Crescent Central Station in the heart of downtown Orlando. The $56 million, 279-unit luxury apartment community is the first phase of a planned transit-oriented development tied to the $1.3 billion SunRail commuter rail. Crescent Central Station is expected to open in early 2015. (Logo:...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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