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2014-07-10 23:04:04

Smart Railways (ICT)-North America can be segmented by Services, Companies and MacroIndicators. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-smart-railways-ict-6340398483.html. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The global economy and population have rapidly increased in the past decade. The transportation infrastructure has aged and has proved to be insufficient to cater to the increasing passenger and freight traffic. Communication technology has advanced and offers high-speed data...

2014-06-23 12:21:05

Mineta Transportation Institute's report shows global trends likely apply to California SAN JOSE, Calif., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence from the high-speed rail (HSR) systems of Europe and Asia demonstrates that the mode is very attractive to travelers who otherwise may have chosen airlines or other modes, according to a new Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) report, Modal Shift and High-Speed Rail: A Review of the Current Literature. The author, Peter Haas, PhD,...

2014-06-11 09:50:39

University of Colorado Denver Focus on Denver's Stapleton neighborhood As New Urbanist communities expand nationwide, a study from the University of Colorado Denver shows the increasing challenges of balancing complex traffic engineering systems with the ideals of walkable, sustainable neighborhoods. As a leading public research university located in the urban core, CU Denver researchers have ample opportunity to connect their work to the city of Denver and surrounding communities....

2014-02-04 12:20:27

Domus Development's La Valentina property in Sacramento Recognized as a National Model In Urban Smart Growth and Sustainable Residential Housing SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Domus Development, led by founding partner Meea Kang, as winner of the 2013 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement in the "Built Projects" category. Their outstanding accomplishments have been acknowledged by building the...

2014-01-21 23:01:27

For the seventh year in a row, hands On Greater Portland and United Way of the Columbia-Willamette teamed up for United Way MLK Weekend of Service, and this year the organizations used CafeGive Social's innovative Social Impact Map app to connect volunteers and celebrate impact across the Pacific Northwest. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 A great man once said, “life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘what are you doing for others’”? Over 57 years later, we are still being...

2013-10-31 23:02:20

NW based custom cosmetic manufacturer and supplier Essential Wholesale & Labs has finally moved out of it's Clackamas, Oregon facility. On June 4, EWL started its first day in its new 58,000 square foot facility in historic Northwest Portland. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 NW based custom cosmetic manufacturer and supplier Essential Wholesale & Labs has finally moved out of it's Clackamas, Oregon facility. On June 4, EWL started its first day in its new 58,000...

2013-09-17 23:23:55

Viewpoint Construction Software today announced they will be leasing the historic 1510 Water Avenue building, expanding their headquarters along the Eastside Esplanade in Portland’s Produce Row district to make room for a growing employee base. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Coaxis, dba Viewpoint Construction Software®, today announced they will be leasing the historic 1510 Water Avenue building, expanding their headquarters along the Eastside Esplanade in Portland’s...

2013-09-10 23:04:17

Premier family athletic club to be located across from Nike World Headquarters. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa is pleased to announce plans for a new club that will be located across from the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. VillaSport Beaverton, which will open Summer 2014, will be the first premier athletic club and spa of its size in the Portland metro area that is focused on the entire family. VillaSport is dedicated to providing...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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