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2010-06-14 09:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors today released a new report (www.usmayors.org/highspeedrail) positively assessing the economic impact of high-speed passenger rail along proposed HSR corridors in the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO ) The report examined job creation, the effects of improved market access, greater connectivity, travel time savings, as well as increased income and business sales....

2010-05-13 11:55:00

In the news release, US High Speed Rail Association Sets Conference in L.A. on June 17-18, issued 12-May-2010 by US High Speed Rail Association over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the "Why" section should have listed $43 billion as the estimated cost of the project rather than the cost of the first phase as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: US High Speed Rail Association Sets Conference in L.A. on June 17-18 National, California High...

2010-04-23 12:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Britain's Journal of Choice Modelling - a leading peer-reviewed publication in the field - has published a major paper regarding the statewide model for forecasting ridership developed by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the California High-Speed Rail Authority. "These integrated statewide models offer a comprehensive tool to forecast long and short distance travel in California," the Journal article noted. "The separation of...

2010-02-25 14:52:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, March 21, Portland Global Initiatives, the nonprofit arm of Portland Roasting Coffee Company, will host the second annual World Water Day PDX Walk for Water at the World Trade Center, located at SW First and Salmon Streets in downtown Portland. And on Monday, the same organization will bring the World Water Day PDX Concert Series to the Aladdin Theater, located at 3017 SE Milwaukie Avenue in Portland. Proceeds from both World Water Day...

2010-02-11 14:06:00

CHICAGO, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With federal stimulus funds for 13 high speed rail corridors only recently awarded, even more delegates and speakers are joining the incredibly timely 'Financing High Speed Rail USA' Summit, being held in Chicago this February 23-24. Tom Mulligan, Director Of Passenger Rail Operations, UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY will be joining the already extensive speaker panel to discuss how we can create a culture of passenger rail transportation in the US and...

2010-02-03 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planners in the Intermountain West must focus on the economic savings of mitigating and adapting to climate change as they tailor federal and state efforts to suit local and regional needs, according to a new report published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Planning for Climate Change in the West, by Rebecca Carter and Susan Culp, acknowledges the critical role of local planners in confronting challenges posed by climate change. It also...

2010-01-28 17:20:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- "Today America takes its first step toward transforming its transportation system," said HNTB Corporation's Peter Gertler in response to President Barack Obama's announcement allocating $8 billion to high-speed rail projects across the country. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/high-speed-rail-leaves-the-station-america-moves-from-anticipation-to-action-82974727.html...

2010-01-28 17:19:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Statement by Jacob Snow, Chairman of the Western High Speed Rail Alliance, in response to President Obama's awarding of $8 billion in funding for high-speed rail: "This is a significant start for the future of mobility in the United States. President Obama and his administration are to be commended for recognizing both the necessity and productivity of high-speed rail. "It is the hope of the Western High Speed Rail Alliance that this is the first of...

2010-01-22 16:33:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Oregon delegation that includes Portland Mayor Sam Adams, Portland State University president Wim Wiewel, Nancy Hamilton of Governor Ted Kulongoski's office, Janet Gagnon of Solar World and a group of civic entrepreneurs will travel to Washington D.C. next week to lobby for funding for the proposed $120 million Oregon Sustainability Center. The OSC is envisioned as a first-of-a-kind synthesis of world class environmental performance...

2009-11-19 09:00:00

ACWORTH, Ga., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A rare blend of events including an afternoon playing tennis paired with a refreshing wine tasting will set the stage for a most unique breast cancer fundraising taking place on Sunday, November 22nd from 1- 4PM in Acworth, Georgia. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091119/AQ14328LOGO) The Tennis Center at Governors Towne Club (GTC) will be the site of this remarkable combination of events to raise money to fight breast...


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