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2014-06-10 12:21:00

New "BRT for NYC" coalition focused on solving transportation inequality for New Yorkers, particularly in the outer boroughs NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City transit advocates, community groups, labor unions, and business organizations are coming together to advocate for bringing full-featured BRT to the city. Called "BRT for NYC," the coalition's mission will be to make Mayor de Blasio's vision of "20 world-class BRT corridors" a reality. With support from The...

2014-03-31 12:21:37

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Place-based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced today that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has joined the association. New York City Transit, the division of the MTA that operates the subways and buses, is in the process of rolling out more than 140 ad-supported, On the Go interactive digital travel information screens in subway stations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. Paul Fleuranges,...

2014-03-25 23:28:15

Technology allows for real-time bus service updates through an Internet browser-based map, a mobile phone-based application and a text message-based service San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of transportation technology and services provider for intelligent travel solutions, has expanded its Bus Hardware Subsystem (BHS) for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Bus TimeTM customer information system to Brooklyn and...

2014-03-18 23:34:04

Comark and Control Group Collaboration Honored with a Prestigious Industry Award for “Best Travel/Hospitality Self-Service Interactive Kiosk” Medfield, MA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Comark is pleased to announce their collaboration with Control Group on the MTA On the Go project has been honored with the prestigious Digital Screenmedia Association 2014 Award of Excellence for “Best Travel/Hospitality Self-Service Interactive Kiosk.” Comark, in partnership with Control Group and MTA...

2014-03-07 16:20:37

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two nationally recognized city managers and the CEO of the corporation responsible for public transportation in New York State are this year's recipients of the National Public Service Awards (NPSA). The awardees will be honored March 17 at the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) National Conference in Washington, DC. ASPA and the National Academy of Public Administration established the NPSA in 1983 to honor leaders...

2014-01-29 08:21:33

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Authority/NYC Transit and Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State have selected marketing and communications agency Brandemix to produce a video that promotes CP of NYS's Travel Training program and the MTA's new Access-A-Ride MetroCard, a Zero-Fare Initiative for Access-A-Ride customers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/MN54404) The initiative, which is available to the MTA's...

2013-05-02 23:20:10

On April 30, 2013, the Appellate Division for New York's First Judicial Department published its decision in the case of Burnett Williams v. City of New York, New York City Transit Authority and Metropolitan Transportation Authority. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The construction accident lawyers at Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP (http://www.blockotoole.com/) are pleased to announce that on April 30, 2013, the Appellate Division for New York's First Judicial Department published its...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'