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2013-11-16 04:20:05

LONDON, November 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International research from Airbus reveals that a new generation of discerning passengers are increasingly researching in-flight seat comfort prior to booking long haul full service flights. They are also prepared to dig deeper into their pocket to pay for more comfort in economy. Some 54 per cent believe an increase of seat comfort is critical, leading to 41 per cent prepared to pay more within economy and five per cent considering...

2013-08-27 23:00:47

Specifically designed for getting both manual and power wheelchairs in and out of pickup trucks, PVI’s TrekAway Hitch Mounted Carrier with Ramp offers superior strength and durability with its welded construction and steel underframe. Highlighting a powder-coated finish over corrosion-resistant aluminum, this hitch-mounted carrier and ramp offers easy maintenance along with exceptional reliability and performance. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce...

2013-08-27 12:20:34

MONTREAL, August 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NEW! Low Season Discount Also Offered on BritRail South West Passes Travelers heading to Great Britain this autumn and winter are in luck as, thanks to BritRail's Low Season Discount, they benefit from even greater value when traveling with a BritRail Pass! With savings up to 20% off, this is the perfect opportunity to explore England, Scotland and Wales, all while enjoying the freedom to take unlimited train trips on...

2013-06-18 23:26:22

100% maintenance-free, National Ramp´s aluminum ramp systems feature an 800 pound weight capacity and are easily installed within just a few hours. Available as permanent or temporary ramp systems, the vast assortment of lengths allow users to choose exactly the right configuration for their own unique requirements. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies has joined into a distribution agreement with...

2013-06-12 04:20:54

DUBLIN, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/srnfl2/research_report) has announced the addition of the "Research Report on China's Urban Rail Transit Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/srnfl2/research_report ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The development of urban rail transit solves the contradiction between distance...

2012-04-26 02:24:19

SEATTLE, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk Score®, the only site that makes it easy for apartment renters and home buyers to find neighborhoods where they can drive less and live more, announced today a new ranking of U.S. city transit systems based on residents' access to public transportation. New York, San Francisco, Boston, and Washington D.C. top the list, while cities such as Houston, San Diego, Las Vegas, and Columbus, Ohio are among the cities in the bottom half of the...

2010-11-30 07:00:00

WESTWOOD, Mass., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- KINKISHARYO International, L.L.C. announced today that the prototype of its LFX-300, a 100 percent low-floor, dual-powered 'hybrid' streetcar specifically designed for North America, will arrive in the U.S. in mid-December. Following a series of tests, the LFX-300 will be unveiled to the public and industry in Charlotte, North Carolina in January, 2011. "We are thrilled to be on schedule with the introduction of our LFX-300 to the U.S....

2010-03-19 16:47:00

DALLAS, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past four years 1,000 Texans with limited mobility have received safe, independent exit and entry to their homes with wheelchair ramps provided free of charge by The Texas Ramp Project. "The Texas Ramp Project built a beautiful, wonderful ramp for me, which gives me the freedom to come and go," said one ramp recipient. "And I do go! The organization has kept me from going insane inside my house." The caseworker of a 12-year-old foster child...

2008-12-19 10:49:00

New Trenitalia Line Connects Major European Cities with Italy's Financial and Political Capitals WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Europe, the largest distributor of European rail products in North America announces the launch of Trenitalia's new Milan to Rome hi-speed rail link. The new line shaves an hour off this popular route, connecting Italy's political and financial capitals in just 3 hours and 30 minutes. The new route establishes Milan as Italy's main point of...

2008-02-16 03:00:26

By Briginshaw, David THE normally select world of high-speed rail, where construction of new lines has been limited to a small, but slowly-growing, club of generally rich or powerful countries, has been turned upside down this month with major developments on three continents and more to come. Argentina has shocked the world by deciding to build the first high-speed railway in the Americas. Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) in Italy looks set to be the world's first open-access high- speed...