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2014-04-09 23:24:42

Project will expand carsharing across San Francisco, promises to reduce parking congestion, improve environment & boost local economy. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 It is official, Getaround is one of three carsharing services selected by the SFMTA as a partner in the new Carsharing Policy and Pilot Project in San Francisco. In addition, the SFMTA is releasing the on and off-street parking spot selections and the project launch timeline. Getaround is the leading...

2014-04-09 23:04:00

In the 12th annual IAC Awards, the design and development of TheFreshMarket.com earns Geary LSF recognition with an Outstanding Website win. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Produced by the Web Marketing Association, the Internet Advertising Competition has announced the 2014 competition winners. Among those being honored is international digital advertising agency, Geary LSF. Awarded Outstanding Website for the mobile-responsive design and development of TheFreshMarket.com, this...

2014-02-12 08:20:29

Perkins+Will is appointed to design eight new stations for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global architecture and design firm, Perkins+Will was recently selected by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) to design eight stations for the fourth and final phase of the Honolulu Rail Transit project. The elevated rail will span 20 miles and is expected to carry more than 115,000 passengers per weekday,...

2013-10-07 16:25:43

MIAMI, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN and LEN.B), one of the nation's largest homebuilders, announced today that the grand opening of the first of the Great Park Neighborhoods was a tremendous success. More than 28,000 people attended the September 28th and 29th grand opening weekend of Pavilion Park in Irvine, California, a meticulously planned community of 726 homes by eight builders. Pavilion Park is the first of the Great Park Neighborhoods, a...

2013-08-29 16:20:12

System goes live with 700 bikes at 70 stations in five cities SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Air Quality Management District, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and its project partners today announce the launch of the Bay Area Bike Share pilot program. Beginning today, the public will have access to shared bicycles 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at specific locations within the cities of San Francisco, Redwood City, Palo Alto, Mountain View and San...

2013-07-30 23:23:26

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced that its business unit, Cubic Transportation Systems and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SMFTA) launched a pilot that will make SFMTA customers the first in the Bay Area to be able to pay for parking at select SFMTA city garages with their Clipper® Card, the same card they use now to pay for bus and rail fares. Cubic Transportation Systems is the system integrator and services provider for the regional Clipper® smart...

2013-05-02 16:20:45

Transbay Transit Center Uses 36 Inch Diameter Pipe for Lateral Support in Deep Dig PITTSBURGH, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh, PA-based L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR) has completed delivery of approximately 2,600 tons of 36 inch diameter steel pipe to Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. for use as lateral shoring struts in the excavation of San Francisco's new Transbay Transit Center. The contractor required pipe in lengths from 40 feet to 70 feet with a unique wall...

2013-03-25 12:21:44

MADISON, Ind., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has awarded a contract to Peterson Hydraulics, Inc. for 21 Rotary Lift MOD30 environmentally friendly inground lifts and one Rotary Lift parallelogram lift to be used at its James M. Woods Motor Coach Facility. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130325/DE82677) Over the next 18 months, Peterson Hydraulics will install the MOD30 lifts in the maintenance garage and the...

2013-03-22 16:20:16

New system will gather and make data available to develop San Francisco taxi apps for all 1,700 San Francisco taxis SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which manages transportation in the city, including the regulation of taxis, this week approved legislation that will require all taxicabs in San Francisco to allow the installation of equipment that will collect and provide real-time...

2012-09-11 10:20:20

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and its 511 Traveler Information Service have released the 2012 edition of the Getting There on Transit guide. The free publication features detailed maps of three dozen transit systems throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and highlights more than 250 popular destinations with directions to reach them on public transit. "Bay Area residents and visitors can find everything they need to get...