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2014-04-15 12:22:08

With ParkChicago, drivers receive alerts before meter expires, can extend time remotely CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ParkChicago, a new app that gives drivers in Chicago the option to pay for metered street parking with a mobile phone, has launched a pilot program beginning today in a limited area in the West Loop. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73257 Drivers in the pilot area will have the option of paying to park without having to visit a meter box,...

2014-04-07 12:22:22

LANHAM, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has announced the winners of its 2013 Perpetual Pavement Awards. The award is given to state transportation departments and local agency owners of asphalt pavements that are at least 35 years old and have never had a structural failure. The average interval between resurfacing of each winning pavement must be no less than 12 years. The road must demonstrate the characteristics expected from long-life...

2014-03-28 08:20:19

LEYLAND, England, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Street Repairs has today has teamed up with Halfords Autocentres to offer a FREE steering, tyre, and suspension check. After analysing data http://www.StreetRepairs.co.uk realised that 86% of reported problems that originated from their online fault reporting system related to potholes and pothole damage to vehicles. This new initiative is yet another way of assisting UK road users when their vehicles are damaged...

2014-03-18 12:21:36

Streetline installs patented smart parking technology in Montreal to use data and analytics to improve parking MONTREAL, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Stationnement de Montreal, which manages parking for the City of Montreal, announced a project with Streetline, Inc., the leading global provider of smart parking solutions, with the goal of improving the parking experience for motorists by decreasing congestion and increasing parking availability. This announcement marks the...

2014-03-18 12:21:11

LEYLAND, England, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Street Repairs campaign to protect and maintain the nation's highways is rapidly gathering momentum, aided by an endorsement from Sun Motors Who's parent is The Sun newspaper. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/675073-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/675073-b ) Street Repairs (http://www.streetrepairs.co.uk [http://streetrepairs.co.uk ]) is an online...

2014-02-28 23:03:35

This winter has posed many challenges for home and business owners as well as drivers and pedestrians. With more wintry weather in the forecast, Attorney Jason Waechter reminds home and business owners to clear their sidewalks so pedestrians aren't forced to walk in the road, and asks drivers to watch carefully for people forced to walk in the street by poorly maintained sidewalks. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 By now, it’s safe to assume that most Michiganders are sick of...

2014-01-16 23:02:16

A man died after being hit by a car. Tampa injury lawyer KC Williams says pedestrian deaths are terrifyingly common in Florida. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A pedestrian died after being hit by a car January 4. Attorney KC Williams, the founder of Williams Law Association, P.A., says that the accident highlights how unsafe Florida streets really are. The fatal accident happened in the evening when 24-year-old Matthew Woods was walking along East Palm Avenue, according to the Tampa Bay Times...

2013-10-04 23:18:41

Parking Management Market report provides detail on expected market revenue for the various software and hardware components, business potential of parking management systems in different types of parking sites such as on-street parking and off-street parking facilities, analysis of various types of parking management solutions. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/parking-management-market-1249.html (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 The report "Parking Management Market Access...

2013-08-21 23:21:54

With the PayByPhone service, drivers are now able to use their cellphones to pay for on-street parking in Seattle without needing to visit a pay station or display a printed sticker. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 It’s not just another large city launching PayByPhone. It’s Seattle, a major technology hub, and recently ranked America's No. 1 "smarter city" based on its government policies and green economy. Beginning with Seattle’s downtown commercial core,...

2013-08-20 23:17:44

Recent government research indicates there has been a significant increase in the number of deaths of pedestrians walking while under the influence of alcohol. “Distracted walking” accounted for over 4,400 deaths in 2011, and the numbers continue to increase and raise concern in the legal community over safe pedestrian practices. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Transportation (NHTSA), there were a total of 4,432 deaths and...