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2014-09-11 08:21:06

INRIX Continues to be a Preferred Provider to Member States DETROIT, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITS World Congress -- INRIX, Inc. announced it has been selected by the I-95 Corridor Coalition as one of their preferred providers of real-time traffic information. The majority of member states in the I-95 Corridor Coalition are continuing to use INRIX XD® Traffic information to help them streamline daily operations, pinpoint investments and deliver better traveler services. INRIX will...

2014-09-08 08:22:16

- INRIX XDTM Monitoring Upgrade to INRIXTraffic.US and INRIX Traffic.EU Can Provide Coverage for Every Major Road, Ramp & Interchange DETROIT, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITS World Congress - INRIX, Inc., a leading international provider of real-time traffic information, transportation analytics and connected driver services, introduced several new tools that helps transportation agencies monitor traffic conditions for six times more roads in real-time and to receive earlier notification...

2014-09-03 16:21:03

Transportation Research Board Publishes MRIGlobal Research Based on Driving Behavior of More Than 3,100 Drivers. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal today announced that results of its offset left-turn lane study using data from the Strategic Highway Research Program 2's (SHRP 2) Naturalistic Driving Study are now available. The research shows that positive offset left-turn lanes can make left turns safer by reducing the chance that an opposing...

2014-08-29 23:03:24

Traffic congestion is relative. What constitutes “bad” depends on where you live. College Station, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For the first time, the state’s annual ranking of its most gridlocked roadways will give Texans in smaller cities a look at problem roadways in their own areas, regardless of how they compare to big-city bottlenecks. What originally began as the list of Texas’ 100 Most Congested Roadways now provides a variety of congestion measures on 1,783 roadway...

2014-08-27 00:20:22

"Chinese traffickers are present in virtually every African range state, and operate at nearly every point along the ivory supply chain," according to new report WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Born Free USA and C4ADS released a groundbreaking report, Out of Africa: Mapping the Global Trade in Illicit Elephant Ivory, which focuses on the ivory supply chain and the trafficking of ivory from the bush in Africa to retail markets tens of thousands of miles away in...

2014-08-26 12:20:38

New Location Factors and Interactive Maps Show Where Your City Ranks When Population, Density and Precipitation are Considered for City Drivers IRVING, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company today released its tenth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report®" and Brownsville ranked second safest among America's 200 largest cities(i) in terms of car collision frequency. The report underscores Allstate's commitment to keeping roadways safer for customers and...

ivory stockpile
2014-08-11 03:45:33

Wildlife Conservation Society The message is simple: to save elephants, all ivory markets must close and all ivory stockpiles must be destroyed, according to a new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The paper says that corruption, organized crime, and a lack of enforcement make any legal trade of ivory a major factor contributing to the demise of Africa's elephants. Appearing in the August 7th online edition of the journal Conservation Biology, the paper says that...

2014-07-22 08:22:41

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traffic ticket information dot com provides easy-to-access online information about the most common types of traffic tickets, including speeding tickets, radar tickets and cell phone tickets, as well as information on California Vehicle Codes. Traffic rules and laws exist for safety and proper control of traffic. Drivers who spend any amount of time on the busy roads of California will most likely see infractions of traffic laws on a regular basis,...

2014-07-15 12:34:59

INRIX Drive Time Service Now Live on Over 50,000 MLS and Realtor Sites across All 50 States SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ INMAN Conference / -- Just in time for the peak of the summer home buying season, leading traffic information and driver services provider INRIX and global real estate franchisor RE/MAX launched INRIX Drive Time on more than 50,000 agent and realtor websites nationwide. Also available to homebuyers on Remax.com, INRIX Drive Time(TM) provides...

2014-07-14 16:20:37

New Pedestrian Signal, Median Fence, Lower Speed Limit, and Expanded Speed Camera Enforcement Part of Engineering, Education and Enforcement Safety Initiatives COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emphasizing partnership and commitment to combat a recent increase in pedestrians fatalities, Maryland State Highway Administrator Melinda B. Peters and University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, County Councilman Eric Olson, College Park Mayor Andrew M. Fellows, joined by...


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