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2012-10-26 03:20:05

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, a leading international provider of traffic information and driver services, announced its free INRIX Traffic app is available on Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system for tablets, PCs and Windows Phone. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121026/SF00843) Uniquely tuned to drivers' routes, INRIX Traffic delivers up-to-the-minute insight into the latest traffic conditions and traffic forecasts for over a million miles of...

2012-10-21 23:20:33

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As gas prices soar to record levels nationwide, INRIX, a leading international provider of traffic information and driver services, introduced a new INRIX Traffic app for Android that helps drivers locate the closest cheapest gas from more than 100,000 gas station locations nationwide. With Americans paying up to $10 more for a full tank of gas(1), INRIX Traffic for Android helps drivers not only save time and money avoiding traffic but spend...

2012-10-16 04:03:57

John Demas, Sacramento injury attorney at Demas Law Group, P.C. in Sacramento, comments on the implications of the dangerous intersection in Yolo County. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 At the regular board meeting in Yolo County on Tuesday, September 25, Supervisor Duane Chamberlain stated that drivers should avoid the intersection of County Road 98 and County Road 27 until more safety measures are installed. The county has tried to improve the intersection since 2008, but...

Illegal Hunting And Bushmeat Trading Driving Down Animal Populations In Africa
2012-10-13 09:06:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Illegal hunting and bushmeat trade are having a greater impact on wildlife populations in the Southern and Eastern savannas of Africa than was previously thought. TRAFFIC's new report entitled "Illegal Hunting and the Bush-Meat Trade in Savanna Africa: Drivers, Impacts and Solutions to Address the Problem" provides the first comprehensive overview of the threat posed by illegal hunting and the bushmeat trade in African savannas...

2012-10-11 11:20:17

COLLEGE PARK, Md. and KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one year after the I-95 Corridor Coalition, the University of Maryland (UMD) and INRIX announced a 3-year expansion of the landmark Vehicle Probe Project (VPP), the Coalition and its partners are expanding their collaboration once again. Through a Federal Highway Administration Awards Grant, the Coalition will use INRIX traffic information to expand coverage to over 40,000 miles of roads across 14 states - the...

2012-10-09 20:26:51

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid (UC3M) have designed a system that automates the administrative sanctioning process (traffic fines) by applying Communication and Information Technologies (CITs) to traffic flow and using sensors built into vehicles. The goal of the scientists in the Information and Communications Technology Security Group (Seguridad de las Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones - SeTI) at UC3M who are working on the...

2012-10-01 10:20:15

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're taking an important cross town trip, going out of town or using a van rental from LAX, ordinary traffic congestion can be difficult enough. It's no wonder that the very major road closure that was scheduled for last weekend had many drivers concerned. State Van Rental is nevertheless happy to report that Los Angeles survived "Carmageddon 2" very nicely. As for individual drivers, we're sure most people didn't suffer a major crisis in...

2012-09-28 10:20:28

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Traffic crashes are the leading cause of work-related death and a national campaign involves employers in the effort to prevent them. The Minnesota Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) encourages all employers to participate in Drive Safely Work Week, October 1 - 5, an annual observance that provides resources for the workplace. "Employers can make a difference," said Lisa Kons, coordinator of Minnesota NETS. "Whether...

Don’t Walk The Street In New York
2012-09-26 19:19:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New York City: It´s a big place with plenty of people where anything can happen, and not all of it good. According to this year´s copy of the Mayor´s Management Report (compiled twice per year), one area where NYC prides itself is showing some signs of slipping, slowly making life more dangerous for the many pedestrians who walk the city streets and sidewalks. While New York City once claimed that their bike...

2012-09-10 14:25:51

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ShowStoppers for the Digital Holidays 2012 -- As consumers go shopping for this year's must-have gadgets featured at the ShowStoppers for the Digital Holidays event, INRIX offers them a free, easy to use smartphone app that gets them to the mall with the fastest routes alerting them to traffic hotspots to avoid along the way. "Of all the stresses we face during the holidays, traffic can be the worst. But if you're using INRIX Traffic, the problem...