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2014-03-04 08:21:47

- 61 U.S. metro areas saw increased traffic congestion in 2013, a big shift from 6 in 2012 KIRKLAND, Wash., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX, a leading international provider of traffic information and driver services, today released its seventh Annual Traffic Scorecard Report, which revealed that traffic congestion increased in 2013 in the U.S. after two consecutive years of declines. While U.S. GDP grew at a rate of 1.9 percent, traffic congestion increased approximately 6 percent...

2014-02-27 23:29:58

The patent describes automation technology enhancing designs of transportation systems which can scale from relatively simple conveyors all the way to far more complex systems responsible for traffic control and navigation of intelligent unmanned vehicles. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The patented technology (US No. 7,844,416) enhances the designs of a variety of transportation systems, from relatively simple conveyor systems moving discrete items along the conveyor tracks to...

2014-02-20 23:31:26

The investigative reporting website, 100Reporters, is expanding its outreach to anonymous tipsters willing to provide information about crimes against wildlife, thanks to a new partnership with WildLeaks. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The investigative reporting news organization, 100Reporters (http://www.100R.org), has just agreed to partner with WildLeaks (http://www.wildleaks.org), a secure, online portal much like its own Whistleblower Alley, which welcomes tips from...

2014-02-12 12:24:54

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Environmental Investigation Agency: Yesterday, the U.S. Administration announced its timely decision to enact a ban on the import and domestic commercial trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn as a major step to counter the mass slaughter of elephants across much of Africa. Up to 50,000 African elephants were killed in 2013 to feed demand for ivory in China and Japan, but also in the United...

2014-02-07 16:21:11

Protecting the safety of Canadians travelling by rail and road at federally regulated grade crossings OTTAWA, Feb. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced proposed Grade Crossings Regulations that would establish new safety standards for federally regulated grade crossings. A grade crossing, also known as a road or level crossing, is where a railway line crosses a road at the same level. Under the authority of the Railway Safety Act,...

2014-01-31 16:24:29

DUBLIN, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw4d7b/traffic) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Traffic Management Market - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw4d7b/traffic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Traffic management reduces congestion and promotes a regular flow of...

2014-01-20 12:20:12

FREMONT, Mich., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past several weeks, communities across Michigan have become increasingly familiar with the weather phenomenon known as a Polar Vortex. The resulting frigid temperatures and dangerous driving conditions have caught many people off guard causing numerous crashes. At least 21 deaths have been attributed to Polar Vortex conditions in 2014 and meteorologists are predicting another blast of arctic air in the coming days. "Winter...

2014-01-10 23:21:01

Company will educate people on common traffic ticket ripoff schemes. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 DMV.us.org is launching a plan to help make sure that fewer people get ripped off by common traffic ticket-related schemes, the company said yesterday. “Traffic ticket ripoff scams are one of the oldest cons in the book,” a DMV.us.org spokesman said. “It upsets us when anyone gets ripped off for any reason. But it particularly bothers us when it happens related to traffic...

2014-01-08 16:20:46

DUBLIN, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6qzzfx/intelligent) has announced the addition of the "Global Intelligent Transportation Systems Market Report 2013 - Trends, Adoption & Worldwide Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6qzzfx/intelligent ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Intelligent Transportation System...

2014-01-08 04:20:15

Honda, Dodge, Jeep, and Infiniti have launched HD Radio Technology since last year's CES, 33 auto brands now offer the technology LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer Electronics Show - iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer of digital HD Radio Technology for AM and FM audio and data broadcasting, today announced that all major automakers offer the technology. There are 33 automotive brands that currently offer HD Radio audio, traffic or data features. Now that all major...


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