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2014-07-16 16:20:49

Assoc. offers alternatives and resources in the case of shutdown NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long Island is home to the largest concentration of AARP members in the nation, with many still in the workforce (85% of AARP members 50-64 on Long Island), joining the ranks of hundreds of thousands of other 50+ workers on Long Island who make the daily trek into NYC, they face a commuting nightmare if the looming July 20th LIRR shutdown becomes a reality. AARP New York says...

2014-07-16 12:22:51

NORFOLK, Va., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) details the railroad's ongoing efforts to contribute to a cleaner environment, a healthier economy, and stronger communities in its latest "Connections" sustainability report. The company released the report today at www.nscorp.com and www.nssustainability.com. "From our earliest beginnings, our commitment always has been to deliver customers' freight safely, efficiently, and economically, and in doing so to...

2014-07-16 12:21:25

YAPHANK, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Long Island Rail Road strike will put 20,000 tons of goods and products and 800 long haul trucks back on Long Island roadways over the course of a month according to executives at the Brookhaven Rail Terminal (BRT). Jim Newell, President of Brookhaven Rail, stated, "Based on the strategic role the rail terminal has played over the last 12 months to reduce regional truck traffic, air emissions and roadway wear and tear, our calculations...

2014-07-15 16:21:49

Leveraged strong growth environment to produce all-time quarterly records for revenue, operating income, and earnings per share JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) today announced second-quarter net earnings of $529 million, or $0.53 per share, up from $521 million, or $0.51 per share in the same quarter of 2013. For the quarter, revenue increased 7 percent to an all-time record $3.2 billion on volume growth of 8 percent, with strength...

2014-07-15 12:27:01

- Express, city-to-city bus services like megabus.com experiencing fastest increase in technology use during past year, according to study by DePaul University NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by DePaul University's Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development reveals the use of personal electronic devices on city-to-city trips continues to rise sharply, particularly on low-cost express bus services like megabus.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127217...

2014-07-15 12:21:16

America's Railroad® brings affordable travel ideas and engaging activities for the entire family to the annual conference WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh straight year, Amtrak is supporting the National Council of La Raza Annual Conference, taking place July 19-22 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. As a co-sponsor, Amtrak will participate in the National Latino Family Expo and Gala Awards Dinner. The Amtrak booth will feature engaging and fun family...

2014-07-15 12:20:44

QUEBEC CITY, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Optosecurity, a world leader in Checkpoint Security productivity solutions, announced today that Brussels Airport, a pioneer in remote screening, has chosen to deploy eVelocity for their new Connector central screening facility. The 25 lane facility will be the first in the world to provide central screening of cabin baggage for the entire airport. Brussels Airport services more than 21 million passengers per year and this deployment...

2014-07-14 16:20:29

Preservation-minded Individuals, Groups Sought to Maintain Bridge in New Location HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Departments of General Services and Transportation are seeking buyers interested in purchasing and preserving the historic Pond Eddy Bridge in Pike County. According to DGS Secretary Sheri Phillips, her department is currently accepting letters of interest until Aug. 29, 2014 and bids until Sept. 5, 2014 from potential buyers...

2014-07-14 12:21:37

VANCOUVER, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Imperial Parking Corporation ("Impark"), one of North America's leading parking operators, today announced it has completed the acquisition of assets of Pacific Parking Management, a parking management company based in San Francisco, California. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition encompasses parking operations at 49 facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area, and includes two prominent garages owned by the San...

2014-07-11 23:09:12

In cases brought by the law firm of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP of St. Louis on behalf of injured railroad workers, two courts have ruled favorably to workers that FELA judgments are not subject to tax withholding under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA). Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 In cases brought by the law firm of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP of St. Louis on behalf of injured railroad workers, two courts have ruled favorably to workers that FELA...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.