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2014-09-09 23:12:34

Short-term bicycle rentals increase transportation options for students, faculty, staff and the nearby Washington DC metropolitan area community. Takoma Park, Md. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 A new Capital Bikeshare station opened September 5 on the Washington Adventist University campus in suburban Takoma Park. The new station is located across from Wilkinson Hall, next to Flower Avenue and close to a bus stop. Capital Bikeshare’s short-term bicycle rentals will provide convenient and...

2014-09-05 12:20:27

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridj, the world's first smart mass transportation system, announced today that it has closed a $4 million dollar seed round from Atlas Ventures, NextView Ventures, and others. Additionally, Gabe Klein will be joining the founding team in the role of Chief Operating Officer. Most recently Gabe was Commissioner of the DOT in Chicago under Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and prior to that was Director of the Washington D.C. DOT under Mayor Adrian...

2014-08-27 12:22:35

DALLAS, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Carsharing Market 2014-2018" research report to its store. A car sharing service is a membership-based, self-service system with a network of stations and vehicles; it provides an alternative to traditional car ownership. It is a mode of transport where vehicles are owned by a separate firm or organization or individuals who share these vehicles for a short period of time. Over the past three decades, car...

2014-08-05 08:20:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP's 38 million members now have access to cost-effective and convenient 'wheels when you want them' at an exclusively discounted annual rate, thanks to a new agreement with Zipcar, the world's leading membership-based car sharing network. AARP members new to Zipcar save $20 off the regular $60 annual membership fee, a 33 percent savings, and in addition receive $40 towards free driving when reserving cars. Zipcars are available 24/7 and...

2014-04-09 23:24:42

Project will expand carsharing across San Francisco, promises to reduce parking congestion, improve environment & boost local economy. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 It is official, Getaround is one of three carsharing services selected by the SFMTA as a partner in the new Carsharing Policy and Pilot Project in San Francisco. In addition, the SFMTA is releasing the on and off-street parking spot selections and the project launch timeline. Getaround is the leading...

2014-03-20 16:27:27

Firm honored with Best Office design and People's Choice awards for high performance workspace BOSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA), one of Boston's most innovative architectural and interior design firms, announced today that its design for the new global headquarters of Zipcar Inc. was honored by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) New England Chapter. The project received an Interior Design Award in the Best Office Category...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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