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2014-09-18 23:07:19

Non-profit Northwest Valley Connect formed to address transportation challenges facing residents, mostly seniors, in the Northwest Valley of metro Phoenix. SURPRISE, ARIZ. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Northwest Valley Connect (NVC) launched a "One Call, One Click" transportation coordination resource today to help residents identify and choose transportation options. NVC’s call center (623-282-9300) and website (NorthwestValleyConnect.org) will provide residents with information...

2014-09-16 20:20:20

Mineta Transportation Institute research has relevance for US planners. SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What are automated transit networks (ATN), and can they ever become a realistic addition to public transportation nationwide? These are just two of the questions addressed in the Mineta Transportation Institute's latest peer-reviewed study, Automated Transit Networks: State of the Industry in 2013. The report provides an informative tool for planners,...

2014-07-29 12:21:18

Free report, recommendations from Mineta National Transit Research Consortium SAN JOSE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's latest peer-reviewed study, Understanding and Modeling Bus Transit Driver Availability, has tested three models and provided a series of recommendations to help transit agencies plan for a sufficient number of drivers without over-scheduling. Principal investigator was Kaan Ozbay, PhD, working with...

2014-07-21 23:04:24

The Europe Aviation crew management market report defines and segments the aviation crew management market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-crew-management-1891216017.html (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The Europe Aviation crew management market report defines and segments the aviation crew management market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The aviation crew management market in Europe is estimated to grow from $360...

2014-07-21 12:21:36

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium study is applicable to most cities. SAN JOSE, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation planners have received a substantial boost with the release of the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium's latest peer-reviewed study, Modeling Taxi Demand with GPS Data from Taxis and Transit. These planners are challenged to make regulatory, planning, and engineering decisions about how to manage taxi markets, accounting for...

2014-07-21 09:45:12

RAND Corporation Although countries with high levels of economic development generally have more personal automobile travel than less-affluent nations, income is not the only factor that determines a nation's demand for cars, according to a new study. Examining factors that may influence personal automobile use in developing nations, researchers found that government policies such as taxes that keep fuel costs high and the development of road systems can have important influence on...

2014-06-25 23:04:41

European Commercial Aviation Crew Management System Market discusses the key industry trends, market trends, and technology trends that are about to influence the same market in European region. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-crew-management-1891216017.html (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Software plays a crucial role in managing airline crews. The existence of an airline in the current fluctuating market scenario depends on the efficient management of fuel costs, flight timings,...

2014-06-25 16:20:51

Mineta Transportation Institute's fifth annual transportation tax survey could guide legislation. SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do Americans dislike gas tax increases as much as conventional wisdom implies? Not necessarily, according to a new Mineta Transportation Institute research report, What Do Americans Think about Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year Five of a National Survey. The study finds...

2014-06-16 12:20:35

MONTREAL, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded Société de transport de Montréal (STM) with an official certificate for earning Gold-level recognition in the APTA Sustainability Commitment program. Chair Phillipe Schnobb and CEO Carl Desrosiers received the award for STM's sustainability commitment which resulted in decreasing air pollutant emissions per produced seat mile (PSM) by 43 percent from 2006-2012....

2014-06-10 12:21:00

New "BRT for NYC" coalition focused on solving transportation inequality for New Yorkers, particularly in the outer boroughs NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City transit advocates, community groups, labor unions, and business organizations are coming together to advocate for bringing full-featured BRT to the city. Called "BRT for NYC," the coalition's mission will be to make Mayor de Blasio's vision of "20 world-class BRT corridors" a reality. With support from The...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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