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2014-01-23 23:02:16

Gabe Klein, the former transportation chief for the cities of Chicago and Washington, D.C. who is known for making cities less car-centric and more people-friendly, has been named a senior visiting fellow for the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Gabe Klein, the former transportation chief for the cities of Chicago and Washington, D.C. who is known for making cities less car-centric and more people-friendly, has been named a senior visiting fellow for...

2014-01-22 12:20:47

Mineta Transportation Institute's free publication provides insight for planners SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How can transit planners accurately address the needs of those who combine bicycling with transit riding? Given that many bicyclists place a high value on the ability to blend these two modes, the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) has published a peer-reviewed report that provides policy recommendations to best address that need. Perceptions of...

2013-12-31 23:02:16

Today’s technology allows you to schedule crew and manage your workforce from anywhere you need to be. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Gone are the days when you had no choice but to use paper and pencil, spreadsheets, calendars or a whiteboard to display your organization’s work schedule. And, gone are the many challenges involved in keeping it up-to-date and error free. As George Bernard Shaw said, “Progress is impossible without change.” One change which has allowed...

2013-12-30 12:20:25

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium report offers performance criteria for Washington and other cities SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could transit reliability help to reduce congestion and pollution in urban districts by stimulating more ridership? A new peer-reviewed research report, Reliability of Bus Transit Schedules in Washington DC, proposes that greater reliability of transit schedules could motivate more people to leave their vehicles at...

2013-12-18 12:20:55

Mineta National Transit Research Consortium publishes free peer-reviewed report with findings, policy recommendations SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Changes wrought by mass transit service planning can heavily influence regional economic growth, even in tough economic times. But how can cities assess transit performance, determine the efficiencies, and develop policies to boost that efficiency? The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) publication,...

2013-12-06 12:20:27

DUBLIN, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j836cj/bus_rapid_transit) has announced the addition of the "Bus Rapid Transit Systems - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j836cj/bus_rapid_transit ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Global Bus Rapid Transit System Takes-Off on Large Scale This report...

2013-12-05 23:26:52

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: 2020 Foresight Report: Mobile Point of Sale Technology. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Synopsis -The report provides market analysis, information and insights into mobile point of sale technology (MPOS) -The report provides a global snapshot of MPOS technology and its adoption in various regions across the world -Comprehensive analysis of the technology’s market size and future growth prospects -Analysis of various market...

2013-11-20 08:20:31

Hotels average nearly a 50 percent higher daily room rate when located within 1/4 mile of a rail station WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several American cities have a secret weapon to attract business travelers and lucrative meetings and conventions - a rail line to the airport terminal. According to a study released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and the U.S. Travel Association, hotels in cities with direct rail access from downtown...

2013-11-15 12:28:03

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jff59x/data_centre) has announced the addition of the "Data Centre Pricing Netherlands - 2012" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jff59x/data_centre ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Dutch Data Centre market is to consolidate its position as one of the leading country markets in...

2013-11-06 20:20:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx visited CSX's state of the art Northwest Ohio Intermodal Terminal in Wood County on Wednesday. The event was the Vice President's most recent stop on a tour focused on the importance of infrastructure investment following visits to the Ports of Baltimore, Savannah, and Charleston. CSX's $175 million intermodal rail facility opened in 2011, providing...