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2014-03-26 23:30:13

The Town of Oakville and Vubiz launch an online training course for employees. Los Angeles,CA Toronto,ON (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Town of Oakville and Vubiz jointly announce a customized IASR (Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation) online training course for the town’s employees. With this convenient delivery of the online training, Oakville was able to meet the Ontario Government’s mandatory accessibility training requirements.     “The mandatory...

2014-03-19 23:24:33

HiSoftware to Support New Accessibility Organization Launched at This Week's CSUN 29th Annual International Technology and Persons With Disabilities Conference Nashua, NH (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 HiSoftware, a leading provider of compliance and security solutions, today announced it is a Founding Member and supporter of the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP), which officially launched at the CSUN 29th Annual International Technology and Persons with...

2014-03-11 08:21:34

APTA Launches New Nationwide Outreach Campaign Focused on Public Transit's Impact in Helping Communities Grow WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at its Legislative Conference, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) released its recommendations for authorization of the transportation bill that is set to expire at the end of September. The APTA plan calls on Congress to authorize a $100.4 billion federal transit program over six years, which would grow...

2014-03-10 20:20:13

The world is today endowed with spectacular and sophisticated transport options. OSLO, Norway, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The world is today endowed with spectacular and sophisticated transport options. In big cities where there are massive populations, getting around and about can be tough yet even in the midst of modern transport systems, keen observers have revealed a number of weird transport alternatives that not many people knew existed. According to urban planners...

2014-03-05 23:30:39

Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) is pleased to announce the full expansion of its Accessibility Compliance and Consulting Group to the firm’s Washington, DC location. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) is pleased to announce the full expansion of its Accessibility Compliance and Consulting Group to the firm’s Washington, DC location. With a strong presence in New York and Connecticut, the SWA Accessibility Group provides practical, solutions-driven...

2014-02-12 08:20:29

Perkins+Will is appointed to design eight new stations for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global architecture and design firm, Perkins+Will was recently selected by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) to design eight stations for the fourth and final phase of the Honolulu Rail Transit project. The elevated rail will span 20 miles and is expected to carry more than 115,000 passengers per weekday,...

2014-02-11 23:04:28

New Shift Bidding functionality helps fill open shifts faster, gives employees more control over work schedules, and provides employers with insight into employee preferences. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 EmLogis, a leading provider of automated employee scheduling software, today announced the addition of a new online Employee Shift Bidding Module. The EmLogis Shift Bidding Module enables employees to bid on available shifts, providing them more control over their work...

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...


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.