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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...

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...

2013-12-05 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...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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