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2014-04-29 16:20:57

Mineta Transportation Institute's free white paper addresses challenges, solutions SAN JOSE, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How will MAP-21 Section 5310 program requirements and their potential implications affect California? This is a question many other states also may be asking about themselves. To address the specifics in California, the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) has just released a white paper, Building Consensus and Partnerships for Implementing the MAP-21...

2014-04-16 12:22:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to share their feedback on transportation priorities and investments through a survey at www.PAOnTrack.com as part of PennDOT's efforts to update the state's Long Range Transportation Plan and develop the state's first-ever Comprehensive Freight Movement plan. The plans will provide a strategic vision for investing in transportation assets to meet current and future demands. The plan's goals, objectives...

2014-04-15 12:21:17

Mineta Transportation Institute's free research report predicts specific positive outcomes. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could land use plans and transportation policies help to improve people's health? Recent studies are predicting that they can, especially if those plans and policies promote walking, biking, and reduced vehicle use. In its newest peer-reviewed study, Active Travel Co-Benefits of Travel Demand Management Policies that Reduce...

2014-04-07 12:22:29

Statewide transit agencies urge Congress to pass legislation curbing practices of abusive patent trolls CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA), along with its members, including the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD), and partners, urged Congress to pass meaningful patent reform legislation. Transit agencies across the state have been targeted multiple times by patent trolls - shell companies...

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,...


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