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2013-09-04 23:04:56

2020 Foresight Report: Mobile Point of Sale Technology (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/237210-2020-foresight-report-mobile-point-of-sale-technology-.html ) report provides market analysis, information and insights into mobile point of sale technology (MPOS). Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 MPOS technology is spreading at a very fast pace across the key economic regions of the globe, including developed and emerging markets with a number of startup organizations as well as...

2013-08-19 08:21:15

BOSTON, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston-based TREDIS® Software Group, creator of transportation decision support software, is pleased to announce the offering of a free, multimodal benefit-cost analysis tool for transportation planning. This web tool will be provided as a public service to fill a gap as there currently is no benefit-cost analysis tool that can work across all modes of transportation. The idea of the Multimodal Benefit-Cost Analysis (MBCA) tool came from a...

2013-08-09 23:17:16

According to the Boston Globe, forty eight communities throughout Massachusetts will be receiving thousands of dollars in grant money to increase pedestrian and cyclist safety. Kiley Law Group’s bicycle accident attorneys praise the state’s increased commitment to protecting cyclists and comments on the current state of bicycle transportation throughout Massachusetts. Andover, MA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 According to the Boston Globe, forty eight communities throughout Massachusetts...

2013-08-08 23:24:09

An innovative synergy of the best of the SafePace speed signs, the new SafePace 450 is a lightweight speed display sign solution with full 15-inch digits. Spring Valley, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 The groundbreaking SafePace 450 speed indicator sign creates a new niche in the speed display market with its compact, portable design featuring full-size 15” LED digits. Combining the portability and autonomy of the best-selling SafePace 100 sign with the full size digits of the popular...

2013-07-02 16:20:24

Mineta Transportation Institute's free research report could help policy makers predict trends. SAN JOSE, Calif., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the last fifty years, as more voters have moved to the suburbs, they enjoy fewer benefits from public transit access. Given that fact, would they still support public investment in transit improvements? Researchers analyzed voting patterns on 20 transit-related ballot propositions in California-wide elections from 1990-2010....

2013-06-27 23:34:28

Two divisions of Homestead Independence, Inc., All About Access and AccessAbility Home Medical & Rehab Products announce the launch of their new websites http://www.accesselevator.net and http://www.hmestore.net. The new websites offer buyers extensive information on products available to the physically disabled and their caregivers that aide in more independent living. Cudahy, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 “It is our hope that people with disabilities and their caregivers will...

2013-06-26 20:43:32

The citizens of Gothenburg, Sweden will vote soon on whether to continue the already up-and-running congestion charge. New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that congestion charges are indeed a better way to reduce traffic and improve air quality. The doctoral thesis from the School of Business, Economics and Law shows that in Bogota, Colombia drastic driving restrictions have not been effective, while congestion charges besides cutting traffic, as it has happened...

2013-06-24 12:21:14

Mineta Transportation Institute's fourth annual tax survey could guide legislation. SAN JOSE, Calif., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Would Americans favor additional taxes and fees to support the nation's transportation infrastructure? A variety of questions on that topic were posed to a sample of people in a nationwide survey. The results are being released in a Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) research report, What Do Americans Think about Federal Tax Options to...

2013-06-13 16:03:58

And boosts number of short trips taken by bus which might otherwise have been cycled or walked But it also seems to boost the number of short journeys taken by bus, which might otherwise have been cycled or walked, the findings show. The researchers wanted to assess the public health impact of giving teens in London free bus travel. The scheme was introduced for 12 to 16 year olds in 2005, and for 17 year olds in 2006. They therefore used data from the London Area Transport Survey...

2013-06-12 04:20:54

DUBLIN, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/srnfl2/research_report) has announced the addition of the "Research Report on China's Urban Rail Transit Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/srnfl2/research_report ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The development of urban rail transit solves the contradiction between distance...