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2013-04-10 23:01:39

Cellular technology augments and validates traditional origin destination data to deliver never seen before results in less time and with reduced resources. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 The car-share program on the 80-mile corridor between Tucson and Sierra Vista, Arizona got an unexpected benefit from a recent regional traffic study conducted by NuStats using AirSage data. The project sought to identify high-volume corridors and commute traffic between the two cities. Mobility data...

2013-03-31 23:14:58

As one of the springtime´s most popular useful devices from Enabling Devices, the Therapy Gardening planter offers the perfect solution for the disabled gardener. Making gardening more accessible for every user regardless of physical limitations, this sturdy and attractive planter allows gardening inside or outside at an even level with wheelchair access. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has...

2013-03-04 23:03:39

How Manufacturing Plants Can End Stock-Outs and Short Shipments Through Efficient Crew Scheduling. (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 CHALLENGES Many manufacturing organizations experience all too frequent stock-outs and short shipments that, in turn, reflect back to lost sales and revenues. The root of the problem stems from inefficiencies in the scheduling of production crews, as well as the lack of systemic use of human resources and data. Work crew scheduling is typically complex and error prone...

2013-03-01 11:56:04

A study by a Simon Fraser University researcher shows British Columbia has much higher traffic death rates than most northern European countries. Comparisons to the safest country, the Netherlands, suggest B.C. could reduce the number of traffic deaths by more than 200 per year. It also found that fatality and injury risks varied by travel mode. “Many studies have shown that overall, considering both potential physical activity benefits and injury risks, cycling and walking are on...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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