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2014-05-28 08:39:53

Ticketing Technology Allows Riders To Buy and Use VRE Tickets Directly From Their Mobile Device ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PORTLAND, Ore., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobeSherpa, a leading provider of secure mobile ticketing and payment software, is pleased to announce that Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a joint project of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission, has selected GlobeSherpa to provide a complete, end-to-end mobile...

2009-08-18 07:33:00

WILMERDING, Pa., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) said its MotivePower subsidiary has received an order for 12 MPXpress(R) commuter locomotives for about $44 million from Virginia Railway Express (VRE), a commuter railroad that serves the suburban communities of Northern and Central Virginia. Delivery will begin in the summer of 2010. The locomotives will be manufactured in Boise, Idaho and are fully compliant with Buy America regulations. VRE has an option...

2009-03-20 13:49:00

SAN DIEGO, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A rigorous environmental cleaning intervention can reduce the transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other multidrug-resistant organisms in hospital intensive care units (ICUs), according to a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA). Researchers found that following an enhanced cleaning protocol reduced the spread of MRSA to patients exposed to...

2008-06-24 02:29:15

By Kipp Hanley, Manassas Journal Messenger, Va. Jun. 23--The City of Manassas and Virginia Railway Express will hold a ribbon-cutting to unveil its new joint parking deck on Thursday at 11 a.m. The estimated hour-long ceremony will be held at the Prince William Street entrance to the five-level, 420-space garage. Manassas Mayor Douglas S. Waldron and Prince William County Supervisor John Jenkins, D-Neabsco, who serves as the chairman of the VRE Operations Board, are scheduled to speak at...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.