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2014-07-28 23:02:04

Project part of agency’s plan to eliminate paper ticketing SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for public transportation, has been awarded a contract for more than $8 million to convert existing paper magnetic farecard vending machines to sales and reload devices for SmarTrip®, the contactless smart card for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)....

2014-07-23 23:08:49

Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This new connection to Washington, DC will help local area growth and expand the hotel options to those traveling to the nation’s capital and its surrounding areas, including to Crescent Hotels & Resorts’ locations. Tysons, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This expansion to...

2014-04-24 16:31:52

Phase 1 of Dulles Metrorail Project Represents Country's Most Sophisticated Transit System RESTON, Va., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced that Dulles Transit Partners has achieved substantial completion of Phase 1 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, also known as the Silver Line. The Bechtel-led team built the 11.7-mile rail line that will connect to the Washington, D.C., region's existing metro system for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority....

2013-07-12 23:36:21

Bode & Grenier, LLP announces negligence suit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority upheld. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Bode & Grenier is pleased to announce another victory for a client today, as the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a $675,000 jury verdict in a negligence suit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). (Sibert-Dean v. WMATA, D.C. Cir. 2013) According to court...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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