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2013-11-12 12:23:04

Innovative new multi-year, turn-key lighting-as-a-service model gives WMATA brighter, safer LED lighting for garages, with none of the up-front cost SOMERSET, N.J., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips, the global leader in LED lighting systems was recently awarded a ten year performance lighting contract with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) that will upgrade the lighting in WMATA 25 parking garages. Over 13,000 lighting fixtures will be converted to an...

2013-10-08 12:20:40

Major City Transportation Agency Enlists the Leading File Analytics Company to Manage Unstructured Data Visit Active Navigation at the Gartner Symposium ITExpo 2013, Orlando, Florida, Booth #1145 to learn more about File Analytics RESTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Information Governance (IG) software company Active Navigation today announced that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has selected the firm to migrate its unstructured...

2013-10-01 08:20:15

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Powell Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: POWL), a leading supplier of custom engineered solutions for the management and control of electrical energy and other critical processes, today announced that it has received a $39 million contract to supply the packaged electrical power systems to distribute and control the power needs for Phase Two of the Washington DC Dulles Corridor Metrorail Silver Line Extension. This contract includes nine Traction Power...

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...

2013-06-21 12:21:49

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and its subsidiary, Otis Elevator Co., announced they will donate eight Otis escalators, valued at $2 million, to the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture, now under construction on the National Mall. As the primary vehicle for transporting visitors, the new Otis NCE escalator units will help the museum achieve its goal of becoming the first "green" building and the...

2013-04-18 12:31:24

One system for managing WMATA's contracts from acquisition planning to contract close-out DULLES, Va., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Compusearch® is pleased to announce it has been awarded the prime contract to implement its PRISM(TM) solution as the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) new Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) System. The value of the award is $4,023,795. Compusearch will replace WMATA's manual procurement system with a proven web-based COTS...

2013-02-28 08:22:06

LISLE, Ill., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE Inc. has been awarded a contract by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to replace 128 escalators at 34 stations throughout Washington, D.C.'s Metro transportation system. The contract is part of WMATA's multi-year capital improvement program known as Metro Forward. KONE was selected through a procurement process which took into consideration KONE's technical excellence and expertise providing replacement solutions for the...

2013-01-16 23:02:42

Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) will use MIS Sciences Corporation´s eAlert® notification system to provide commuters attending the 57th Presidential Inauguration with traffic updates and news. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2013 MIS Sciences Corporation´s eAlert® notification system, used by transportation authorities throughout the country, including Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) in Washington, D.C., will be an integral part of the...

2012-05-03 06:20:15

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Outdoor launched its first ever Interior Rail Car Panels transit advertising campaign in Washington DC's Metrorail system with five foot portrait sized ads featured on 225 WMATA rail cars. The largest ad format inside the Metrorail cars decorates the interior with floor to ceiling graphics. This is the first time CBS Outdoor has featured this dynamic transit media creative, which flanks the rail car door visible to commuters as they enter and exit...

2012-05-02 06:21:53

Washington Metro K-12 Students Learn About Wind Energy at USA Science & Engineering Festival WASHINGTON, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wind Energy Foundation and the KidWind Project today announced the winners of the KidWind Challenge, a student-oriented wind turbine design contest. In advance of the challenge, KidWind trained 30 teachers and 12 teams in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Over a period of several months, students designed and constructed their own...