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October 16, 2014
Order includes the delivery, installation and commissioning of two 30-megawatt converter units as...
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Over 500 entries competed this year in the five categories of print, electronic, campaign, special...
October 15, 2014
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The agency enacted an innovative, holistic, technology-based Employee Wellness Program, which was...
Prior experience working with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in the San Francisco Bay Area prepared her well for tackling transportation and transit issues on the national stage.
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New York City
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South Florida Regional Transportation Authority
Pompano Beach, Fla.
EAO’s E-Stops feature easily noticeable red twist-to-release actuators, industry compliant yellow bodies and foolproof design for added user protection. Durable and rugged, they provide immediate and reliable shutdown in critical situations through safe/positive break contacts. E-Stops are available in 16 mm and 22.5 mm sizes; as a single piece with built-in switch elements; or with separate actuators and elements for plug-in, solder, screw, ribbon cable or PCB terminal connections. Accessories include shrouds, guards and a variety of emergency stop labels offered in a multitude of languages.
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The Mirage wheelchair lift has a low profile, cassette-type design, offering reliable operation with minimal intrusion in the luggage bay. The BayLift allows mid-ship or rear coach installation for layout flexibility. Both models feature a patented threshold warning system and are FMVSS compliant.
Many times, agencies feel they need to hire the least expensive consult team to help guard taxpayer money. My consultant contacts tell me this approach may violate state and federal laws.
Set to focus on Metra’s program of operational tests and inspections for all its operating crews, with special emphasis on training, qualification and testing of locomotive engineers.
The first thing to understand about P3s is that they are primarily a money-saving strategy and are still expected to earn a return on investment.
The event was hosted by APTA and CUTA and held prior to APTA’s Rail Conference in Montreal in mid-June.
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