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May 8, 2013

IMPulse catenary monitoring system honored by White House

The honor recognizes IMPulse for its patent-pending automated Catenary Safety Monitoring System, which improves the reliability and safety of commuter and light rail transit systems while reducing maintenance costs.


January 26, 2012

White House taps 12 ABA members for tourism board

The U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board advises the Secretary of Commerce on issues affecting foreign visitors to the U.S., including travel facilitation, visa policy, improving the international travel entry experience, aviation security, energy security, crisis communications, and research and data.


April 10, 2009

President Obama nominates Hurley to lead NHTSA

Previously, Hurley has held senior leadership positions with the National Safety Council and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and served as CEO of Mothers Against Drunk Driving since 2005.


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Factors in Transit Bus Ramp Slope and Wheelchair-Seated Passenger Safety Nearly 3 million U.S. adults are wheelchair or scooter users1, and as the population ages this number is expected to rise. Many wheelchair users rely upon public transportation to access work, medical care, school and social activities.

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

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