Transportation: The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.Transportation of Patients: Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.Motor Vehicles: AUTOMOBILES, trucks, buses, or similar engine-driven conveyances. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Bicycling: The use of a bicycle for transportation or recreation. It does not include the use of a bicycle in studying the body's response to physical exertion (BICYCLE ERGOMETRY TEST see EXERCISE TEST).Environment Design: The structuring of the environment to permit or promote specific patterns of behavior.Noise, Transportation: Noise associated with transportation, particularly aircraft and automobiles.Air Ambulances: Fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters equipped for air transport of patients.Confined Spaces: A space which has limited openings for entry and exit combined with unfavorable natural ventilation such as CAVES, refrigerators, deep tunnels, pipelines, sewers, silos, tanks, vats, mines, deep trenches or pits, vaults, manholes, chimneys, etc.Railroads: Permanent roads having a line of rails fixed to ties and laid to gage, usually on a leveled or graded ballasted roadbed and providing a track for freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock. Cars are designed to be drawn by locomotives or sometimes propelled by self-contained motors. (From Webster's 3d) The concept includes the organizational and administrative aspects of railroads as well.Safety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Animal Welfare: The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.Automobile Driving: The effect of environmental or physiological factors on the driver and driving ability. Included are driving fatigue, and the effect of drugs, disease, and physical disabilities on driving.City Planning: Comprehensive planning for the physical development of the city.Walking: An activity in which the body advances at a slow to moderate pace by moving the feet in a coordinated fashion. This includes recreational walking, walking for fitness, and competitive race-walking.Aircraft: A weight-carrying structure for navigation of the air that is supported either by its own buoyancy or by the dynamic action of the air against its surfaces. (Webster, 1973)Accidents, Traffic: Accidents on streets, roads, and highways involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles. Traffic accidents refer to AUTOMOBILES (passenger cars, buses, and trucks), BICYCLING, and MOTORCYCLES but not OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES; RAILROADS nor snowmobiles.Dental Instruments: Hand-held tools or implements especially used by dental professionals for the performance of clinical tasks.Ambulances: A vehicle equipped for transporting patients in need of emergency care.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Architectural Accessibility: Designs for approaching areas inside or outside facilities.Aviation: Design, development, manufacture, and operation of heavier-than-air AIRCRAFT.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Capillary Fragility: The susceptibility of CAPILLARIES, under conditions of increased stress, to leakage.Automobiles: A usually four-wheeled automotive vehicle designed for passenger transportation and commonly propelled by an internal-combustion engine using a volatile fuel. (Webster, 1973)Energy-Generating Resources: Materials or phenomena which can provide energy directly or via conversion.Tooth Apex: The tip or terminal end of the root of a tooth. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p62)Clonixin: Anti-inflammatory analgesic.Specimen Handling: Procedures for collecting, preserving, and transporting of specimens sufficiently stable to provide accurate and precise results suitable for clinical interpretation.Stretchers: Bed-like structures for transporting or temporarily holding patients.Handling (Psychology): Physical manipulation of animals and humans to induce a behavioral or other psychological reaction. In experimental psychology, the animal is handled to induce a stress situation or to study the effects of "gentling" or "mothering".Stress, Physiological: The unfavorable effect of environmental factors (stressors) on the physiological functions of an organism. Prolonged unresolved physiological stress can affect HOMEOSTASIS of the organism, and may lead to damaging or pathological conditions.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Emergency Medical Services: Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.Root Canal Preparation: Preparatory activities in ROOT CANAL THERAPY by partial or complete extirpation of diseased pulp, cleaning and sterilization of the empty canal, enlarging and shaping the canal to receive the sealing material. The cavity may be prepared by mechanical, sonic, chemical, or other means. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p1700)Accidents, AviationTravel: Aspects of health and disease related to travel.United StatesAnimal Husbandry: The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Ships: Large vessels propelled by power or sail used for transportation on rivers, seas, oceans, or other navigable waters. Boats are smaller vessels propelled by oars, paddles, sail, or power; they may or may not have a deck.Fossil Fuels: Any combustible hydrocarbon deposit formed from the remains of prehistoric organisms. Examples are petroleum, coal, and natural gas.Schools: Educational institutions.Patient Transfer: Interfacility or intrahospital transfer of patients. Intrahospital transfer is usually to obtain a specific kind of care and interfacility transfer is usually for economic reasons as well as for the type of care provided.Hanseniaspora: A genus of the ascomycetous yeast in the family Saccharomycodaceae, order SACCHAROMYCETALES, that contributes to the spontaneous fermentation of cider. Anamorphic forms are in the genus KLOECKERA.Anatomy, Cross-Sectional: Descriptive anatomy based on three-dimensional imaging (IMAGING, THREE-DIMENSIONAL) of the body, organs, and structures using a series of computer multiplane sections, displayed by transverse, coronal, and sagittal analyses. It is essential to accurate interpretation by the radiologist of such techniques as ultrasonic diagnosis, MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, and computed tomography (TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY COMPUTED). (From Lane & Sharfaei, Modern Sectional Anatomy, 1992, Preface)Elevators and Escalators: Mechanical ascending and descending devices which convey objects and/or people.Laboratory Animal Science: The science and technology dealing with the procurement, breeding, care, health, and selection of animals used in biomedical research and testing.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Biofuels: Hydrocarbon-rich byproducts from the non-fossilized BIOMASS that are combusted to generate energy as opposed to fossilized hydrocarbon deposits (FOSSIL FUELS).Engineering: The practical application of physical, mechanical, and mathematical principles. (Stedman, 25th ed)Policy: A course or method of action selected to guide and determine present and future decisions.KentuckyMotor Activity: The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.Recreation: Activity engaged in for pleasure.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Goats: Any of numerous agile, hollow-horned RUMINANTS of the genus Capra, in the family Bovidae, closely related to the SHEEP.First Aid: Emergency care or treatment given to a person who suddenly becomes ill or injured before full medical services become available.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Cities: A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan center.Dental Pulp Cavity: The space in a tooth bounded by the dentin and containing the dental pulp. The portion of the cavity within the crown of the tooth is the pulp chamber; the portion within the root is the pulp canal or root canal.Abattoirs: Places where animals are slaughtered and dressed for market.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Hydrocortisone: The main glucocorticoid secreted by the ADRENAL CORTEX. Its synthetic counterpart is used, either as an injection or topically, in the treatment of inflammation, allergy, collagen diseases, asthma, adrenocortical deficiency, shock, and some neoplastic conditions.Bottle-Nosed Dolphin: The species Tursiops truncatus, in the family Delphinidae, characterized by a bottle-shaped beak and slightly hooked broad dorsal fin.Accidents, Occupational: Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.Fuel Oils: Complex petroleum hydrocarbons consisting mainly of residues from crude oil distillation. These liquid products include heating oils, stove oils, and furnace oils and are burned to generate energy.Benzocaine: A surface anesthetic that acts by preventing transmission of impulses along NERVE FIBERS and at NERVE ENDINGS.Strikes, Employee: Work-related situations in which the employees as a group refuse to work until certain conditions of employment are granted by the employer.Freeze Drying: Method of tissue preparation in which the tissue specimen is frozen and then dehydrated at low temperature in a high vacuum. This method is also used for dehydrating pharmaceutical and food products.Egg Shell: A hard or leathery calciferous exterior covering of an egg.Calcium Sulfate: A calcium salt that is used for a variety of purposes including: building materials, as a desiccant, in dentistry as an impression material, cast, or die, and in medicine for immobilizing casts and as a tablet excipient. It exists in various forms and states of hydration. Plaster of Paris is a mixture of powdered and heat-treated gypsum.Occupational Injuries: Injuries sustained from incidents in the course of work-related activities.Root Canal Irrigants: Chemicals used mainly to disinfect root canals after pulpectomy and before obturation. The major ones are camphorated monochlorophenol, EDTA, formocresol, hydrogen peroxide, metacresylacetate, and sodium hypochlorite. Root canal irrigants include also rinsing solutions of distilled water, sodium chloride, etc.Wood: A product of hard secondary xylem composed of CELLULOSE, hemicellulose, and LIGNANS, that is under the bark of trees and shrubs. It is used in construction and as a source of CHARCOAL and many other products.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Refrigeration: The mechanical process of cooling.Geographic Information Systems: Computer systems capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, and displaying geographically referenced information, i.e. data identified according to their locations.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.BelgiumEnvironmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Healthy People Programs: Healthy People Programs are a set of health objectives to be used by governments, communities, professional organizations, and others to help develop programs to improve health. It builds on initiatives pursued over the past two decades beginning with the 1979 Surgeon General's Report, Healthy People, Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives, and Healthy People 2010. These established national health objectives and served as the basis for the development of state and community plans. These are administered by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Similar programs are conducted by other national governments.Esthetics: The branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of the beautiful. It includes beauty, esthetic experience, esthetic judgment, esthetic aspects of medicine, etc.Disaster Planning: Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.Herbicide Resistance: Diminished or failed response of PLANTS to HERBICIDES.Preservation, Biological: The process of protecting various samples of biological material.Seat Belts: Restraining belts fastened to the frame of automobiles, aircraft, or other vehicles, and strapped around the person occupying the seat in the car or plane, intended to prevent the person from being thrown forward or out of the vehicle in case of sudden deceleration.GlobulinsPublic Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Radio Frequency Identification Device: Machine readable patient or equipment identification device using radio frequency from 125 kHz to 5.8 Ghz.Technology: The application of scientific knowledge to practical purposes in any field. It includes methods, techniques, and instrumentation.Housing, AnimalPhiladelphiaVehicle Emissions: Gases, fumes, vapors, and odors escaping from the cylinders of a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Environmental Pollution: Contamination of the air, bodies of water, or land with substances that are harmful to human health and the environment.CaliforniaPaperMeat: The edible portions of any animal used for food including domestic mammals (the major ones being cattle, swine, and sheep) along with poultry, fish, shellfish, and game.Leisure Activities: Voluntary use of free time for activities outside the daily routine.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.Conservation of Energy Resources: Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.Exercise: Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.Sodium Hypochlorite: It is used as an oxidizing and bleaching agent and as a disinfectant. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Animals, LaboratoryEquipment and Supplies: Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.AlabamaNarration: The act, process, or an instance of narrating, i.e., telling a story. In the context of MEDICINE or ETHICS, narration includes relating the particular and the personal in the life story of an individual.AccidentsRandom Allocation: A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Equipment Design: Methods of creating machines and devices.Environment: The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.Dental Alloys: A mixture of metallic elements or compounds with other metallic or metalloid elements in varying proportions for use in restorative or prosthetic dentistry.Goat Diseases: Diseases of the domestic or wild goat of the genus Capra.Food Deprivation: The withholding of food in a structured experimental situation.Medically Underserved Area: A geographic location which has insufficient health resources (manpower and/or facilities) to meet the medical needs of the resident population.Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Cattle: Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)Head Protective Devices: Personal devices for protection of heads from impact, penetration from falling and flying objects, and from limited electric shock and burn.Models, Theoretical: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Telecommunications: Transmission of information over distances via electronic means.Biomass: Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.Stainless Steel: Stainless steel. A steel containing Ni, Cr, or both. It does not tarnish on exposure and is used in corrosive environments. (Grant & Hack's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Air Movements: The motion of air currents.Poverty Areas: City, urban, rural, or suburban areas which are characterized by severe economic deprivation and by accompanying physical and social decay.Urbanization: The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas.Electric Power Supplies: Devices that control the supply of electric current for running electrical equipment.Disasters: Calamities producing great damage, loss of life, and distress. They include results of natural phenomena and man-made phenomena. Normal conditions of existence are disrupted and the level of impact exceeds the capacity of the hazard-affected community.Blood Specimen Collection: The taking of a blood sample to determine its character as a whole, to identify levels of its component cells, chemicals, gases, or other constituents, to perform pathological examination, etc.Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.

What's driving an epidemic? The spread of syphilis along an interstate highway in rural North Carolina. (1/1018)

OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to determine whether county syphilis rates were increased along Interstate Highway 95 (I-95) in North Carolina during a recent epidemic. METHODS: Ecological data on syphilis cases demographic data, highway data, and drug activity data were used to conduct a cross-sectional and longitudinal study of North Carolina countries from 1985 to 1994. Crude and adjusted incidence rate ratios (IRRs) were determined by means of standard and longitudinal Poisson regression models adjusted for sociodemographic factors and drug use. RESULTS: Ten-year syphilis rates in I-95 counties greatly exceeded rates in non-I-95 counties (38 vs 16 cases per 100,000 persons) and remained higher after adjustment for race, age, sex, poverty, large cities, and drug activity (adjusted IRR = 2.05, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.84, 2.28). Syphilis rates were stable until 1989, when rates increased sharply in I-95 counties but remained stable in non-I-95 counties. Increased drug activity in I-95 counties preceded the rise in syphilis cases. CONCLUSIONS: A better understanding of the relationship between high-ways and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases may guide future prevention interventions.  (+info)

Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and genotoxic effects on nonsmoking Swedish road pavement workers. (2/1018)

OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study was to investigate exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) from asphalt fumes among Swedish road pavement workers and determine whether any effects could be detected with genotoxic tests. METHODS: The study included 28 nonsmoking road pavers and 30 nonsmoking referents. The concentration of PAH was determined in the breathing zone of the road pavers. 1-Hydroxypyrene was analyzed before and after shifts of asphalt work and during the afternoon for referents. Sister chromatid exchanges (SCE) and micronuclei (MN) were determined in peripheral lymphocytes. RESULTS: Several 3- or 4-ring PAH were found, and the analysis indicated that they occurred in bitumen fumes rather than in traffic fumes. The average total concentration of PAH was 2.3 (range 0.2-23.8) microg/m3. The concentration of 1-hydroxypyrene in urine was higher for the road pavers than for the referents, but there was no significant difference between the pre- and postshift values of the road pavers. The road pavers had no significant increase in SCE or MN. CONCLUSIONS: The study showed that Swedish road pavers have an increased exposure to PAH from bitumen fumes, but no genotoxic effects could be detected by SCE or MN tests.  (+info)

Socio-economic consequences of rheumatoid arthritis in the first years of the disease. (3/1018)

OBJECTIVE: Few data have been presented to document the impact of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) on socio-economic well-being. In this study, exact figures on socio-economic consequences were assessed. METHODS: The socio-economic consequences were studied in an inception cohort (186 early RA patients, mean disease duration 3 yr) by measuring the change in work capability, income, rest during the daytime, leisure time activity, transport mobility, housing and social support occurring in the first years of the disease. RESULTS: For 89% of the patients, RA had an impact on one of the socio-economic items; for 58%, at least three of these items were affected simultaneously. Work disability appeared to be 4-15 times higher than in the general population. After 3 yr, 42% of the patients were registered as work disabled. Nearly a quarter of the patients experienced income reduction. Over 40% of the patients claimed extra rest during the daytime. Leisure activity changed towards activities with a lower joint load. There was a decline in transport mobility for 52% of the patients. Social support increased strongly. CONCLUSIONS: Socio-economic change already presents in the first years of RA and appears to be influenced by age, gender, marital status and work disability. Furthermore, physical limitation appeared to be predictive for work-related income reduction, reduced transport mobility and development of social dependency.  (+info)

Racial discrimination and alcohol-related behavior in urban transit operators: findings from the San Francisco Muni Health and Safety Study. (4/1018)

OBJECTIVE: A growing body of literature is documenting the health effects of racial discrimination. The authors investigated the association between racial discrimination and alcohol-related behavior in a sample of urban transit operators. METHODS: Using data from a 1993-1995 cross-sectional study of transit operators in San Francisco, California, the authors analyzed responses to two sets of questions about racial discrimination; the first set focused on reaction to unfair treatment and the second on arenas, or domains, of discrimination. Alcohol-related variables were: number of drinks per month, heavy drinking, alcohol dependence, and negative consequences of alcohol consumption. RESULTS: Operators who reported five or more domains of discrimination drank an average of 13.4 more drinks per month than those who reported no domains of discrimination (P = 0.01). Similarly, they were more likely to be heavy drinkers (adjusted odds ratio [OR] = 2.16; 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.14, 4.09) and dependent on alcohol (adjusted OR = 2.02; 95% CI 1.08, 3.79) than operators who reported no domains of discrimination. The number of domains in which operators reported having experienced discrimination was not related to sex, age, household income, job seniority, or marital status, but varied significantly by educational level and race/ethnicity. CONCLUSIONS: Data from a sample of urban transit operators showed an association between the number of domains of discrimination and some alcohol-related outcomes, but not others.  (+info)

Transport and temperature effects on measurement of serum and plasma potassium. (5/1018)

Transport of blood samples from general practice to a central laboratory can result in spuriously high or low potassium concentrations. The importance of this phenomenon was studied in a general practice serving a population of 15,000 patients, 27 km from the pathology laboratory that routinely measured serum potassium. The design involved comparison of potassium levels between control serum (plain gel-separation serum tubes centrifuged in the surgery), routine serum (plain gel-separation tubes centrifuged in the laboratory) and routine plasma samples (lithium-heparin tubes centrifuged in the laboratory). Complete triple sets of data were obtained for 371 samples. Altman and Bland plots for the control serum vs routine serum samples showed a mean difference of +0.1 mmol/L with limits of agreement (+/- 2SD) +0.6 mmol/L, -0.4 mmol/L and for control serum vs routine plasma a mean difference of +0.2 mmol/L with limits of agreement +0.8 mmol/L, -0.4 mmol/L. There was a negative association between mean weekly routine plasma potassium levels with mean weekly temperatures achieved. Regression analysis indicated that both maximum temperature achieved and time to centrifugation significantly contributed to differences observed in the routine plasma samples, but not with the routine serum samples. For plasma samples exposed to high temperatures a clinically significant lowering of potassium concentrations can arise. These results confirm that spurious lowering of potassium concentrations occurs in plasma samples collected in a primary care setting. The preferred method is to centrifuge samples soon after venepuncture. Where this is not possible, collection into plain gel-separation tubes (serum) ensures less variation due to temperature and time to centrifugation than does collection into lithium-heparin tubes (plasma).  (+info)

Stability of plasma human immunodeficiency virus load in VACUTAINER PPT plasma preparation tubes during overnight shipment. (6/1018)

VACUTAINER PPT plasma preparation tubes were evaluated to determine the effects of various handling and shipping conditions on plasma human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) load determinations. Plasmas obtained from PPT tubes stored and shipped under nine different conditions were compared to conventional EDTA tube plasmas stored at -70 degrees C within 2 h after phlebotomy. Compared to viral loads in frozen EDTA plasma, those in PPT tube plasma that was frozen immediately and either separated or shipped in situ were not significantly different. Viral loads in PPT tube plasma after storage for 6 h at either room temperature or 4 degrees C, followed by shipment at ambient temperature or on wet or dry ice, were not significantly different from baseline viral loads in EDTA or PPT plasma. The results of this study indicate that the HIV load in PPT tube plasma is equivalent to that in standard EDTA plasma. Plasma viral load is not affected by storage or shipment temperature when plasma is collected in PPT tubes. Furthermore, plasmas can be shipped in spun PPT tubes, and the tubes provide a safer and more convenient method for sample collection and transport than regular EDTA tubes.  (+info)

Analysis of incidence of childhood cancer in the West Midlands of the United Kingdom in relation to proximity to main roads and petrol stations. (7/1018)

OBJECTIVES: To investigate whether there is an excess of leukaemias in 0-15 year old children among those living in close proximity (within 100 m) of a main road or petrol station. METHODS: Data for 0-15 year old children diagnosed between 1990 and 1994 in the United Kingdom West Midlands were used. Postcode addresses were used to locate the point of residence which was compared with proximity to main roads and petrol stations separately, and to both together. Odds ratios (ORs) were calculated with solid tumours as a control, and incidence ratios (IRs) with population density as a control. RESULTS: The method based on solid tumours as a control showed ORs of 1.61 (95% confidence interval (95% CI) 0.90 to 2.87) and 1.99 (95% CI 0.73 to 5.43), for those living within 100 m of a main road or petrol station respectively. When population was used as a control, the estimated IRs for leukaemia were 1.16 (95% CI 0.74 to 1.72) and 1.48 (95% CI 0.65 to 2.93) for residence within 100 m of a main road or petrol station respectively, but neither reached significance at the 95% level. Results for residence in close proximity to both a main road and petrol station were inconsistent, but there were few. The influence of socioeconomic factors as represented by the Townsend deprivation index on leukaemia incidence was not significant and the results were not explicable on the basis of impact of social class. CONCLUSIONS: The results are suggestive of a small increase in risk of childhood leukaemia, but not solid tumours, for those living in close proximity to a main road or petrol station. This increase in risk is not, however, significant and a larger study is warranted to establish the true risk and causes of any increase in risk.  (+info)

HIV heterogeneity and proximity of homestead to roads in rural South Africa: an exploration using a geographical information system. (8/1018)

objective To describe heterogeneity of HIV prevalence among pregnant women in Hlabisa health district, South Africa and to correlate this with proximity of homestead to roads. methods HIV prevalence measured through anonymous surveillance among pregnant women and stratified by local village clinic. Polygons were created around each clinic, assuming women attend the clinic nearest their home. A geographical information system (GIS) calculated the mean distance from homesteads in each clinic catchment to nearest primary (1 degrees ) and to nearest primary or secondary (2 degrees ) road. results We found marked HIV heterogeneity by clinic catchment (range 19-31% (P < 0.001). A polygon plot demonstrated lower HIV prevalence in catchments remote from 1 degrees roads. Mean distance from homesteads to nearest 1 degrees or 2 degrees road varied by clinic catchment from 1623 to 7569 m. The mean distance from homesteads to a 1 degrees or 2 degrees road for each clinic catchment was strongly correlated with HIV prevalence (r = 0.66; P = 0.002). conclusions The substantial HIV heterogeneity in this district is closely correlated with proximity to a 1 degrees or 2 degrees road. GIS is a powerful tool to demonstrate and to start to analyse this observation. Further research is needed to better understand this relationship both at ecological and individual levels, and to develop interventions to reduce the spread of HIV infection.  (+info)

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The Transportation Research Board (TRB) will conduct a free webinar from 2-3 p.m. ET Monday, May 13, 2019, that features research findings from the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP)s Research Report 203: Dialysis Transportation: The Intersection of Transportation and Healthcare. The webinar will address challenges that public transportation agencies encounter regarding the rising demand of dialysis-related transportation and its associated costs. People who depend on public transportation for dialysis treatments often require more specialized services than what the public transportation agencies are designed to provide.. The webinar will cover:. ...
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Three proposals for spending $100,000 on public transportation next year have a common destination. Three groups say they can expand Lawrences public transportation to the general public by spending $100,000 of city money.. The groups -- the Douglas County Community Transportation Coordinating Council, A-1 City Cab and a partnership of the Lawrence Bus Co. and Specialized Transportation Services Inc., of Merriam -- want money set aside by Lawrence city commissioners for coordinating current transportation services.. Details of the proposals have not been released, but group representatives say Lawrence residents next year could pick up the phone, call for a ride and be driven to desired destinations at reduced costs.. "Its not a citywide, full public transportation system," said Pat Weaver, chair of the coordinating council and an associate scientist at Kansas Universitys Transportation Center. "We feel like its taking what we have now and maximizing that as much as we can.". What Lawrence ...
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The most effective life-saving traffic safety tool for a commuter and a community may be the daily metro transit pass. A person can reduce his or her chance of being in an accident by more than 90 percent simply by taking public transit as opposed to commuting by car. This means traveling by public transportation is ten times safer per mile than traveling by auto. Transit-oriented communities are five times safer than automobile-oriented communities. This means public transit cuts a communitys crash risk in half even for those who do not use public transit. Public transportation communities spur compact development which reduces auto miles traveled and produces safer speeds ...
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Im sitting on the streetcar and this guy is acting like i have cooties. Hes about 50 and sitting across from me. He keeps scooting his stuff closer to himself even though its nowhere near me. He was starting at me until i meet his eyes and them he started watching new in the window reflection! Its not like a creepy state, ours like a 5 year girl old looks at a boy, ewwwww! I love public transportation and the crazies are few far between in my college town, buy hes really making it look bad.
Thousands of riders boarded UTA trains and buses on Free Fare Friday, Dec. 22, and the result was a significant reduction in air pollution. An extra 17,560 cars were removed from the roads that day, and an additional 3 tons of pollutants and 200 tons of greenhouse gases were prevented from entering the atmosphere. "Free Fare Friday was designed to encourage people to try public transit - and it worked," said UTA President/CEO Jerry Benson. "Thousands of riders boarded our buses and trains, and we were able to save several tons of pollution from entering our atmosphere during a critical time of year for air quality. We hope this translates to more Wasatch Front residents who are willing to leave their cars at home and ride UTA again, especially during inversion season.". Ridership for the entire UTA system increased by 23 percent on Free Fare Friday, compared to the average of five previous weekdays. Approximately 22,800 more people than usual rode public transit on Dec. 22 using the same ...
Hi, I am looking for new solutions to implementing public transit along an ecologically sensitive seashore where the road keeps getting washed out. Has anyone run across an over-sand shuttle or rail system? ANy original ideas about seashore public transit? This will service mainly recreationalists. Also, anyone with information on hydroplanes as public transit? Thanks!
Article Envision 2050: The Future of Transportation. What will transportation be like in 2050? Will we all be stuck in one giant traffic jam? Flying to our appointments in personal airborne delivery systems? Teleporting ourselves and our stuff around...
Home » Information Center » Publications. Posted 9/13. The SouthWest Advisory Planning Committee (SWAP) requested that the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) and Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS) jointly analyze the existing public transit network in the subregion. The purpose of this evaluation was to identify opportunities to increase ridership and provide better connections to housing, employment, and commercial centers in the SWAP communities of Bellingham, Dover, Hopkinton, Franklin, Medway, Milford, Millis, Norfolk, Sherborn, and Wrentham. Current SWAP transit services are limited to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) commuter rail, MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) fixed-route service, Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA) commuter shuttle services, GATRA in-town services and their support to councils on aging, and other in-town transportation services such as veterans services or volunteer driver programs.. CTPS ...
Visit the Public Transit in Your Community page to locate the public transit system in your community.. Commuting by public transportation reduces your carbon emissions by 20 lbs per day, 4,800 lbs per year, which is more than if you weatherized your home, converted to fluorescent bulbs and replaced an old refrigerator, combined. Find Out How Riding Public Transportation Benefits The Environment.​ ...
UCLA Transportation supports the campus community by providing for safe and efficient commute options and mobility in an environmentally responsible manner.
In this session planners will learn about active transportation planning in the region. Tim Tietjens, from the City of Galveston, will present on Galvestons efforts to enhance the bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure on the Island. Robert Guthart will present on the City of Houstons Bicycle plan, and what they are doing to promote active transportation in the City. Diane Dohm will be presenting on regional efforts to enhance bicycle and pedestrian planning. This panel presentation will be followed by moderated and audience questions about active transportation planning. ...
By 2050, continued urbanization will add 2.5 billion people to todays worldwide urban population, with nearly 90% of the growth concentrated in Asia and Africa. India, China, and Nigeria together will account for nearly 37% of the estimated increase of the total urban population. In order to ensure that the benefits of urbanization are equitably distributed, strong policy instruments are required. Emerging economies where much of the infrastructure is yet to be built offer a unique opportunity for low-carbon development. This is especially true in the case of the transportation sector. Designing cities for public transportation, walking, and cycling can offer affordable ways to meet mobility demands and cut global pollutants. Choosing an appropriate transportation technology can significantly affect the spatial structures of cities and ensure a more sustainable form of development. While large and medium cities can be designed for public transportation, smaller cities can be designed for active ...
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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is proud to announce that FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) is joining the efforts to protect sea turtle nests and ...
A survey of city employees found they ride public transit to work at a much higher rate than the city as a whole. San Diego needs hundreds of thousands of commuters to switch from cars to biking, walking and riding transit to meet its climate action goals.
Eastern Royal Medical Transport recognizes the growing need for cost effective long distance medical transportation services.That is why we focus our services on non-emergency long distance medical ground transportation. Our goal is to provide persons seeking non-emergency medical transportation an alternative to the unnecessarily high costs of long distance ambulance or air medical transportation. We are the happy medium between emergency medical transportation and non medical transportation services. By removing the unnecessary emergency medical services we can lower our costs to a fraction of what an ambulance company charges for similar non-emergency medical transportation services.To achieve this cost effective means of transportation we place highly qualified medical personnel on our vehicles to ensure the quality and safety of every medical transport. ...
Shenhua, which belongs to Chinas biggest coal-based energy company Shenhua Group, owns railway routes spanning more than 2,000 km. Multimodal transportation. Piggyback transportation is a form of multimodal transportation, which combines at least two of the following logistics means: road, rail, sea and air, within one freight contract for the shipper. It is particularly suited for mid- and long-distance transportation. In the United States, truck-rail, truck-sea and rail-sea transportation links are the major transportation means for routes over 800 kilometers, while in Europe, these forms of transportation accounted for about 25 percent of all transportation means in 2015, according to Kang ...
Intermodal Transportation Institute University of Denver I & ITS Experts Group Four Pillars of Activities Technology (Including ITS and Global Navigation Satellite Systems) The development and implementation of selected integrated technologies is important to the successful management and operation of intermodal transportation. Supply Chain Management (Focused on Transportation) Seamless interconnectivity of different modes of transportation. Efficient management of the supply chain involved in regional freight and shipping movement is critical to seamless interconnectivity. Sustainability (Including Energy and the Environment) The identification of opportunities for the development and promotion of fuel efficient transport policies and practices is particularly important in the APEC region. Human Capacity Development Human capacity skills are important to the effective movement of intermodal transportation. The ability of the work force to develop, manage, and safely implement existing and emerging
Traffic Reform. According to the TomTom Traffic Index, Portland has become one of the top ten cities in the nation with the most traffic congestion. With our ever-growing population, issues abound with inadequate public transportation and commuting options for drivers. Our current infrastructure does not support the hundreds of thousands of cars on the roads, and there are many necessary repairs needed to restore bridges and highways. The current City Council proposal does not reduce carbon emissions, focuses on unrealistic highway expansion and minimal street repairs for a total of 450 million dollars. In other growing cities such as Los Angeles, Seattle, etc., it has been statistically and historically proven to increase one-person driver vehicles and has been unsuccessful in eliminating or decreasing traffic congestion.. How can we create a city that is more green, provides excellent public transportation and also has a budget for maintaining sustainable city infrastructure? Well, I believe ...
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The national strategy for reducing road transport emissions is likely to be ultimately effective. Professor Alastair Lewis from the Department of Chemistry said: "The wide range of simultaneous actions being proposed, and sectors and pollutants being targeted, is a reflection that further improving air quality in the U.K. is getting harder and harder, now the big industrial and combustion sources are under control.. "Whilst road transport emissions remain a critical source of pollution in U.K. cities they are on a gradual downwards trajectory for both NOx and PM. The rate of adoption of electric vehicles may be proceeding only slowly, and uncertainty remains over their non-exhaust emissions, however the national strategy for reducing road transport emissions is likely to be ultimately effective, if a somewhat lengthy and drawn out process over two decades.. Quietly increasing. "Whilst road transport has already seen recent reductions in emissions, domestic and agricultural releases of air ...
The EU HyWays project has released its main report European Hydrogen Energy Roadmap The Roadmap analyzes the potential impacts on the EU economy, society and environment of the large-scale introduction of hydrogen in the short- and long- term (up to 2050). A few excerpts from the press release announcing the report follow: The scientific project HyWays funded by the EUs research program has found that introducing hydrogen into the energy system would reduce the total oil consumption by the road transport sector by 40% between now and 2050. Substantial barriers have first to be overcome, ranging from economic and technological to institutional barriers, and actions must be taken as soon as possible. Following a series of more than 50 workshops the project has produced a Roadmap to analyze the potential impacts on the EU economy, society and environment of the large-scale introduction of hydrogen in the short- and long- term, as well as an action plan detailing what needs to...
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49 CFR Part 614- Transportation Infrastructure Management- contains the FTA regulations that pertain to transportation infrastructure management. These regulations require compliance with 23 CFR Part 500, subparts A and B, which implement 23 U.S.C. 303 for state development, establishment, and implementation of systems for managing traffic congestion (CMS), public transportation facilities and equipment (PTMS), intermodal transportation facilities and systems (IMS), and traffic monitoring for highways and public transportation facilities and equipment.. 49 CFR Part 655- Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operations- contains the drug and alcohol testing regulations that are specific to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). These regulations establish programs, to be implemented by employers that receive financial assistance from FTA (and by contractors of those employers), that are designed to help prevent accidents, injuries, and fatalities resulting from the ...
This Notice accomplishes several purposes. First, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) summarizes and responds to written comments FTA received in response to a March 22, 2006, Federal Register Notice regarding proposed grant program provisions for this new...
Description | Recommended courses Description Transportation has always played an essential role in the development of society, originally with regard to trade routes and harbours, but more recently with regard to land- and air-based systems as well. It is the transportation engineers responsibility to plan, design, build, operate and maintain these systems of transport, in such a way as to provide for the safe, efficient and convenient movement of people and goods. Increasing environmental concerns have revived an interest in the development and management of public transportation systems. Professional activities can range from road and transit design and operation at the urban scale, to railroad, seaway and airport location, construction and operation at the regional and national scale. Transportation engineering in North America focuses on automobile infrastructures, although it also encompasses sea, air and rail systems. Automobile infrastructures can be split into the traditional area of highway
Different levels of government in California have authority to raise revenues or receive state or federal funds for transportation projects. This section describes designated authority and revenue sources so that local leaders can understand funding beyond specific Safe Routes to School awards and how projects can be designed to take advantage of multiple sources of funding. On September 26, 2013, Governor Brown signed legislation creating the Active Transportation Program (ATP) in the Department of Transportation (Senate Bill 99, Chapter 359, and Assembly Bill 101, Chapter 354). The Active Transportation Program consolidates various state and federal transportation programs, including the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP), Bicycle Transportation Account (BTA), and State Safe Routes to School (SR2S) into a single program. The Active Transportation Program is administered by the Division of Local Assistance, Office of Active Transportation and Special Programs. Guidelines for the program ...
By Stefan Bauernschuster, Timo Hener and Helmut Rainer; Abstract: Many governments have banned strikes in public transportation. Whether this can be justified depends on whether
Measuring Sustainability: Using INVEST and ENVISION to Assess Transportation Projects and Plans. Workshop at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, January 10, 2016. INVEST presentation.. Department of Transportation Experiences with Sustainability Tools. Panel session at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, January 14, 2015. Papers and presentations available from TRB here.. INVEST-ing in Sustainable Transportation on Federal Lands. Presentation delivered to the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, January 13, 2015. Available for download.. Sustainability in Federal Lands Highway Projects. Held December 8, 2014 ...
Downloadable! Sustainable passenger transport policies are most often directed towards everyday travel and ignore the large and expanding amount of leisure travel. The paper examines whether policies aimed at reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions for everyday travel may have the opposite effect on leisure travel by reviewing studies of three sustainable passenger transport policies: developing more compact cities, building pro-environment awareness and attitudes, and promoting the growth of information and communication technologies. We found that the policies may indeed have unintended effects and suggest several mechanisms that could explain why this opposite effect occurs. Consideration is also given to the implications for developing more comprehensive sustainable transport policies.
Im going to show you some numbers," says Lerner. He reaches for a pen and quickly scratches out some figures, mapping the standard cost differential between the three major modes of public transportation. "Lets say the cost of a metro is $100 million per kilometer, light-rail tends to be $20 million per kilometer, and BRT is $1 to 2 million.". He pauses briefly. "Time… You can do BRT in two or three years. Light-rail, 10 years and Metro, 30 years.". Actual costs and times vary from place to place, but the point is well made. The main driver behind Curitibas innovative bus system has always been, and continues to be, the prohibitively high cost of constructing rail lines.. If building subways and light rail systems is so expensive, then why havent more congested cities in the US not followed Curitibas model? Could BRT be the saving grace for US cities that are short on mass transit funds but are looking to increase public transportation?. These questions tend to send both bus backers and ...
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The justification for this study was that scientific data on the efficacy of foaming for decontamination of PRRSV-positive transport vehicles were not available, and that this method of application of disinfectant was rapidly increasing in North American production systems. Under the conditions of the study, washing with cold water alone had little impact on eliminating PRRSV from trailer interiors, supporting previously published work.12-14 PRRS virus RNA was detected in 80 of 80 swabs (100%) collected immediately after the washing procedure across all replicates. Also, despite the use of high pressure, washing did not result in complete removal of organic debris from the trailers, a frequent observation under field conditions. Results also indicated a difference in the performance of disinfectants tested in this study compared to previously published work.14 Samples from trailer models treated with modified potassium monopersulfate or quaternary ammonium chloride were negative for PRRSV RNA by ...
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A private vehicle for driving to and from work, as well as for personal use around Dhaka is a necessity. The majority of people only drive within a limited radius under extremely congested conditions, which causes dents and scratches even when driving exclusively in the expatriate suburbs. Therefore, bringing a brand new or expensive vehicle is not recommended. Small size or four-wheel-drives (such as a RAV 4) are best suited for the congested road conditions. Many city streets are narrow, rough, and crowded with buses, trucks, rickshaws, pushcarts, animals, and pedestrians. Air-conditioning is strongly recommended. Driving is on the left, but both right-hand and left-hand-drive vehicles may be used. Bicycle rickshaws, baby-taxis (small three-wheeled motorized vehicles), and buses provide public transportation. Nevertheless, both the RMO and the RSO strongly advise Mission employees not to use public transportation due to security and safety concerns. Often, a used car may be purchased from ...
Federal Transit Administration (FTA): (Formerly the Urban Mass Transportation Administration) operates under the authority of the Federal Transit Act, as amended (49 U.S.C. app. 1601 et seq.). The Federal Transit Act was repealed on July 5, 1994, and the Federal transit laws were codified and re-enacted as chapter 53 of Title 49, United States Code. The Federal Transit Administration was established as a component of the Department of Transportation by section 3 of Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1968 (5 U.S.C. app.), effective July 1, 1968. The missions of the Administration are 1) to assist in the development of improved mass transportation facilities, equipment, techniques, and methods, with the cooperation of mass transportation companies both public and private. 2) to encourage the planning and establishment of areawide urban mass transportation systems needed for economical and desirable urban development, with the cooperation of mass transportation companies both public and private. and 3) ...
Homestays: Live with a Dutch host and immerse yourself in the local language and culture. Whether youre placed with a single person or a family with children, youll have daily breakfast and lunch plus one additional meal with your host each week.. Residence Hall The Student Hotel: The Student Hotel Amsterdam West provides a comfortable housing option that American students may be most familiar with. Students live in single rooms with a private bathroom. Located about 20 minutes by bike or public transportation from the city center, this is a great option for students who prefer an American dorm style experience abroad.. Residence Halls De Key: Housing agency De Key provides studio apartments in a modern building, which is shared with Dutch and other international students. Students live in single rooms with a private bathroom and kitchenette. Located in Amsterdam West about 20 minutes by bike or public transportation from the city center, this is a great option for a student wanting to live as ...
Description. This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are also discussed. In addition, the effect of pricing policy and service quality on ridership and methods for estimating costs associated with proposed service changes are presented together with means to improve operations through real time intervention. This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, ...
One might wonder what the hell is up with the public transportation in Trondheim. We have among the most expensive bus tickets in Europe -- possibly the most expensive. Yet politicians pretend to promote public transportation. Their latest invention: in the middle of the city, we have a single block bus lane. If you dont know about this oddity, driving correctly through the inner city can be a bit...interesting. Especially since it is followed by a 30m stub of road where you have to get back onto the right lane in order to cross the next intersection. If you havent driven through there before and you dont know about this brainfart, things are going to get a bit busy as you try to figure it out with people on all sides driving rather aggressively ...
Parents can rely on various transportation options to allow their children to get around, such as carpooling, bicycling, walking, busing, public transportation and private transportation. The options...
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Transportation[edit]. The island is served by Jeju International Airport in Jeju City. The Seoul - Jeju City air route is by a ...
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Surface Transportation[edit]. Emerald Coast Rider (formerly Okaloosa County Transit)[18] operates bus services in the county.[ ...
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CDC created this road travel toolkit for transportation departments and other partners to help reach domestic travelers with ... Share CDC resources and content with transportation partners.. *Help transportation partners develop further COVID-19 materials ... Road Travel Toolkit for Transportation Partners. Road Travel Toolkit for Transportation Partners ... Protect Yourself When Using Transportation - Provides information on how to protect yourself and slow the spread of COVID-19 ...
We are asking all parents/guardians to complete the Transportation Request form for each of their students. You must complete ... If you have more than one student attending Liberty Schools or any other school that Liberty Schools provide transportation to ... you will be given an opportunity to completing another Transportation Request form when you submit this one. By providing your ...
Use this form to describe any issues you are having with transportation.. Please note: 1) Requests are not active until you ...
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* Delta Air Lines Inc. said it expanded its marketing arrangements with partners SAir Groups Swissair and Belgiums Sabena. Delta will sell tickets on Swissair flights between Zurich and Karachi,
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For information regarding Statewide Student Transportation System. providing transportation to students who attend Special ... Private Schools & Charter Schools: If either Jamestown or the destination district has a delay, transportation will be delayed ... You must live more than .75 miles from school to qualify for bus transportation. Elementary children may be required to walk up ... If either Jamestown or the destination district cancels school, transportation will be cancelled. ...
PwCs Transportation and logistics practice provides guidance in such areas as international and domestic airlines; airports; ... Transportation & logistics. The transportation and logistics industry is confronting immense change: digital transformation, ... More than 5,800 people at PwC are specialised on the transportation and logistics industry and its sub-sectors. ... What does the future hold for the transportation & logistics industry? How will business models be disrupted? Whos driving ...
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NREL and its partners are developing an innovative "flow" battery that will use organic liquids to store energy, pumping these liquids through an electrode to charge and discharge the battery. Large tanks of organic liquids could store more energy, resulting in longer vehicle range.. NREL has also joined the U.S. Department of Energys new Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Next Generation Power Electronics, which is working to speed the development of wide bandgap technology for electronics. This could lead to electronics that perform better, are smaller, and cost less.. ...
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  • A politically sensitive White House is fixated on short-term job creation, not the long-term investments needed to ensure that the nation's transportation backbone is healthy enough to support productivity and investment. (nationalreview.com)
  • Compounding these challenges is the leadership at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), which includes a cabinet-level secretary, Ray LaHood, known more for legislative dealmaking than for an understanding of the nation's transportation needs and challenges. (nationalreview.com)
  • Learn about doing business with TSA in support of its mission to protect the nation's transportation systems. (tsa.gov)
  • TSA implements congressionally legislated security fees to help finance the cost of securing the nation's transportation systems. (tsa.gov)
  • Transportation in Florida includes a variety of options, including Interstate Highways , United States and Florida State Roads , Amtrak and commuter rail services, airports , public transportation , and ports, in a number of the state's counties and regions . (wikipedia.org)
  • As isolated societies accumulated surpluses in goods, services, personnel unneeded for primary economic activities, and transportation resources, and as tastes were developed for unavailable goods and services, regular trading over established longdistance routes increased markedly in scope and quantity (Childe 1942, chapters 3-4). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Transportation and Parking Services offers the Boston College community a single location for all transportation and parking information. (bc.edu)
  • Transportation and Parking Services coordinates and/or assists in the coordination of all transportation-related services and programs for special events, athletic events, handicapped access and parking, signage, way-finding, all rideshare activities, and many other related services. (bc.edu)
  • K&S Corporation (KSC) is a provider of truck freight transportation and logistics and warehousing services, with operations in Australia and New Zealand. (slideshare.net)
  • Qantas Airways Limited (QAN) is an airline company engaged in the operation of both domestic and international air transportation services. (slideshare.net)
  • To purchase a permit outside the registration window, you must submit a written application to Transportation Services. (uky.edu)
  • Contact Transportation Services for availability, pricing, and application information. (uky.edu)
  • Customer Account Manager - Transportation Services now offers the ability to make real-time changes to your customer account. (uky.edu)
  • VTS provides qualifying Veterans with free transportation services to and/or from participating VA medical centers (VAMCs) in a multi-passenger van. (va.gov)
  • The solicitation, which was set aside for small businesses, was issued to offerors holding Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contracts under General Services Administration (GSA) Transportation, Delivery and Relocation Solutions, Schedule 48. (gao.gov)
  • Travelers may rent a car at their destination but public transportation and shuttle services should be considered. (brown.edu)
  • Elgible students may collect a UPASS and anyone can purchase an M-Card at the Transportation Services office during regular office hours. (uwm.edu)
  • If a student loses the UPASS issued to them, there is a $25.00 replacement fee, and Transportation Services can only issue one replacement UPASS to each student per semester. (uwm.edu)
  • Students must come to the Transportation Services office with their student ID in order to get a replacement. (uwm.edu)
  • This purchase may be made at the UWM Transportation Services office in the UWM Student Union WG25. (uwm.edu)
  • As the best value provider of Transportation Protective Services (TPS) to the Department of Defense, we meet or exceed the most rigorous standards in the industry every day. (issuu.com)
  • AHP provides access to medical treatment and care through the provision of medical transportation services. (afterhoursproject.org)
  • Clicking this button will display the AIM login for Member Services and Transportation Route Report. (alsde.edu)
  • This plan is consistent with the Washington Transportation Plan , which establishes a 20-year vision for the state's transportation system and recommends statewide transportation policies and strategies to the legislature and Governor. (codepublishing.com)
  • The California Energy Commission invests in projects that support innovation and accelerate the development of advanced transportation and fuel technologies that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality, promote economic development, and reduce the state's dependence on petroleum. (ca.gov)
  • The California Energy Commission's Clean Transportation Program (also known as the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program) supports the state's transition to cleaner transportation. (ca.gov)
  • Request to extend the Period of Project Completion for one Proposition 116 intercity rail project for the Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC) for $450,000. (ca.gov)
  • To improve methods used to compare critical intercity transportation investment and policy decisions. (ualberta.ca)
  • There is a single nationwide allowance for public transportation based on Bureau of Labor Statistics expenditure data for mass transit fares for a train, bus, taxi, ferry, etc. (irs.gov)
  • one for the Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority for $376,000 and one for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority for $5,510,000. (ca.gov)
  • A mass-transit account was created in the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982, diverting one-ninth of gas- and diesel-tax revenues to public-transit operations and projects. (nationalreview.com)
  • Transportation Network Companies and transit innovations like the Hyperloop are also changing the way we move. (planning.org)
  • This means that as growth occurs, the City will provide adequate public facilities and a transportation system that supports walking, biking, and public transit, as well as vehicles. (codepublishing.com)
  • Employment opportunities are available both in the public sector (e.g., federal and provincial government transportation ministries, regional and municipal roads, traffic and transit agencies) and the private sector (e.g., engineering consultants, trucking, railroad and airline companies, vehicle manufacturing). (mcgill.ca)
  • Recognizing the importance of public transit in a resilient transportation system, the federal $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act , included an immediate $25 billion in emergency funding for public transit. (forbes.com)
  • Taxis are available at the train station for transportation to the hotel. (siam.org)
  • however, there is a growing awareness across communities that transportation systems impact quality of life and health. (cdc.gov)
  • The term "transportation" is used variously to designate the process, the means, or the systems whereby socially meaningful objects are conveyed through space. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A number of the major cities of the world originated as settlements at what were break-in bulk points for the transportation systems of the time. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Then we have a couple of groups in our Center for Transportation Analysis focusing on data analysis and the soft science around congestion, intelligent transportation systems, and data for consumers and decision makers. (sae.org)
  • TSL helps protect our nation's civilian air transportation systems. (dhs.gov)
  • These prospective blows to the U.S. transportation system are drawing attention to the need for significant changes in the design, planning, construction, operation and maintenance of the transportation systems. (redorbit.com)
  • Previously, these transportation systems were built using weather and climate predictions based on historical data. (redorbit.com)
  • Harry Schwartz Junior, past president and chairman of the engineering firm Sverdrup/Jacobs Civil Inc., and president of the committee in charge of writing this report said, "The time has come for transportation professionals to acknowledge and confront the challenges posed by climate change and to incorporate the most current scientific knowledge into the planning of transportation systems. (redorbit.com)
  • Transportation has always played an essential role in the development of society, originally with regard to trade routes and harbours, but more recently with regard to land- and air-based systems as well. (mcgill.ca)
  • It is the transportation engineer's responsibility to plan, design, build, operate and maintain these systems of transport, in such a way as to provide for the safe, efficient and convenient movement of people and goods. (mcgill.ca)
  • Increasing environmental concerns have revived an interest in the development and management of public transportation systems. (mcgill.ca)
  • Some of the benefits highlighted in the report are job creation, remaining globally competitive as other countries invest in modern transportation systems, and helping households achieve affordable living. (aarp.org)
  • While this policy brief does not focus specifically on how older adults can benefit from improved transportation systems, the recommended action steps will impact them. (aarp.org)
  • Now, as we look to recovery, incorporating shared mobility and innovation into federal funding allocated for equitable, sustainable, and efficient transportation systems is urgently needed. (forbes.com)
  • The Moving Forward Framework has the potential to accelerate US transportation systems' capacity to deal with the current crisis, delicately, and prepare for crises to come by building a more resilient, sustainable, and inclusive mobility that serves everyone. (forbes.com)
  • Blockchain solutions like supply chain transparency, smarter loyalty programs, and maintenance tracking are a perfect fit for travel and transportation. (ibm.com)
  • Engage an expert to learn more about solutions for travel and transportation entities. (ibm.com)
  • His background in multimodal planning, traffic operations, and education helps clients discover and deliver innovative transportation solutions for complex projects such as the City of LA's Mobility Element, the LA Union Station Master Plan, and LA County's Active Transportation Strategic Plan. (planning.org)
  • Now more than ever, as state governments struggle with massive budget deficits, and communities suffer under burgeoning traffic, support for sensible transportation solutions is in peril. (apta.com)
  • Argonne's transportation research efforts bring together scientists and engineers from many disciplines to find cost-effective solutions to critical issues like foreign-oil dependency and greenhouse gas emissions. (anl.gov)
  • With this goal in mind, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified transportation policies that can have profound positive impact on health. (cdc.gov)
  • In his campaign's transportation plan , de Blasio said he would "stop waiting on Albany and fight for home rule" so the city can "install red light cameras and speed enforcement cameras around hundreds of schools and senior centers. (gothamgazette.com)
  • Learn about transportation and climate change, as well as EPA programs to reduce carbon pollution. (epa.gov)
  • Given that transportation is a basic support to social organization and communication, it requires systematic organization in the interest of reliability. (encyclopedia.com)
  • This policy brief uses data to support the economic opportunity associated with investing in transportation. (aarp.org)
  • Support transportation investments that create sustainable, affordable communities. (aarp.org)
  • An important part of AST's statutory mission to encourage, facilitate, and promote commercial space transportation is specifically in support of the continuous improvement of the safety of launch vehicles designed to carry humans. (faa.gov)
  • The purpose of the center is to provide research materials, strategies and other forms of support on the benefits of public transportation. (apta.com)
  • CFTE is a clearinghouse for information in support of quality transportation choices. (apta.com)
  • Funds projects that support the adoption of clean transportation powered by alternative and renewable fuels. (ca.gov)
  • The Grand Prize and People's Choice award winners were presented with $10,000 cash prizes to be used to support a charity or transportation-related scholarship program of the agencies' choosing. (prweb.com)
  • Pupil Transportation provides support and professional development for local transportation departments throughout Alabama. (alsde.edu)
  • By virtue of its accomplished experts, cutting-edge facilities and partnerships, TSL offers the homeland security community and transportation security partners the ability to advance detection technology from conception to deployment through applied research, test and evaluation, assessment, certification and qualification testing. (dhs.gov)
  • Transportation innovative partnerships. (wa.gov)
  • Using both qualitative and quantitative analysis, this study found improving transportation multimodal connectivity has a positive impact on multilateral trade across countries and regions along China Belt and Road Initiative. (rand.org)
  • CDC created this road travel toolkit for transportation departments and other partners to help reach domestic travelers with COVID-19 prevention messaging during road travel. (cdc.gov)
  • Although using public transportation has historically been safer than highway travel in light duty vehicles, highway travel has grown more quickly than other modes of travel. (cdc.gov)
  • Predict future maintenance needs for travel and transportation assets. (sas.com)
  • This page addresses travel and transportation records. (usda.gov)
  • IBM Global Travel & Transportation Industries Global Managing Director Dee Waddell discusses how he's working with global airlines on infusing AI, mobile, and cloud to bring teams together and improve operations. (ibm.com)
  • A new section of eastbound Interstate 4 that is scheduled to open as early as Tuesday morning is expected to create more than three miles of travel lanes, the Florida Department of Transportation said. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • The Ground Transportation Policy articulates those expenses that are reimbursable for travel by Train, Bus, Rental Car, and use of Personal Vehicle. (brown.edu)
  • or provide tourists with travel or transportation information. (bls.gov)
  • Excludes "Travel Agents" (41-3041), "Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks" (43-4081), and "Cashiers" (41-2011) who sell tickets for local transportation. (bls.gov)
  • Chisinau's three bus stations serve routes across the country linking cities, towns and villages, with bus travel the most economical and comfortable form of public transportation. (iexplore.com)
  • With the power of the world's #1 CRM platform, transportation, travel, and hospitality industries can now provide personalised, frictionless experiences. (salesforce.com)
  • page#In short, the fund started out as a federal commitment to linking the nation together with a series of European-style autobahns, but today pays for just about anything that can be called transportation. (nationalreview.com)
  • Consult our uwm.edu/transportation/wheelchairaccessiblebusing page for additional information regarding accessibility. (uwm.edu)
  • Clicking this button will display the Pupil Transportation FAQs page. (alsde.edu)
  • AFTER DAYS OF POSTURING from both sides, Gov. Deval Patrick and legislative leaders may finally huddle mid-field to agree on a smaller transportation finance plan that whittles down operating gaps at MassDOT and the MBTA and provides some funding for capital investments, but holds the line on sizable tax increases. (northeastern.edu)
  • On March 23, 2016, MassDOT recognized BC Transportation & Parking's efforts toward making a more sustainable Massachusetts at the first annual Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards. (bc.edu)
  • AAA congratulates Caltrans and Florida DOT for these two award-winning projects that clearly illustrate the mobility and safety benefits gained from well planned and executed transportation projects," said Jill Ingrassi, AAA managing director of government relations and traffic safety advocacy. (prweb.com)
  • Statewide transportation planning. (wa.gov)
  • The program, which also made its performance debut Tuesday morning by handling seven arraignments, will use $120,000 worth of video cameras and monitors to cut down on prisoner transportation to the county's five courthouses, officials said. (latimes.com)
  • Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board were among the agencies inspecting the scene at Green Bay Road and 29th Street. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Government and non-government agencies are seeking innovative policies and programs that protect and promote health while accomplishing the primary transportation objectives. (cdc.gov)
  • If you have more than one student attending Liberty Schools or any other school that Liberty Schools provide transportation to, you will be given an opportunity to completing another Transportation Request form when you submit this one. (google.com)
  • CDC supports strategies that can provide a balanced portfolio of transportation choices that supports health and reduces health care costs. (cdc.gov)
  • If the amount claimed for Ownership Costs, Operating Costs or Public Transportation is more than the total allowed by the transportation standards, the taxpayer must provide documentation to substantiate those expenses are necessary living expenses. (irs.gov)
  • TSL's Independent Test and Evaluation group provides certification and qualification tests and laboratory assessments that provide DHS components, including the Transportation Security Administration, with critical information about equipment and its ability to detect explosives. (dhs.gov)
  • The undergraduate core and technical complementary program provide for a solid grounding in transportation engineering sufficient for related professional employment. (mcgill.ca)
  • While Driver and Traffic Safety Education places emphasis on making sure that students are safe drivers, School Bus Instructors place emphasis on ensuring that all bus drivers have the knowledge and resources necessary to provide safe transportation for the students each day. (alsde.edu)
  • Biomedical Transportation Specialists are asked to commit to at least two shifts per month and must have a valid driver's license and proof of insurance. (redcross.org)
  • Currently, no Federal regulations are in place related to food transportation, but many states and counties have the ability to regulate food in transport through state/local food safety laws. (in.gov)
  • Based on eligibility and availability, we'll match you with volunteer drivers, transportation providers working with the American Cancer Society, or other local resources. (cancer.org)
  • Three State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) local projects totaling $300,000. (ca.gov)
  • Request to Extend the Period of Project Allocation for ten local State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) projects totaling $19,473,000. (ca.gov)
  • Biomedical Transportation Specialist volunteers are essential in providing life-saving care to thousands of patients in San Diego County by delivering the blood products to patients in local hospitals. (redcross.org)
  • This policy brief, produced by Transportation for America, identifies the benefits of such improvements, with particular emphasis on economic development. (aarp.org)
  • As one of the U.S. Department of Energy's lead laboratories for research in hybrid powertrains, batteries, and fuel-efficient technologies, Argonne's transportation program is critical to advancing the development of next-generation vehicles. (anl.gov)
  • Transportation policies are needed to improve the safety of motor vehicles and their occupants to prevent crashes, and advances in medical care are needed to increase the survivability of victims of crashes that do occur. (cdc.gov)
  • Expanding the availability of, safety for, and access to a variety of transportation options and integrating health-enhancing choices into transportation policy has the potential to save lives by preventing chronic diseases, reducing and preventing motor-vehicle-related injury and deaths, improving environmental health, while stimulating economic development, and ensuring access for all people. (cdc.gov)
  • Improving the safety and efficiency of motor vehicles and their occupants is critical to improving transportation policy and the public's health. (cdc.gov)
  • I s U.S. transportation policy beyond salvation? (nationalreview.com)
  • Federal transportation policy is in disarray. (nationalreview.com)
  • Finally, the U.S. DOT is trying to make up for decades of policy abdication by state departments of transportation - even though it lacks the resources and constitutional mandate to buy and deliver everything on the smorgasbord of transportation improvements that analysts and politicos say we need. (nationalreview.com)
  • That was the principle on which the federal government's foray into national transportation policy rested when President Eisenhower shepherded legislation through Congress creating the interstate highways in 1956. (nationalreview.com)
  • And the Highway Trust Fund is not the only element of federal transportation policy that has lost direction. (nationalreview.com)
  • The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for ensuring protection of the public, property, and the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States during commercial launch or reentry activities, and to encourage, facilitate, and promote U.S. commercial space transportation. (faa.gov)
  • Ground transportation expenses will be paid and/or reimbursed if the expenses are within the guidelines of this policy. (brown.edu)
  • FARGO, N.D. (AP) - The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the Highway Patrol have lifted an advisory which recommended against traveling on Interstate 29 from Fargo to the Canadian border because snow and strong winds. (ap.org)
  • The city Department of Transportation told the Council that reducing the speed limit would conflict with state law. (gothamgazette.com)
  • The Virginia Department of Transportation shuttered many rest areas as a result of a continuing transportation funding crisis. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Students, faculty, staff and visitors will find information on Boston College parking rules and regulations, inter-campus transportation, commuting aids, maps, directions, and a host of links to the greater Boston area. (bc.edu)
  • Annual report of street operations to secretary of transportation: RCW 35.21.260 . (wa.gov)
  • All of these factors compromise highways, runways, and railways, which could lead to a complete transportation meltdown. (redorbit.com)
  • Our future streets will work for all modes of transportation - thanks to our investment in sidewalks, bike lanes, trees, and safe crossings. (codepublishing.com)