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Amtrak Marks the 20th Anniversary of ADA

October 17, 2010 admin Comments Off Articles

“As the nation observes the 20th anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Amtrak officials recognize the significant progress the company has made toward serving the community with disabilities while acknowledging that work remains to be done.” Read the entire article here

Airport Improvement Magazine, September 2010

September 17, 2010 admin Comments Off Articles

Dulles Aims for World-Class Status With Expansion of International Arrivals Building
While traffic at most U.S. airports has generally declined, Washington Dulles International Airport has seen a continuing increase in international traffic – including significant gains throughout the recession. Today, more than one quarter of passengers at Dulles is traveling in or out on international flights…
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Airport Improvement Magazine, April 2010

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Dulles Debuts $1.5 Billion Train System
More than seven years of construction came to fruition in January, when Washington Dulles International Airport opened its much-anticipated AeroTrain to the traveling public. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority president and CEO, James E. Bennett, spent the morning before the grand opening ceremonies riding the automated train with everyday passengers…
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Airport Improvement Magazine, August 2008

August 13, 2008 admin Comments Off Articles

Dulles Concourse Gains 15 Gates
The third expansion of Concourse B has proved to be a charm for Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). IAD’s Concourse B has been built in stages with an initial section opened in 1998 followed by an expansion in April 2003. In January 2008, the latest extension opened to the public wiht a $137 million, 15-gate addendum that took the concourse to its maximum footprint…
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Sound & Communications Magazine, February 2008

February 16, 2008 admin Comments Off Articles

Info on the Fast Track: Public and digital signage keep VA passengers ‘in the know.’
For an average daily ridership of 17,000, the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) provides train information for all passengers, including those with sight and hearing disabilities, in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. Accordingly, International Display Systems (IDS), Dayton OH, installed a new Variable Message Sign System (VMS) at the railway’s Operation Control Center in Alexandria VA, and at 18 commuter stations in Northern Virginia and Washington DC. The VMS provides current train status information and passenger information via synchronized video display and audio announcements…
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Inc. Magazine, February 2008

February 16, 2008 admin Comments Off Articles

Behind the Scenes: The Business of the Airport
Making a BIG statement at Nashville International Airport! As part of their “Terminal Renovation”, the MUFIDS upgrade features two new 19′ x 13′ Daktronics LED signs used as Departure Directory boards, as featured in the Inc. Magazine spread. Additionally, more photos of the Nashville International Airport project can be found in our Gallery.
To see the photo spread here