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382 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"  More people are riding Twin Cities buses and trains, according to 2014 data released last week by the Metropolitan Council. Here are some of the highlights: Overall picture Transit providers in the seven-county metro area delivered 97.7 million..."
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408 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Photo credit: USDA Interest in organic products has boomed over the last several years, between 2004 and 2016 sales of organic food more than tripled (from $11.1 billion to $39 billion), but farmers are finding it difficult to keep up with demand. Pa..."

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91 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales, marketing
"Jason M. Lemkin It varies.  But as a rule: Top engineers will all be give retention packages, extra money / RSUs / options designed to keep them for 2-4 years. All engineers and product people will want to be kept. Then, either: Theyll want to k..."

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1618 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales, business
"Mark Humphrey / AP NASHVILLEThis is one of Americas booming cities. An average of 82 people move here every a day, amounting to a growth rate of 12.7 percent between 2000 and 2013. And, as is the case in many booming cities, the traffic is terrible..."
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131 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
sales
"The number of people using Charlotte's transit system has dropped and officials say that's because of lower gas prices. The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/1XfiOsM ) that the number of riders of buses and the light rail line is down about..."
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145 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
sales
"FordAlong with the Mustangs muscle cars and GT supercars we expected to see cited inFord press releases, one unusual vehicle keeps popping up. It's a van. Yes, a van. Specifically, it's the the Transit Connect an unconventional-looking minivanwhich ..."

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443 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"It was a record setting year for the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority as the agency provided more than 2.965 million rides during 2015. That was a 5.5 percent increase over the 2.812 million rides provided last year and up from up from 2.7 million..."

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190 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"The course introduces the main features of Russian industrialisation before and under state socialism and post-socialist transition. It shows the historical foundations of the economic models now used to analyse this experience and to prescribe marke..."

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205 words • advanced • 3 years ago
business
"How partnerships can spur our transition to a low-carbon economy Yvo de Boer Director-General Global Green Growth Institute ©Rights reserved For the past decade or so, there has been a lot of debate in policy circles on how to get governments and..."

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278 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Energy policy for smart grids is still far behind technology, but the UK Energy Research Center (UKERC) found that a regional perspective on energy policy and research would better help integrate policymaking decisions. "The aging of existing energy..."

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368 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"The recent Federal budget and extended election campaign have made us all familiar with the term transition to a new economy. To coin a phrase used by RBA deputy Governor Philip Lowe “…the Australian economy is in a period of transition: a transi..."

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1342 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Los Angeles transit ridership has fallen even more than a recent Los Angeles Times front page story indicated, according to Thomas A. Rubin, who served as Chief Financial Officer (auditor/controller) of the Southern California Rapid Transit District ..."
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455 words • advanced • 2 years, 3 months ago
startups, finance, business
"Moulton believes that the longer- term outlook for the industry is generally poor because competition will put pressure on profits. Other challenges facing the industry are prospects for sluggish demand, slow earnings growth and rising nuclear operat..."

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927 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"San Francisco hasnt built nearly as much residential development as it ought to have in recent, well, decades. Lately whatever housing has emerged downtown received an enormous benefit: developers werent required to pay a fee for the congestion they ..."

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177 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"The broadband cable and telecommunications equipment supplier, which announced the deal in July, said that a "smooth transition process" is now its major focus. Technetix has integrated the acquired business into its existing US operations in Denver..."

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212 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"London– The worlds biggest banks are ill-prepared for the effects of climate change and lenders are making insufficient effort to fund a transition to a low-carbon economy, an industry report said on Thursday. Of the worlds 10 largest banks, only Ban..."

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904 words • advanced • 2 years, 2 months ago
hr
"By Elaine M. Cummings, contributing writer There are few things related to change management in an organization that rival the importance of a team's workspace. After all, their office can feel almost like a second home to them. You can imagine w..."
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1956 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"BOSTON—If you were in a generous mood, you might call the public transportation system here troubled. Otherwise, you’d call it an ancient, broke, disorganized, mess. The MBTA owes $9 billion in debt. Trains are old. They often can’t run in the snow, ..."

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865 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
"Neustar , Inc. (NYSE: NSR ) a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services and analytics, today announced that noted U.S. Department of Defense IT leader Michael E. Krieger has agreed to direct the company's newly formed Local Number P..."

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54 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
tourism
"Here's a crazy question for you. Do you think customer service should be about you or the city? Hi. I'm Sandra from Burlington Transit. We need your input as we create a new customer service strategy. Please visit burlington.ca/customerservice to fi..."
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