Transportation
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9/20/2018

Commercial trucks will not have full access to the Port of Wilmington in North Carolina until Monday due to the lingering Hurricane Florence-related floodwaters. However, a large transport ship will arrive in the port to provide relief supplies to the area.

9/20/2018

Improving your awareness of who you are, how you behave and what you need helps with your career and has grounding in research, writes LaRae Quy. "Inaccurate self-assessment leads to sales targets that can't be met, deadlines that can't be carried out and performances that are promised but not delivered," she writes.

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LaRae Quy
9/20/2018

Just as the ancient Greeks talked about ethos, logos and pathos, making persuasive arguments today requires credibility and logic, as well as an emotional appeal, says Carmine Gallo, Harvard instructor and author. "Everything about human nature -- from the stock market to where we invest to how we vote -- is based on our emotional narratives that we tell each other as groups and within individuals," he says.

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Carmine Gallo, Harvard
9/20/2018

Aimed at reducing carbon emissions and improving residents quality of life, a mobility as a service app was launched during the ITS World Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark. Piia Karjalainen of MaaS Alliance and ERITCO said the app needed accessible transportation data to improve mobility; a connected, service-based, automated electric ecosystem; and public-private partnerships.

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9/19/2018

Amazon, which earned 50 cents of every dollar spent online in the US last year, is impossible to beat at its own game, according to New York University business professor Scott Galloway, speaking this week at Recode's Code Commerce conference. A panel of retailer CEOs said opportunities do exist, such as Shopify's model of working closely with merchants and Macy's advantage of a physical presence.

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Amazon, Macy, Shopify
9/19/2018

Audi has announced that it will introduce a midsize electric sport utility vehicle in the US next year. Some analysts have said Audi's e-tron might not have the driving range of Tesla's Model X.

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9/19/2018

Google supports CarPlay in its 5.0 version of Google Maps. Available in the Apple's App Store, the software includes directions optimized by Google and points of interest that Apple Maps doesn't mention.

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VentureBeat
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Google, Apple
9/19/2018

Accurate vehicle detection is critical to the optimization of traffic flow in any traffic management network and Intelligent Transport System. The inductive loop technology has continued to evolve and is now refined to the point of being the most accurate, cost effective form of vehicle detection technology available today.

Reno A&E's EverLoop™ System achieves benchmark for Vehicle Detection Accuracy Technologies.

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renoae.com
9/19/2018

Maximize your learning by avoiding shortcuts and trying new things, especially in areas that you typically avoid, writes Jesse Sostrin. "When you look for the easy way, you'll save some time -- but the lack of learning and growth will ultimately limit your progress," he writes.

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Jesse Sostrin
9/19/2018

Construction of the Pandaan-Malang toll road project in Indonesia is at least two-thirds complete, and PT Jasa Marga, the company behind the project, has expressed optimism that it will be completed on time. The company received a 35-year concession.

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Antara (Indonesia)
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Jasa Marga