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Squeeze in, straphangers: Mass transit more popular than ever

LOS ANGELES — Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming.<p>Nearly 10.7 …

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Sochi 2014 WInter Olympics Cost: Sochi Transit Upgrades Cost $43 Billion

Yesterday, BostInno told you about the 5 most expensive Sochi Winter Olympic Venues. Despite basically constructing two new ski resorts, an enormous, …

New study released at CSCMP Annual Conference addresses “Big Data”

The fact that we’ve entered the Big Data era was among the major themes surfacing at the recently-concluded Council of Supply Chain Management …

What are the best elements of subway systems and stations worldwide that should be considered for universal adoption?

This is just off the top of my head; maybe someone else can comment on architecture or handling large flows of people. (Images from Wikipedia.)<p><b>Good</b> …

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Cellphone calls on planes? FCC chairman is not a fan

A day after the Federal Communications Commission said it is considering lifting the ban on cellphone calls on planes, the head of the panel said he would prefer that cellphones remain silent on planes.<p>"We understand that many passengers would prefer that voice calls not be made on airplanes," FCC …

The Predictive Business: When Real-Time is Not Enough

Business is moving faster than ever. And real time is no longer enough.<p>To get and stay ahead of the competition, companies must not only sense the …

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport new security check experience is sponsored by Marriott

<b>This article appeared earlier on Future Travel Experience</b><p>November 2013 | Improving the passenger experience at the security checkpoint has proved to …

Reflections on #SAP Social Sabbatical, Brazil | SAP Blogs

Lots have happened that I wanted to share with you since the last time I did a blog on one of the ways that SAP’s CSR efforts – The 2nd SAP social …

Airlines take care of passengers’ winter coats until their return

February 2011 | In our recent “Innovative Airlines” report we identified airlines that are putting an effort to differentiate themselves with …

Turkish Airlines lets start-ups pitch to Business Class passengers in-flight

<b>By Raymond Kollau, airlinetrends.com</b><p>November 2013 | Istanbul’s startup sector, known as the ‘Digital Bosphorus’, is thriving. As Wired reports this …

Qantas trials iPhone, Android app to order coffee at airport lounges

by David Flynn | November 12, 2013<p>Tired of lining up for your hit of barista-pulled coffee at the Qantas Club?<p>Qantas is trialling a new queue-busting …

Context Is The Future Of Customer Experience

28-October-2013 | Customer Experience<p>Context Is The Future Of Customer Experience<p>Our latest interview on the future of customer experience talked …

KLM: We Can Board A Boeing 737-800 In 17 Minutes

KLM is testing a new boarding process that it says can reduce the time required to board a 737-800 by about 20%, to 17 minutes from 22 minutes.<p>In the process, the boarding number is based on the passenger’s seat assignment. When boarding begins, the numbers are displayed on screens at the gate and …