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Record-Breaking Summer Closes with Occupancy Dip, but Optimism for Fall

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

In general, people are booking well ahead for their holiday travel this year.

Key Points: 
  • In general, people are booking well ahead for their holiday travel this year.
  • The week of Thanksgiving is booking 38% higher than in 2019 and 85% higher than 2020.
  • "The surge in fall bookings shows that people don't want to risk losing the most desirable properties for their family get-togethers.
  • After a high booking summer, supply in top destinations is still not enough to satiate existing demand, even at higher rates," said Scott Shatford, AirDNA CEO.

Iteris Selected by City of Suffolk, VA for Traffic Signal Timing Engineering Services

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:30pm

(NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that it has been awarded an open-ended annual services on-call contract by the City of Suffolk, Virginia s Department of Public Works for traffic signal optimization engineering services, representing continued demand for Iteris specialized consulting services in a key geographic market.

Key Points: 
  • (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that it has been awarded an open-ended annual services on-call contract by the City of Suffolk, Virginia s Department of Public Works for traffic signal optimization engineering services, representing continued demand for Iteris specialized consulting services in a key geographic market.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210922005216/en/
    Iteris Selected by City of Suffolk, VA for Traffic Signal Timing Engineering Services (Photo: Business Wire)
    Under the contract, which is renewable for an additional four years with an estimated potential value of up to $1 million, Iteris will develop signal timing plans for key signalized intersections, provide vehicle turn movement counts, perform before-and-after corridor analysis, develop hurricane evacuation timing plans and Interstate 664 diversion timing plans, and design intelligent transportation system (ITS) equipment plans.
  • The City of Suffolk encompasses 1,600 roadway miles for which Iteris ITS experts will support traffic management operations, emergency planning and operations, and the deployment of new technologies.
  • We apply cloud computing, artificial intelligence, advanced sensors, advisory services and managed services to achieve safe, efficient and sustainable mobility.

Rad Power Bikes Reimagines Transportation, Introduces RadCity 5 Plus in North America and Europe on World Car Free Day

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

SEATTLE and UTRECHT, Netherlands, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Rad Power Bikes™, North America's largest electric bike brand, unveils the RadCity 5 Plus, the next generation of its versatile commuter ebike giving urban dwellers the freedom to adopt healthier, affordable and convenient alternative transportation options in their daily lives. Featuring a removable semi-integrated battery, a custom geared-hub motor that climbs hills 40 percent faster*, and an easy-to-read interface, the RadCity 5 Plus gives riders the ultimate performance required to navigate city traffic, busy streets, and challenging hills with ease. This is the inaugural introduction of the RadCity line for Europe, where Rad Power Bikes has an established foothold and is seeing triple-digit sales growth year over year.

Key Points: 
  • "Ebikes represent a clear solution for the precarious condition of our planet," said Mike Radenbaugh, founder and CEO of Rad Power Bikes.
  • To build a category-leading commuter ebike, Rad Power Bikes centered RadCity 5 Plus' design enhancements on rider performance, comfort, and style.
  • "Europe is one of Rad Power Bikes' fastest-growing markets," said Arno Saladin, European business director, Rad Power Bikes.
  • Rad Power Bikes is launching the new RadCity 5 Plus today, in celebration of World Car Free Day to encourage people to use alternative forms of transportation.

Rad Power Bikes Reimagines Transportation, Introduces RadCity 5 Plus in North America and Europe on World Car Free Day

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

SEATTLE and UTRECHT, Netherlands, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Rad Power Bikes™, North America's largest electric bike brand, unveils the RadCity 5 Plus, the next generation of its versatile commuter ebike giving urban dwellers the freedom to adopt healthier, affordable and convenient alternative transportation options in their daily lives. Featuring a removable semi-integrated battery, a custom geared-hub motor that climbs hills 40 percent faster*, and an easy-to-read interface, the RadCity 5 Plus gives riders the ultimate performance required to navigate city traffic, busy streets, and challenging hills with ease. This is the inaugural introduction of the RadCity line for Europe, where Rad Power Bikes has an established foothold and is seeing triple-digit sales growth year over year.

Key Points: 
  • "Ebikes represent a clear solution for the precarious condition of our planet," said Mike Radenbaugh, founder and CEO of Rad Power Bikes.
  • To build a category-leading commuter ebike, Rad Power Bikes centered RadCity 5 Plus' design enhancements on rider performance, comfort, and style.
  • "Europe is one of Rad Power Bikes' fastest-growing markets," said Arno Saladin, European business director, Rad Power Bikes.
  • Rad Power Bikes is launching the new RadCity 5 Plus today, in celebration of World Car Free Day to encourage people to use alternative forms of transportation.

Mandalika Circuit to have Multiplier Effect on Lombok Tourism

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 8:00am

LOMBOK, INDONESIA, Sept 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Mandalika International Circuit will have a multiplier effect on the development of the Mandalika Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and the welfare of residents in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara province and surrounding areas, a House of Representatives member said.

Key Points: 
  • LOMBOK, INDONESIA, Sept 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Mandalika International Circuit will have a multiplier effect on the development of the Mandalika Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and the welfare of residents in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara province and surrounding areas, a House of Representatives member said.
  • Tourists at Kuta Beach, Mandalika Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Central Lombok, Indonesia, August 15, 2021.
  • There is an aspect of a multiplier effect for the benefit of the welfare of the community."
  • "The Mandalika Circuit is expected to help drive the development and promotion of tourism in the Mandalika SEZ, Lombok, and also Indonesia," Andreas added.

West Mining Commences Drilling on The Kena Copper Zone, Kena Property, BC

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 6:52pm

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Mining Corp. (West or the Company) (CSE: WEST) (OTC: WESMF) has now commenced the 2021 diamond drilling program on the Kena Copper Zone area of its 100% owned Kena gold and copper project in southeastern British Columbia.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Mining Corp. (West or the Company) (CSE: WEST) (OTC: WESMF) has now commenced the 2021 diamond drilling program on the Kena Copper Zone area of its 100% owned Kena gold and copper project in southeastern British Columbia.
  • The over 8500 hectare Kena Project, consists of the Kena, Daylight and Athabasca Properties which trend along a 20 kilometre long favourable mineralized belt.
  • Broad zones of low grade copper mineralization (0.1 to 0.5% copper) were intersected by this historic drilling.
  • The Kena Property also hosts the large Kena Copper Zone, along with with the historic Euphrates and Gold Cup gold-silver mines.

A2GO Autonomous Shuttle Service Launches In Ann Arbor On October 11

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 6:00pm

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- May Mobility , Mcity and Ann Arbor SPARK today inaugurated the launch of A2GO , a new autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle service serving the Ann Arbor community.

Key Points: 
  • ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- May Mobility , Mcity and Ann Arbor SPARK today inaugurated the launch of A2GO , a new autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle service serving the Ann Arbor community.
  • "We are proud to bring our autonomous shuttle service to not just our hometown, but the place where our technology was born."
  • On October 12, 2021, May Mobility will host an official launch event in Ann Arbor offering demonstrations of its autonomous technology.
  • "Mcity is excited to be a partner in bringing A2GO to Ann Arbor," said Greg McGuire, Associate Director at Mcity.

Defense Metals Drills 215 Metres Carbonatite in First Hole At Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Deposit

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:45pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Defense Metals Corp. ("Defense Metals" or the "Company") (TSXV: DEFN) (OTCQB: DFMTF) (FSE: 35D) is pleased to provide an update with respect to its ongoing Wicheeda Rare Earth Element (REE) deposit resource expansion and delineation diamond drill program.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Defense Metals Corp. ("Defense Metals" or the "Company") (TSXV: DEFN) (OTCQB: DFMTF) (FSE: 35D) is pleased to provide an update with respect to its ongoing Wicheeda Rare Earth Element (REE) deposit resource expansion and delineation diamond drill program.
  • The program is progressing on schedule and is currently on the 4th drill hole, with over 750 metres drilled to date.
  • is available under Defense Metals Corp.'s profile on SEDAR (www.sedar.com)
    Drill hole WI21-33 (350az/-80o) was designed to test the North Zone of the Wicheeda REE Deposit, which remains open to expansion, and collared into visually REE mineralized carbonatite, and remained in carbonatite to a depth of 220 metres downhole.
  • Defense Metals has an option to acquire 100% of the 1,708 hectare Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Property located near Prince George, British Columbia, Canada.

A $378.9 Million Global Opportunity for Detonators by 2026 - New Research from StrategyR

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:40pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Detonators - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" .

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Detonators - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" .
  • In the global Construction segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 2.7% CAGR estimated for this segment.
  • This influencer driven interactive research platform is at the core of our primary research engagements and draws from unique perspectives of participating executives worldwide.
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc., ( www.strategyr.com ) is a renowned market research publisher the world`s only influencer driven market research company.

VERITY NOW Announces Public Policy Powerhouses Beth Brooke and Susan Molinari as Co-Chairs

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:01pm

Brooke and Molinari bring decades of experience fighting for women's safety and equality to VERITY NOW.

Key Points: 
  • Brooke and Molinari bring decades of experience fighting for women's safety and equality to VERITY NOW.
  • "Outdated crash test standards put women at risk every time we get behind the wheel of our cars.
  • "We are thrilled to welcome Beth and Susan to VERITY NOW," said Catherine McCullough, a transportation policy expert, and VERITY NOW coalition member.
  • "Together, Beth and Susan are helping create a more equitable and safer future for all.