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  ipedia.com: Metro Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The volume of passengers a metro train can carry is often quite high, and a metro system is often viewed as the backbone of a large city's public transportation system.
Metro systems have often been used to showcase economical, social, and technological achievements of a nation, especially in the Soviet Union and other socialist countries.
Some metro systems are built to the full size of main-line railways; others use smaller tunnels, restricting the size and sometimes the shape of the trains (in London the informal term tube train is commonly used), or use light rail rolling stock.
www.ipedia.com /metro.html   (1635 words)

 Madrid metro
The Madrid metro is the large metro system serving Madrid, the capital of Spain.
It is one of the largest metro systems in the world, which is especially remarkable considering Madrid's population of approximately four million.
The metro is operated by its own company, under the Department of Public Works, City Planning, and Transportation of the autonomous community of Madrid.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ma/Madrid_metro.html   (346 words)

 List of rapid transit systems - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is an alphabetical list of cities worldwide that have a rapid transit system, or a light-rail system with some elements of rapid transit.
See also: List of suburban and commuter rail systems, list of airport circulators, List of light-rail transit systems, List of town tramway (urban tramway, streetcar) systems, List of cities with trolleybuses, List of cities that no longer have trolleybuses.
The Wuhan Metro system is an elevated metro; in Chinese terminology, it is called light rail.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_metro_systems   (467 words)

 Metro Arts and Architecture - Metro Bits - mic-ro.co(s)m   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The metro in Ukraine's second largest city was inaugurated in 1975 and consists of about 30 stations, many of them with interesting architecture and lighting and built with materials like marble and granite.
Older ones (the metro opened in 1978) are more uniform but on the extension of line B and on the new line D, attention was given to more interesting design and stations have been planned by different architects.
Like other metro systems in the former Soviet Union, the stations have been built using exquisite materials and a few are decorated with socialist-style reliefs.
mic-ro.com /metro/metroart.html   (4267 words)

 List of metro systems: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Here is an alphabetical listing of cities which have a metro (also called underground or subway) system.
In this listing, the local names (if any apply) of the transport system are mentioned as well.
Some systems that are called light rail, but are essentially a metro system, are also included.
www.encyclopedian.com.cob-web.org:8888 /un/Underground-listing.html   (489 words)

 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/li/Lists.html   (444 words)

 Microsoft Readying a PDF-Killer?
Metro is the code name for a new XML-based document technology framework, to appear in Longhorn, Microsoft's next generation of Windows.
Metro is an open-format page description language that allows users to share, print, view and archive the layout versions of documents.
Metro includes a set of application programming interfaces to match the technology with other applications, a print-to-file converter and a viewer, which will be available for Longhorn, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP.
www.internetnews.com /ent-news/article.php/3500696   (791 words)

 unsolicitedDave: June 2003 Archives
While elevated trains are a succesfull part of any transit system, they have gained a bad reputation, primarily due to the unsightlyness and noise of double-rail steel-girder "L-trains" in major cities such as Chicago and New York (photo).
Japan's train system is impressive, totaling more than 22,000 miles of rail routes across japan, with over 150 miles of subway routes in Tokyo, it is the fourth largest in the world after New York, London, and Paris.
Moscow's metro is by far the most trafficed system in the world, with almost 9 million rides per day, despite having under 150 miles of track.
www.radwin.org /jeske/2003/06   (690 words)

 Metro Bowl, Baton Rouge: Home - Baton Rouge,LA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Metro Bowl (40 lanes) has been a top recreation venue in Baton Rouge since 1959 and has catered to leagues, tournaments, and the general public since that time.
Metro Bowl is known for the modern, clean look of our center and the professionalism and friendliness of our staff.
Metro Bowl provides a bowler’s proshop, snack bar area, and video and redemption game areas.
www.bowlmetro.com   (202 words)

 Metro Transportation Group - Your Transportation Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Metro Transportation Group, Inc. (Metro) was founded in 1980 in recognition of the need for specialized services in traffic engineering, transportation planning and signal systems/design.
The firm supplies professional services that are cost effective and responsive to a wide range of clients in both the private and public sectors.
Metro is proud of its ability to develop safe and effective transportation systems.
www.metrotransportation.com   (107 words)

 World Systems List of LRT, Tramways and Metros
This world systems list prepared by Michael Taplin, International News Editor was first published as an 8 page supplement to Light Rail and Modern Tramway in October 1997.
This list sets out all the passenger-carrying tramway, light railway and metro systems in the world as at January 2006 excluding airport shuttles, commuter/mainline rail, entertainment parks and funiculars.
The list has been corrected up to date - but undetected errors may have crept in during conversion and also the world moves on - if you know of changes which should be made - please tell us - Click here to send information
www.lrta.org /world/worldind.html   (336 words)

 AlterNet: B-List Blogs
This is a form born at a time when global communication systems are fast becoming the norm in many places, including the developing world.
What's surprising is that the bloggers themselves are striving just as hard to bring this chaos to an end as everybody else is. And they're doing it by setting up their own hierarchy of what's valuable in the blogosphere and what isn't.
And of course it's no accident that blogs are achieving some degree of legitimacy at the same time that bloggers are creating their own versions of the authoritarianism and money hunger that already plague the traditional media.
www.alternet.org /columnists/story/21453   (938 words)

 Getting Started with Metro
Metro SE is available from Cakewalk at www.cakewalk.com for $29.
The operating systems supported are Power PC/iMac with 8MB of RAM or more OMS and Quicktime Mac OS system 7.0 or later 32 MB or greater (realtime effects require more).
Click in the M box in the Track List to change whether a track is muted or not.
www.auburn.edu /~wallski/TechnologyPages/Metro   (1058 words)

 Learn more about List of transport topics in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Learn more about List of transport topics in the online encyclopedia.
Metro (underground, subway); see also List of metro systems
Tram, light rail (streetcar, trolley); see also List of light-rail transit systems
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_transport_topics.html   (179 words)

 News & Culture in Silicon Valley | Metro Silicon Valley Staff
This is a list of Metro Silicon Valley personnel as of 10/06.
Metro is available free of charge, limited to one copy per reader.
Metro may be distributed only by Metro's authorized distributors.
www.metroactive.com /about_us/metrostaff.html   (347 words)

 The Paris Metro (subway) System
The system boasts 211 km (131 miles) of track and 14 lines, shuttling 3500 cars on a precise schedule between 380 stations (not including RER stations), 87 of these offering connections between lines.
The system will then produce a map suitable for printing, detailed text instructions (lines, stops, and transfers where applicable), estimated travel time, and a button to plan your return trip.
A predecessor of the Métro, it was adopted as an urban railway system by all Parisians of the time.
www.discoverfrance.net /France/Paris/Paris_metro.shtml   (3080 words)

 Metro Ethernet Forum - Press Releases
The awards were presented by Nan Chen, President of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) at a ceremony held at Ethernet World, Beijing on Friday 28th October in the presence of over 1,600 IT professionals attending Nan Chen’s Keynote address.
Since Phase 1 of the program – focusing on systems and equipment certification – was launched in April this year, already 39 systems have been certified as complying with the MEF's Carrier Ethernet service specifications.
The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) announced today that twelve vendors will be demonstrating interoperability and scalability of Carrier Ethernet implementations, including E-Line (point to point) and E-LAN (multipoint) business applications plus residential triple play applications including voice over IP and video broadcasting traffic supplied by CPE devices and emulators.
www.metroethernetforum.org /pressreleases.htm   (3372 words)

 Used Cisco Products List
From there, choose from a list of accessories, modules, brackets, etc. available to configure your product.
If your product is not shown on this list please let us know about it.
This list was generated on Thursday, December 21, 2006.
www.alliancedatacom.com /cisco-product-list.asp   (164 words)

 List of metro systems : Subway listing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Metro Manila, Philippines (LRT; MRT-3 or Metrostar; MRT-2)
Rotterdam, the Netherlands 1968 (metro, operated by RET (http://www.ret.rotterdam.nl))
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www.termsdefined.net /su/subway-listing.html   (714 words)

 King County Community Transportation Program
Since 1994, Metro has subcontracted with local disability groups to provide free training services to teach persons with disabilities and seniors how to ride the regular bus.
Metro serves many popular destinations in King County and connects to several other transportation systems, including:
Metro provides emergency response, vehicle maintenance and repairs, driver training, and technical assistance to participating agencies.
transit.metrokc.gov /tops/accessible/access-ctp.html   (865 words)

 Metro Online Pass Sales
Regional bus and train travel on Metro in King County, Pierce Transit, Sound Transit, Everett Transit and on Community Transit in Snohomish County
For information on prices and fares, see Metro Fare Information.
Metro Transit is a division of the King County Department of Transportation
buypass.metrokc.gov   (206 words)

 UAS - A National Provider of Integrated Security Systems
Intrusion Alarm Systems are your first level of protection.
When your Intrusion Alarm System is activated, the UAS Central Station springs into action and can pinpoint the specific source of an alarm from the activated door, window, motion sensor, holdup button, etc.
UAS also employs Fire Systems Engineers who are certified by the National Institute for Certification of Engineering Technologies (NICET) who will design a fire alarm system that complies with Federal, State and Local codes including the Americans with Disabilities Act.
www.uas.com /metro-alarmSys.html   (233 words)

 Metro Magazine (Features)
Other agencies faced more daunting challenges, such as a lack of community support, lack of interest from local governments and severe service cutbacks.
Those transit agencies rose to the occasion and altered either their service or marketing to make riding the system more appealing.
Some agencies, like Yuba-Sutter Transit, had to do a complete overhaul to their system while others, like the Delaware Transit Corp., have constantly been improving since the day they began.
www.metro-magazine.com /t_featpick.cfm?id=90503604   (182 words)

 Ohio County/Metro Trails   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Emerald Necklace - Cleveland Metroparks established a system of parks to form a green "necklace" around Cleveland.
Within these parks are all-purpose trails: cycling, walking, running, in-line skating, bridle trails, hiking trails and physical fitness trail.
Mill Creek Greenway - A planned multi-use trail system that will provide recreational opportunities and transportation alternatives.
www.dnr.state.oh.us /trailsplan/maps/countymetrotrails.htm   (1336 words)

 US Metro Realty, Inc. - Portland Metro Area Real Estate, List FREE on Website, Elite Service, us metro, us metro ...
The only exception to this general rule is when you are "completing an image" that directly appeals to a buyer.
For example, say your home has an updated furnace, electrical, and plumbing systems, but your roof will need to be replaced in less than a year.
In this example, you should consider a new roof because your home will be fully updated and will appeal even to buyers that are afraid of doing updates themselves.
www.usmetrorealty.com /preparinghome.asp   (626 words)

 Jerry Dunietz - XML Paper Specification
XPS (formerly code-named "Metro") is a new XML-based file format that we think you'll find interesting -- it's a great way to build a file that's easily interoperable with other applications or even printers.
Visit the Metro, er XPS, specification and reference guide or the XML Paper Specification link on the Windows Vista developer center.
Now MS pretending PDF doesn't exist I can see (it was kind of funny to listen to this video describing Metro as if nothing like this has ever been done before, right down to the amazing printer driver that creates a document!).
channel9.msdn.com /ShowPost.aspx?PostID=98057   (1493 words)

 Metropolitan Library System
The Metropolitan Library System is a membership-based organization serving academic, public, school, and special libraries in Chicago and the suburban communities of Cook, DuPage and Will counties.
Established in 1966, MLS provides the leadership and resources necessary for our member libraries to succeed in their individual missions, and collaborates with the Illinois State Library, other library systems, and local libraries to create a seamless statewide network of information and resources for the people of Illinois.
MLS is governed by a Board of Directors and also maintains several Advisory Committees.
www.mls.lib.il.us   (468 words)

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