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New Yale-New Haven Hospital Helicopter Equipped for Critical Care

NEW HAVEN >> Yale-New Haven Hospital can now treat patients on the fly, as it transports them from another hospital. Its new SkyHealth helicopter, an EC-135 chopper, allows a critical care nurse and paramedic to perform procedures in the air, rather than having to wait until the patient arrives at the hospital. "When you're talking about using the helicopter for critical-care patients, people think it's all about speed," said Dr. Evie Marcolini, medical director of SkyHealth. ...

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The Moment I Learned Just How Far Uber Will Go to Silence Journalists and Attack Women

A big debate among the Pando staff for the past two years has been over just how morally bankrupt Uber is. Earlier this evening, a bombshell story by Buzzfeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith proves the reality is way worse than anyone on our team could have expected. And that's saying something. Back in 2012, Paul Carr first raised serious concerns about the company's view that both riders and drivers are disposable commodities in an all-out Randian battle to maximize profits. He uninstalled the app w...

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Ride-sharing Expands into Hartford Despite Legal Challenge

A federal lawsuit aiming to block two out-of-state ride-sharing companies from operating in the state hasn't stopped the expansion of mobile app-based transportation services in Connecticut, particularly Greater Hartford. San Francisco ride-sharing firm Uber started operating in Fairfield and New Haven counties in April and last month began taking on passengers and drivers in the Hartford region. ...

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New Haven Train Station Updated with LED Departure Boards

They're each 8 feet high and 17 feet long and together cost about $500,000. And the new twin computerized schedule boards at Union Station, which were installed this past weekend, sit under a clock with Roman numerals. The 1920s-era railroad station by architect Cass Gilbert, who designed the Woolworth Building in New York, has gone high-tech. ...

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Registration Open for Free Access to Fall MOOCs: Online Learning with Top Yale Experts

Following the successful January launch of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) at Yale, three of the university's most distinguished scholars are returning to teach MOOCs this semester. Students from around the world will once again have free access to the Yale courses, which include lectures, assignments, exams, online discussion groups, and office hours with faculty and teaching assistants. "Moralities of Everyday Life" with Paul Bloom, the Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology and ...

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Metro Taxi Named Leader in Technology and Innovation by Greater New Haven Chamber … Again

For the second time in its 25-year history, Metro Taxi CT has been named a Leader in Technology and Innovation by the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce. Technology with Heart: Since its founding in 1987, Metro Taxi in West Haven has grown to be Connecticut's largest, full-service taxicab company; the most modern, high-tech, 24/7/365 service in the state. The company's services include traditional, urban cab transport, medical livery, business and recreational transportation for 16 towns and ...

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TLPA 96th Annual Convention and Trade Show

TLPA President Robert Werth and the TLPA leadership invite the membership, vendors, spouses and guests of TLPA to "The Alamo City," San Antonio, Texas for the 96th Annual Convention & Trade Show at The Grand Hyatt San Antonio, and the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, October 15 - 19, 2014. ...

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Campus-wide, Public Safety Alert

As your institution prepares for students and faculty to return to classes, please ensure that all responsible for campus safety are aware of the dangers associated with ride share companies, specifically Uber and Lyft. Known as Unregulated Transportation Network Companies, these mobile app operators recently entered New Haven and Fairfield County through crowd-sourcing social media promotions. Based out-of-state and abroad, they connect riders with unverified drivers-for-hire through a mobile a...

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City to Sell 6,000 New Green Taxi Permits

The city's plan to more than double its fleet of popular green cabs has been given a green light, The Post has learned. The Taxi and Limousine Commission this week began selling 6,000 permits for the next wave of lime-green cabs, which serve residents of upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs. The new batch of street cabs will be added to the 6,000 or so green cabs currently rolling around underserved city neighborhoods, bringing the total up to 12,000, the TLC said. ...

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