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Tysons Corner, Virginia

County board approves Scotts Run development in Tysons Scotts Run Station Ahead of the Washington Metro Silver Line (Silver Line (Washington Metro)) opening in mid-2014, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and the Tysons Partnership, a nonprofit association that represents the area's stakeholders, began rebranding the area as simply "Tysons", dropping "Corner" from

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Greater Vancouver

: www.straight.com article-224070 cambie-merchants-court-victory-linked-defendants-failure-mitigate-effects-canada-line "Ex-Cambie merchant's court victory linked to defendants' failure to mitigate effects of Canada Line" , ''Georgia Straight'', May 28, 2009. On the Canada Line opening day of August 17, 2009 Robertson said Greater Vancouver needed more rapid transit but the Canada Line was a "great start" and that he was a "Johnny-come-lately" to the project. "Vancouver's Canada Line starts up", ''National Post'', August 17, 2009. Other tourist attractions in Squamish include Shannon Falls waterfall; river-rafting (whitewater rafting) on the Elaho (Elaho River) and Squamish (Squamish River) rivers; wind surfing and kite surfing at the mouth of the Squamish River; snowmobiling on nearby Brohm Ridge; and bald eagle viewing in the community of Brackendale (Brackendale, British Columbia), which has one of North America's largest populations of bald eagles. Squamish is also a popular destination among Greater Vancouver hikers, mountaineers (Mountaineering) and backcountry skiers (Backcountry skiing), who visit the large provincial parks in the surrounding Coast Mountains. For water crossings, a tunnel is generally more costly to construct than a bridge. However, navigational considerations at some locations may limit the use of high bridges or drawbridge spans when crossing shipping channels, necessitating the use of a tunnel. Examples of such tunnels include the Elizabeth River (Elizabeth River (Virginia)) tunnels, in the United States, between Norfolk (Norfolk, Virginia) and Portsmouth, Virginia and the George Massey Tunnel in Greater Vancouver, Canada. Rogers is now retired from a career as an airline pilot. He is married with four grown children. Although less active in judo today he still frequents local tournaments and from time to time is an invited guest coach at clubs throughout Greater Vancouver, British Columbia. thumb right 200px Old logo and red, blue and white paint scheme is still seen on most buses in operation. 1978-2009 (Image:BC Transit logo.png) '''BC Transit''' is a provincial crown agency responsible for coordinating the delivery of public transportation within British Columbia, Canada, outside of Greater Vancouver. BC Transit is headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia. Canada (Vancouver (Greater Vancouver) and Toronto (Greater Toronto)), United Kingdom (London, Glasgow, and Manchester), Australia (Sydney (Greater Sydney) and Melbourne), and the United States (San Francisco (San Francisco Bay Area) and New York (New York metropolitan area)) were, by and large, the most popular destinations. The United Kingdom devised the British Nationality Selection Scheme, granting 50,000 families British citizenship under the British Nationality Act (Hong Kong) 1990 (British nationality law and Hong Kong). Vancouver was among the most popular destinations, so much so that Richmond (Richmond, British Columbia) (a suburb of Vancouver) earned the nickname of "Little Hong Kong" and "New Chinatown", and for the city itself, "HongCouver". Other popular settlements are found in Auckland, New Zealand and Singapore and Dublin, Ireland (Ireland (state)). All in all, from the start of the settlement of the negotiation in 1984 to 1997, nearly 1 million people emigrated; consequently, Hong Kong suffered serious loss of capital. Fosh, Patricia. Chan, Andy. Chow, Wilson WS. Snape, Ed. Westwood, Robert. 2000 (2000) Hong Kong Management and Labour. United Kingdom: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-22269-9. '''Anmore''' (2006 Population (Canada 2006 Census) 1,785), British Columbia, Canada, is a village municipality in the Greater Vancouver Regional District, north of the city of Port Moody and along the shores of the Indian Arm. It is one of three politically independent villages (municipalities with populations under 2,500) in the Greater Vancouver area, the others being its neighbour, Belcarra, and Lions Bay. There are seven Thrifty Foods locations in the Greater Vancouver area, including Abbotsford (Abbotsford, British Columbia), Tsawwassen, Coquitlam, New Westminster, South Surrey, Port Moody, and North Vancouver (North Vancouver, British Columbia). One store is located on Saltspring Island and the remainder of the stores are on Vancouver Island. The company's main head office and distribution centre is located in Central Saanich, British Columbia, a suburb of Greater Victoria (Greater Victoria, British Columbia). '''Barnston Island''' is an unincorporated (unincorporated area) island located in the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area of British Columbia, Canada. Most of the island is part of the Greater Vancouver Electoral Area A (Greater Vancouver Electoral Area A, British Columbia); the remainder is '''Barnston Island Indian Reserve No. 3''', which is outside Electoral Area A limits and is under the governance of the Katzie First Nation, headquartered across the river at their main reserve in Pitt Meadows. Although the island is unincorporated and not officially part of any municipality, mailing addresses on the island use Surrey (Surrey, British Columbia) as the city name. Technology Because of its local universities and reputation for having a very high standard of living, Vancouver has a growing high-technology sector - including software development such as Maximizer Software and e-commerce such as Cymax Stores. Foreign technology companies which have an established operational presence in Vancouver include IBM, Nokia, Microsoft, Intel, Amazon (Amazon.com), Netapp (via acquisition of Bycast), Broadcom (via acquisition of HotHaus Technologies) CDC Software (via acquisition of Pivotal Corporation), McKesson Corporation (via acquisition of locally based startup ALI Technologies Corp), SAP (SAP AG) (via acquisition of Business Objects, which itself had previously acquired Crystal Decisions), Kodak (via acquisition of Creo), and Ericsson (via acquisition of Redback Networks, which itself had previously acquired a locally based startup, Abatis Systems). The city has also developed a particularly large cluster (business cluster) of video game developers, the largest of which, Electronic Arts, employs over two thousand people. Vancouver also has a nascent tech startup (Startup company) scene, with startup accelerators BootUp Labsand GrowLab being located there. Startups headquartered in Vancouver include PlentyofFish , clubZone, and Techvibes. Greater Vancouver is also home to MDA (MacDonald Dettwiler), a pioneering space and defense company behind technologies such as the Canadarm and RADARSAT-2. Additionally, Vancouver is emerging as a world leader in fuel cell technology, accounting for 70 percent of Canadians employed in the industry. The National Research Council (National Research Council of Canada) Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation is located in Vancouver, and the headquarters of Ballard Power Systems is in neighbouring Burnaby. w:Greater Vancouver Greater Vancouver area of around 2.4 million inhabitants is the third most populous metropolitan area (w:List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada) in the country and the most populous in Western Canada (w:Western Canada). Vancouver is the most densely populated Canadian municipality, and the fourth most densely populated city over 250,000 residents in North America, behind New York City, San Francisco, and Mexico City (w:Mexico City).


Reading, Berkshire

on the Kennet Navigation (River Kennet) rather than being truly part of the Kennet and Avon Canal : Line opening Newbury


Southampton

him that he hadn't slept a wink, his anger had been cruel and he was sorry. Line opening Newbury station was opened on 21 December 1847 Basingstoke's Railway History in Maps as part of the Berks and Hants Railway from Reading, Berkshire to Hungerford. Newbury was an important junction on the Didcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway (DN&SR), the first section


Dubai

with Dubai Metro’s Red Line. The first section, a 10.6-kilometer (6.6 mi) long tram line which serves 11 stations, was opened on 11 November 2014, by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, The Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, with the line opening to the public at 6 am on 12 November 2014. http: thedubaitram.com about High speed rail Dubai has announced it will complete a link of the UAE high-speed rail system which will eventually hook up with the whole GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council, also known as Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf) and then possibly Europe. The High Speed Rail will serve passengers and cargo. Commons:Category:Dubai Wikipedia:Dubai Dmoz:Regional Middle East United Arab Emirates Dubai


Oslo

'' and ''Passat (Passat (ship))'' (both former Flying P-Liners) for that purpose, but before ''Moshulu'' was re-rigged, Schliewen went into bankruptcy. In 1953 ''Moshulu'' was sold to the Swedish Farmers' State Union ("Svenska Lantmännens Riksförbund") of Stockholm, and again it was used as a floating warehouse beginning on 16 November 1953. Construction of the line started in 1924, with the line opening in 1940. It allowed the district of Sogn access to Bergen and Oslo via


Germany

traffic that were built in Germany. While technically starting in the village of Rethen and ending several kilometres north of Würzburg Hauptbahnhof, it is a de facto link between Hanover and Würzburg, with stops at Göttingen, Kassel and Fulda. Construction started as early as 1973, the line opening fully in 1991. At 327 km (or 203 miles) length, it still is the longest newly built rail line in Germany, and its costs are estimated at around DM (German mark) 40 million (€ 20.45 million) per kilometre. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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