At the end of the day, what is most valuable to travelers? Time, of course! We are all given 24 hours in each day to eat, sleep, work, play, and enjoy life to its fullest.
Toll transactions aren’t as simple as they used to be, nor would we expect them to be. The way toll technology has advanced over the last decades, the information that can be collected from vehicles on a toll road is expansive. When information is collected, such as transponder reads, images, and classifications, then it’s compiled and analyzed in the back office, creating even more data. But, where do we store all of this?
In March, community members attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for GuideWell UST Global Innovation Center in Orlando. The 92,000-square-foot, three-story building is anchored by GuideWell Innovation Collaborative Resource Ecosystem (CoRE) on the first floor, where early-stage health care and life sciences companies have 30,000 square feet of collaboration space specifically for them. The second and third floors also have 30,000 square feet each, where more developed health care companies can establish offices.
The Midland Reporter Telegram reported recently that the town of Midland, Texas has agreed to negotiate and execute a professional services agreement with spaceport consulting, engineering and design firm RS&H to explore vertical launch facilities at its planned spaceport. The article said that RS&H has worked with NASA, private space companies and communities on spaceport development since the 1960s. Midland hopes the firm can help Midland get its spaceport off the ground.”
“We felt like we needed to have someone who has been there and done it,” said a statement from Midland’s Board of Development.
West FM Media in Glasgow, Scotland reported recently on the Prestwick’s Airports plans to develop a spaceport. According to the article, the Ayrshire airport is one of 5 places in the Scotland being considered but Prestwick thinks if they all meet criteria, then they should all be allowed to set up shop.