Gang violence pushes Sweden to consider face biometrics as surveillance cameras multiply | Biometric Update

[ad_1] The Swedish government is rushing to prepare the public for expanded police use of biometric systems including those monitoring from traffic stanchions and drones. Gang violence that includes firearms and explosives has pushed the government and a far-Right conservative party to examine the proposed surveillance change in a fast-tracked inquiry, according to local reports. … Read more

Operator of Maine Branchline Pushes Forward After Largest Customer Calls it Quits

[ad_1] By Justin Franz  A week after learning that its largest freight customer was calling it quits, the president of Maine’s Midcoast Railservice said the company is forging ahead to try and find new traffic on the scenic Rockland Branch and establish a connecting passenger service with Amtrak.  That effort will determine the future of … Read more

Air traffic controllers union pushes for staffing solution after scathing DOT watchdog report | CNN Business

[ad_1] Andrew Harnik/AP In this photo taken June 19, 2015, Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration building is seen in Washington. CNN  —  As millions of Americans are expected to pack commercial flights over the July 4th holiday, the union representing the Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic controllers says a recent government watchdog report is … Read more

Panton pushes for national discussion – Cayman Islands Headline News

[ad_1] Premier Wayne Panton Chamber Legislative Lunch (CNS): As the population of the Cayman Islands continues to explode and the community attempts to tackle the legacy of past failures to plan, Premier Wayne Panton has said that Cayman urgently needs to have a conversation about what people want the future to look like. Panton told … Read more

Editorial l Bays pushes for traffic study

[ad_1] THE ISSUE:  Bays surfaces a major transportation concern at recent BOCC meeting. OUR OPINION:  Kudos to this Board for talking seriously about these issues. Rebecca Bays, newly elected member of the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), has done the county a favor. She proposed serious consideration of a transportation issue, something the previous board … Read more

Bays pushes for traffic study to aid in hurricane evacuations

[ad_1] County Commissioner Rebecca Bays said Citrus County could face a traffic nightmare during a hurricane evacuation. There’s only one east-west highway to Interstate 75. Folks from southern counties would evacuate via the Suncoast Parkway and create massive backups where it currently dead-ends at State Road 44. Bays Get more from the Citrus County Chronicle … Read more