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Turkey Capital Has New Pedestrian Overpasses With VT

Turkey Capital Has New Pedestrian Overpasses With VT

By Elevator World | January 14, 2022

Officials with the Ankara, Turkey, Metropolitan Municipality are prioritizing safety for pedestrians by building pedestrian overpasses with escalators and elevators, especially in areas with heavy vehicle traffic, RaillyNews reports. The Department of Urban Aesthetics has completed construction of nine new, modern overpasses with vertical transportation (VT), and the officials continue to build overpasses for pedestrian safety. It…

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New Elevators, Escalators And More For Indian Railway Stations

New Elevators, Escalators And More For Indian Railway Stations

By Elevator World | January 12, 2022

Indian Member of Parliament (MP) Mohan Kundariya on January 9 inaugurated three escalators and one elevator at Rajkot Railway Station in the western Indian state of Gujarat, making it the first in the Saurashtra region to have such amenities, The Indian EXPRESS reports. Two escalators serve platform 1, one is between platforms 2 and 3 and a…

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TKE Upgrading Elevators To Meet Carbon-Emission Requirements

TKE Upgrading Elevators To Meet Carbon-Emission Requirements

By Elevator World | January 7, 2022

TK Elevator (TKE) said on January 5  it is working with building owners and property managers across NYC to upgrade elevators in light of Local Law 97, which requires buildings to obtain a Building Energy Efficiency Rating that proves reduced carbon emissions by 2024 or face stiff penalties. Older elevators, TKE points out, can account for 10%…

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Baltimore Subwaylink Station To Get New Elevators

Baltimore Subwaylink Station To Get New Elevators

By Elevator World | January 7, 2022

Both elevators at the Mondawmin Metro SubwayLink Station in Baltimore will be replaced over the next year, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) in a report by CBS Baltimore on January 4. The US$4.8-million project is scheduled to start on or about January 10 and will run through spring 2023, according to…

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KONE To Provide 22 Units For Signia By Hilton Atlanta

KONE To Provide 22 Units For Signia By Hilton Atlanta

By Elevator World | January 6, 2022

KONE has won an order to provide 16 elevators and six escalators to the Signia by Hilton Hotel Atlanta, connected to the Georgia World Congress Center and overlooking the Mercedes-Benz Stadium sports and entertainment complex, the OEM announced on January 5. In addition to 15 passenger, one service elevator and six escalators, KONE solutions include…

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Emirates Hills Private Villa

Emirates Hills Private Villa

By Elevator World | January 5, 2022

Private-Residence ElevatorsDubai submitted by Noor Fathima,photos by Mohammed Muhsin, Toshiba Elevator Middle East Swintoo Arvindbhai Mavani, managing director of Dimple Jewels DMCC, is one of the most prominent businessmen in the U.A.E. and India. When it comes to clothes, jewelry and cars, he chooses designer brands, the most precious stones and metals and a Rolls-Royce.…

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Scotia Plaza

Scotia Plaza

By Elevator World | January 5, 2022

Elevators, ModernizationToronto submitted by John Egan, P. Eng., Schindler Elevator (Canada) Original construction of Scotia Plaza finished in 1988. This site, part of an iconic, three-tower complex in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, offers 2 million ft2 to numerous world-class businesses. The original architect was WZMH, which opened its offices in Toronto in 1961.…

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Ascent

Ascent

By Elevator World | January 5, 2022

Elevators, New ConstructionNYC submitted by Dru Brooks, Liberty Elevator Corp. NYC is home to more than 80,000 elevators, but none expand your horizons quite like Ascent. Located 1,084 ft above Midtown Manhattan atop the supertall One Vanderbilt (ELEVATOR WORLD, August 2019), dual glass elevators scale the walls of the new SUMMIT observation deck (EW, July…

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Central Railway Plans 2022 Improvements In India

By Elevator World | January 4, 2022

With 2021 including the addition of 86 elevators and 125 escalators at Central Railway stations in and around Mumbai, India, the organization plans several initiatives to strengthen infrastructure and execute various measures for passengers in 2022, The Free Press Journal reports. The improvements focus on infrastructure work in general, a fight against COVID-19 and improved passenger amenities. In particular,…

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Elevator Vandalism Impacts Accessibility At TCC Stations

Elevator Vandalism Impacts Accessibility At TCC Stations

By Elevator World | December 27, 2021

A vandal or vandals damaged elevators at 10 Toronto Transit Commission (TCC) stations on December 21, making three of the stations completely inaccessible as TCC awaits repair parts, City News is among outlets to report. A TCC spokesman said TCC is reviewing surveillance video that could be handed over to the police. Custom glass panels on the…

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