The Greater BWI Commuter Transportation Center Inc, a private, non-profit organization sponsored by 30 BWI area businesses and Anne Arundel County, has been awarded a $60,047 grant to launch a "Guaranteed Ride Home" program for commuters who car pool or take public transportation.
The grants, funded by the Urban Mass Transportation Administration, will offer free emergency rides to qualifying employees.
Officials for the center estimate it will take approximately fourmonths to put the program into effect. The center will pay for a participant's taxi or rental car when an emergency arises.
The Westinghouse Electric Corp. has won R&D; Magazine's "R&D; 100 Award" for outstanding innovations in Radio Frequency Wafer Scale Integration (RSWSI).
The award recognizes the 100 most significant new technical products of the past year. The honor was given to Westinghouse at the Rosenwald Court of the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago.
RSWSI is a revolutionary approach to the developmentof active phased array radar antennas and is expected to have a major impact on present and future airborne active phased arrays.