Taking the High Road
Commuters on a congested toll highway in Tampa, FL, will soon have the option of rising above the rest of the traffic on three reversible express lanes. By elevating the new lanes on slender...

Northern Exposure
Traffic growth on a Massachusetts highway leading to New Hampshire called for new lanes and replacement of all of the bridges. Wide medians aided the work; narrow ones complicated matters....

Restoring PATH
Service from northern New Jersey to lower Manhattan on the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) commuter rail system will soon be restored thanks to a speedy rehabilitation of tunnels and...

Big Idea
The reconstruction of the Big I—the intersection of interstate routes 25 and 40 in Albuquerque that was named for its appearance from the sky—was likely to disrupt commuters and interstate...

Intermodal Innovation
A future application of magnetic levitation (maglev) technology could provide motorists with an alternative to congested freeways without requiring them to give up their automobiles. One...

Sharp Curves
In Madison, Mississippi, just north of Jackson on Interstate 55, a diamond interchange with State Route 463 has become a bottleneck for commuters and local motorists. But the typical solution—a...

Fare Integration Ambitions for Public Transport in the Budapest Region
An overview is given on the fare integration ambitions in the Budapest region including 170 settlements and approximately 3.3 million inhabitants and serving more than 85% of the commuters...

Public Transportation in Washington, D. C.
The Washington, D. C. metropolitan area is served by a world class transit bus and heavy rail subway system operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The...

The Commuter Model: A User-Friendly Analytical Tool for Commuter Choice and Voluntary Measure Programs

The New Commute
Owners of small engineering firms differ in their opinions about the efficacy of allowing employees to work from home one or more days per week. Some find it difficult to justify the technology...

Inclined Elevators of Nishinomiya Najio New Town

New Passenger Only Ferry Program Provides Bridge for Puget Sound Commuters

Light Rail as Planned
The Mission Valley West project, an extension of the San Diego Trolley, runs 6.1 miles between Qualcomm Stadium and the Old Town District. Conceived by the Metropolitan Transit Development...

Effect of Ridesharing on Environment, Economics, and Congestion in Central Ohio

Assessing Intercity Commuting Patterns in the Willamette Valley Using the Census Transportation Planning Package (CTPP)

Keeping Tabs on Two Tunnels (available in Geoenvironmental Special Issue only)
Engineers devised a unique liquid level monitoring system to check vertical movements in 90-year old twin subway tunnels. Construction for the Boston Central Artery/Tunnel project requires...

Paradise Crossed
Hawaii's Interstate H-3 project is the winner of the 1998 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award. The highway, built to alleviate commuter congestion and to link...

Neighborhood Traffic Management City of Long Beach, California

Development of Driver Population Factors for Freeway Capacity Estimation

Pittsburgh International Airport: The Design Process

 

 

 

 

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