Multimodal Impact Fees

Assessment of a Development Fee Shortfall

Estimating Effects of TLC Into Urban Public Road Transport

Major Changes to the AAA's Construction Arbitration Rules

Underground Contracts for the 21st Century
Noting that support for the guidelines for underground construction put forth by ASCE's Underground Technology Council has been eroding, the author addresses current issues...

Project Quality
Quality means that you must listen to the client. You are not the last word, especially when it comes to the budget, the design fee, and the parameters of the project on which you are...

Managing Projects for Profit
The section on Project Quality described the necessary steps that must be taken to ensure quality. Namely, ensuring that the project be completed within budget, on time, and that it meet...

Fee-Collection Program to Improve Water Quality

Timber Structures
This paper deals with three different curvilinear timber structures of moderate spans - 120 feet to 200 fee +/-. In each of the three cases cited, the roof deck and boundary members are...

Instrumentation Needs and Possibilities: A Dialogue Between Suppliers and Users
The present symposium includes a panel discussion to address and illuminate needs and possibilities in hydraulic instrumentation. The panel discussion is organized with the intent of promoting...

The Implementation of a Comprehensive Water and Wastewater Utility Development Fee Process to Allocate the Cost of New Development to the Beneficiaries

Is It Ethical to Profit from a Natural or Man-made Disaster?
When a natural disaster occurs, should engineers charge their usual fees? The winner of the Daniel W. Mead Prize for Younger Members addresses some ethical aspects of this question using...

How Can Structural Engineering Fees be Improved?

Managing the Nuclear Waste Fund
Through September 30, 1992, the Nuclear Waste Fund had received $5.8 billion in fee payments, earned $1.5 billion in interest, and disbursed $3.4 billion. The book value of investments...

Marketing Strategies for Engineers
Engineers face the constant challenge of informing the public and their potential users of their capabilities and the benefits that may be achieved from their services. Marketing...

Information Technology: Panacea or Poison?
Consulting engineering is entering a period of dramatic change which will provide opportunities and threats. Pressure on fee levels and changing markets are necessitating a greater emphasis...

Recent Developments in Innovative Finance
A major challenge facing state and local transportation officials is the shortfall in financial resources to respond to increasing needs. It is becoming increasingly difficult for traditional...

Conquering China: The Canadian Combination
Canadian architectural/engineering firms are doing hundreds of millions of dollars of consulting business in the People's Republic of China. Their advantages include well-connected...

Computer Vendor-User Relationships

Acquisition Issues

 

 

 

 

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