When Things Became Muddy: TVA's Response to Seepage Discharge at Boone Dam
In October 2014, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) profited from investments in a robust dam safety program. This profit did not come in the form of money, but more importantly in the protection of...

Water for Life: Have Improvements in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure along the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo Affected the Lives of Mexico and Texas Border Residents?
Prior to 1990 the poor communities along the Mexico/US border did have not have comparable waterand wastewater infrastructure investments that exist in other US cities. The explosion of...

Seeking Criteria for the Natural Hazard Mitigation Investment Decision

The Transportation System for the New Hong Kong International Airport
The decision by the Hong Kong Government in 1989 to relocate the city airport at Kai Tak had resulted in the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken in Hong Kong in recent times....

London Socioeconomic, Land Use and Travel Patterns: Position Statement, Issues and Solutions
The major cities of the European Union are facing a congestion crisis as a result of inadequate investment in both road mass transit infrastructure over the last forty years. In particular,...

AIR-21
The Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21) spans a five year period, reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration and the Airport Improvement Program (AIP)....

Assessing the Benefits of Clean, Healthy Beaches
Today, there is a need for a national economic benefits study that will enable policy makers to understand what return they can expect from an investment of taxpayer dollars in a coastal...

Mentoring - Managing Your People Investment

Selection of an Optimal Ecosystem Restoration Plan: Decision-Making Criteria in the Planning Process
(No paper) This paper explores various decision criteria for restoration projects and how they may be modeled with existing decision models. Cost-effectiveness, incremental cost analyses,...

Light Rail or Automatic Guided Transit

Automated People Movers: A Technology Resource in Major Investment Studies

Shadow Tolls
As federal funding sources shrink, private sector involvement becomes more necessary for road projects. Private entities are reluctant to become partners in road projects unless there...

Toward a Risk-Based Assessment of Shallow-Draft Navigation Investments

ITS Development in China: Some Strategic Issues

The Development of Transport and the Regional Investment in China

Research on the Plan Planned in Highway Network Planning, China

The Russian Construction Complex in Transition to Market Economy

Barricades on the Roads
Many Build-Operate-and-Transfer schemes in developing economies have been less than successful. Here are pitfalls to avoid and recommendations for reaching a project's full...

Recapitalization Investment Analysis

Hydro Economic factors in Light of Industry Restructuring

 

 

 

 

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