Big River Crossing
The Harahan Bridge, a double-track railroad bridge built in 1916, spans the Mississippi River between Memphis, Tennessee, and West Memphis, Arkansas. A century later, one of the former wagonways on the...

Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP)
Permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) consists of (impervious) manufactured concrete units that form permeable voids and joints, when assembled into a laying pattern. The openings...

Pioneer Square Areaways
Pioneer Square, one of the earliest neighborhoods in Seattle, is adjacent to Elliott Bay. Much ofthis part of the city originally was built on existing land that used to get flooded. When...

In Plain View
(Available only in Special Structural Issue) A structural engineer's work is typically hidden beneath layers of concrete and plaster, but the Pittsburgh Civic Center in the...

Small Scale Systems in Las Vegas: Appropriate Technology for the Setting

Speedwalk-an Accelerating Moving Walkway

Effect of Sidewalks and Railings on Wheel Load Distribution in Steel Girder Bridges

Greater Cleveland Retional Transit Authority Walkway to Gateway

Making the Central Artery Project Walker Friendly

Pedestrians: Who Are They?

MM21 (Minato Mirai 21) Project in Yokohama, Japan
This paper outlines the `Moving Walkways,' a new, continuous transportation system that the City of Yokohama plans to build as the ideal local transportation for `Minato Mirai 21.' The...

Infrared Thermographic Sensing of Sewer Pipeline Problems
When a sewer caves in, it often takes the street, sidewalks, and surrounding buildings along for the ride. These collapses endanger public health and safety. Repairing a sewer before such...

Rebuilding Philadelphia's El
In reconstructing an urban transit system, the challenge in Philadelphia was to do it without disrupting peak hour commuter traffic or disturbing activities on the street and sidewalks...

Modal Split Analysis of an Airport Circulation System with APM and Moving Sidewalk Facilities

Waterfront Parks in the Boston Area
Two recently completed waterfront parks in Cambridge and East Boston, Massachusetts are discussed. The Bird Island Flats 'Harbor Walk' project is a 15-foot wide,...

Applications and Benefits of Accelerating Walkway Systems
A number of studies have shown that many persons resist walking, and might be willing to pay as much as 25 to 50 cents per minute to avoid walking. A new form of urban transport - Accelerating...

Automated People Movers
Engineering and Management in Major Activity Centers
The high levels of interest currently being shown by a number of cities and special land uses indicates that automated people movers (APM) have established a secure position on the spectrum...

Collapse of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Walkways
A summary of the National Bureau of Standards report on the collapse of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency walkways is presented. The report does not assign blame to any party; rather, it explains...

Atlanta Airport Terminal Complex
The passenger terminal complex at Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport has a unique configuration, conceived to minimize the inter-plane transfer of passengers. The...

Atlanta's New Airport Terminal—One Year Early, Within Budget
At Atlanta's new airport terminal complex the landside functions (ticketing and baggage) are in a two-building complex, and the airside activities (airplane gates and waiting...

 

 

 

 

Return to search