Allocating Chattahoochee River Water Rights
Recent proposals to reallocate Chattahoochee River waters to provide water supply for Atlanta, Georgia have caused great concern to downstream users in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. A...

Utility System Demand Forecasting Using Land Use Coefficients
In rapidly changing areas where several divergent paths of future growth are possible, there are advantages to forecasting future water demands and wastewater flows using the water and...

Atlanta Combined Sewer Overflows Present and Future

Southeastern Drought of 1988—A Federal Perspective
The drought that has plagued the Southeastern United States for most of the 1980's is continuing in two major river basins within the geographic boundaries of the South Atlantic...

Storage Reallocation in Hydropower Projects of North Georgia
Over the past 40 years, the Corps of Engineers has built nine multiple purpose storage projects in Georgia, with hydroelectric power production as a major purpose. Six of the projects...

Efficient Use of Water Supplies Through Cooperative River Management: The Atlanta Experience

Simulation of Long Period Ground Motions for a Large New Madrid Earthquake
Ground motions for a large New Madrid earthquake are simulated to provide response spectra in the period range of 0.5-20 seconds for hard rock sites at Chicago and Atlanta. The ground...

Use of the DEB Model in MARTA's Service Planning
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is in the process of expanding bus and rail services. The expansion program requires the preparation of annual and five year system...

Pyramid Tops IBM Tower in Atlanta

Managing Major Transit Construction Projects
Building rapid transit systems is a regular and ongoing world wide occurrence. However, for cities initiating first time transit system development it is truly a unique experience. Initiating...

Rail Transit Construction Readiness: The Evolving MARTA Organization
A rail transit project is a complex undertaking involving thousands of people, expending millions of dollars and ultimately taking years to accomplish. The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit...

Maintenance Requirements of People Mover Systems
The Atlanta Airport Automated Guideway Transit System is comparable to the second or third busiest transit line in the US. The key quality indicators of system performance are discussed...

Structural Integrity Assessment of the Flexible 870 Advanced Design Bus
The Grumman Flxible 870, a lightweight advanced design urban bus, entered service in Atlanta, GA in 1978, and some 2,800 of these buses were in service nationwide by 1980. In the autumn...

Geologic Mapping of Compressed Air Tunnels in Atlanta

Tunnelling in Soil and Rock
The relationship between tunnel design and construction is covered with emphasis on case histories of field measurements and performance. A general report emphasizes the importance of...

Ground Anchors in Atlanta

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...

First Line of Atlanta's New Transit System Opens
With lessons learned from San Francisco and Washington, D.C., Atlanta hopes to avoid some of the problems encountered by those cities in building and operating its new transit system....

The Influence of Larger Air Carrier Aircraft on the Planning at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport

 

 

 

 

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