The Best Laid Plans: Capitol Crossing Restores L’Enfant’s Vision of "Federal City"
In 1791, President Washington appointed French engineer Pierre Charles L’Enfant to plan Federal City — today’s District of Columbia. L’Enfant’s methodical design called for the center of the city to be...

The Creation of Markets for Ecosystem Services in the United States: The Challenge of Trading Places, By Mattijs van Maasakkers. New York: Anthem Press, 2016

Engineering Entrepreneurship from Idea to Business Plan: A Guide for Innovative Engineers and Scientists, By Paul Swamidass. New York City: Cambridge University Press, 2016

A Culture of Unconditional Dedication to Safety

Book Review: Moral Markets: The Critical Role of Values in the Economy, edited by Paul J. Zak. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2008

Book Review: People and Culture in Construction: A Reader edited by Andrew Dainty, Stuart Green, and Barbara Bagilhole. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company, 2007

Structures Congress 2007
The Congress' technical program was designed with the practicing structural engineer in mind while maintaining a rigorous standard for the academic presentations. Topics include:...

Guidelines for Forensic Engineering Practice
Sponsored by the Forensic Engineering Practice Committee of the Technical Council on Forensic Engineering of ASCE. This report provides the fundamentals...

Commentary: Pricing: Define Your Marketplace

Geo-Strata
Focusing on geotechnical projects that use unique techniques and innovative processes, the magazine provides the everyday, real world details that geotechnical professionals need to know. Geo-Strata is...

Small Business Report: The Home Advantage
Allowing at least some employees to work from home some of the time can help small businesses improve their ability to hire and retain talented engineers who are demanding flexibility....

Residential Land Development Practices
A Textbook on Development Land Into Finished Lots
This manual is the first of its type to instruct the reader on residential land development practices. This step-by-step description of the land development process is based on the professional...

Conditional Priority at Controlled Intersections to Improve Public Transport Punctuality
The market share of public transport depends highly on the travel time ratio to private transport. The public transport travel time includes among other elements waiting times at stops...

Development of Innovative Transit Services Using Market Research Techniques
The private sector has used market research techniques to determine the characteristics of their markets and marketing to develop and encourage the use of their products and/or services....

The Washington Region: Land Use and Travel Patterns
The Washington Region is the eighth largest metropolitan area in the United States, with a population of four million people spread over 4,000 square miles. By 2020, the region's population...

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...

Third World Markets: Anticipating the Risks
The market for construction in lesser-developed nations is estimated at $750 billion. Clearly, these nations represent an important emerging market for engineering and construction firms,...

Building a Sound Company Culture
For small companies just starting out, the priorities are often generating business and completing the work on time, on budget, and in accordance with applicable standards. In the process...

Small Business Bookmarks
A review of websites geared toward small business owners shows a wide array of resources are available with the click of a mouse. Among our top picks are: Small Business Administration,...

A Review of Established Water Markets and Quasi-Water Markets
This presentation provides a review of established institutional mechanisms which regulate the transfer of water withdrawal rights. Each method of water rights transfer is evaluated in...

 

 

 

 

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