Vancouver Skytrain Operating Experience

Operations and Maintenance of AGT: Miami and Vancouver

U. S. Senate Subway-The Fourth Generation

Metro Project Implementation—The Early Stages
Metro (the Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle) is a federation of governments in King County, Washington which is responsible for regional public transportation and waste water collection...

The WMATA Resident Engineer and the METRO Construction Team
This paper discusses the organization, mission and functions of the Resident Engineer and the other construction elements of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)....

Small Hydro Power in British Columbia
Water Power '87 will be held in the Pacific Northwest. British Columbia is also part of this region and, as such, is also one of the homes of hydro power. To date, we have...

Columbia River Treaty Perspectives
The Columbia River Treaty was signed in 1961 and ratified by the governments of Canada and the United States in 1964. The Treaty required British Columbia to construct three large storage...

Hydrologic Design Methodologies for Small-Scale Hydro at Ungauged Sites
IMP is a microcomputer package for evaluating small-scale hydroelectric power sites in British Columbia. With IMP it should be possible for an experienced hydroelectric engineer to make...

Single Conduit Dam Design
In today's arena of increasingly higher costs for major dams, planners and designers are continuing to look into ways of reducing the overall costs for the development of...

Osoyoos Lake Control Structure
The new Osoyoos Lake Control Structure has been built on the Okanogan River at Oroville, Wa. The site is about 2 miles downstream from the outlet of Osoyoos Lake, and about 9 miles south...

Hydraulic Design and Performance of Discharge Facilities at Revelstoke Project
Revelstoke Project is located in southeastern British Columbia on the Columbia River, 130 km downstream of the Mica Dam and approximately 5 km north of the City of Revelstoke. The project...

Hydropower Goes Downtown
Beneath a busy street in Southern California seems an unlikely location for a small hydroelectric generating plant. However, located just below El Segundo Boulevard in the town of El Segundo...

Skytrain Crosses the River
The cable stayed bridge that will carry Vancouver's light rail line across the Fraser River is the world's longest such bridge built solely for mass transit....

Variability of Copper in the International Reach of the Similkameen River, British Columbia
All total copper concentrations measured in soft water during spring freshets were above the Canadian Water Quality Guidelines. Approximately 57% of all 108 observations over the three-year...

Pinto Wash Alluvial Fan Litigation
This paper presents a case history involving flood/damage litigation brought by a downstream farmer against an upstream farmer and a local public irrigation district. The case combined...

Little Dry Creek Channel Improvements Provide Flood Control and Revitalization for Englewood, Colorado
A multi-purpose, off-stream storage facility located at the upstream end of the project provides 85 acre-feet of flood storage during the 100-year storm and provides athletic fields during...

Seismic Cutoff
The John Hart Dam, which is a 40-year old dam in British Vancouver, Canada, has been rehabilitated to meet current seismic codes. BC Hydro, the utility that owns the dam, conducted a study...

Harbor Rehabilitation and Recreational Development in Racine, Wisconsin
With a growing realization that the Racine waterfront was underutilized, Downtown Racine Development Corporation (DRDC) in concert with City and County officials directed its attention...

Tractive Flows Adjacent to Site for Submarine Sewage Pipeline
Twin 3200 m long submarine sewage pipelines for the city of Vancouver are being placed across the outer tidal flats and upper slope of the Fraser River delta to a water depth of 107 m....

Water Quality Management in Coastal British Columbia
The coastal environment of British Columbia is managed under both federal and provincial authority. The split between federal and provincial jurisdiction in the coastal zone involves several...

 

 

 

 

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