Innovative Solutions to Improve the Transportation System in Los Angeles County
Providing bus and rail service to over one million boardings each day is not an easy task, yet it is accomplished each day in Los Angeles County (County). In fact, Los Angeles is one of...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns of Mexico City
Mexico City has grown from an agreeable city with a population of a million people to an expanding megalopolis of around seventeen million. The metropolitan area extends across two distinct,...

Urban Public Transportation and Operations in Mexico City
Inhabitants of the Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) are served by several modes of transportation. In particular, transit vehicles include short units known as minibuses, buses, trolleybuses,...

Development of Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual
A study was conducted to develop updated principles, practices, and procedures for transit capacity and quality of service. Such a study focuses on developing a new Transit Capacity and...

Navigation Study for Matagorda Bay, Texas

The Public Trust Doctrine and Implied Dedications
An overview is given on the public trust doctrine and public rights obtained by the implied dedication of property to a public use. Historical development of public trust doctrine in the...

Humboldt Beach and Dune Monitoring
Since 1881, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the entrance channel to Humboldt Bay on the Northern California Coast. This is accomplished through the annual dredging of approximately...

Technology in Support of Policy: The Sandag Regional Beach Monitoring Program
This paper describes a regional beach monitoring program conducted in San Diego County, California, by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). Initiated in 1996, the program...

Small Firms Check In
Civil Engineering surveyed small business owners and employees to provide baseline information about who these entrepreneurs are, how their...

Meeting the Staffing Challenge
Civil Engineering magazine's survey of small firms reveals that finding qualified employees is the greatest management challenge...

Flight Path Precision
Air traffic delays at the four airports operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are among the most severe and costly in the nation. A study by the Port Authority proposes...

Using Geophysical Data to Assess Scour Development

Detailed Field Measurement of Scour Processes During Floods

Using Geophysical Data to Assess Scour Development

Monitoring Construction Vibrations (Available in Geoenvironmental Special Issue only)
A review of procedures, criteria and equipment used to protect buildings and other structures from construction generated vibrations, the article begins by describing the importance of...

The Art of the Possible

Tomography to Evaluate Site Conditions during Tunneling

Tomographic Imaging of Soil-Tunnel Interaction

Seismic Measurements to Investigate Disturbed Rock Zones

Mine Shaft Stabilization Using Compaction Grouting

 

 

 

 

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