Application of New Technology in Public Transportation Systems in Singapore
With the economic expansion, population growth, the high rate of household formation and population dispersion in Singapore, the number of daily trips made is expected to increase. To...

Urban Public Transportation System and Its Operation and Use by People in Tokyo
The public transportation system in Tokyo Metropolitan Region (TMR), primarily based on a well-developed rail/subway network, manages to support passenger movement in the huge urban complex....

Practices (Past & Prospects) for Tokyo's Public Transport
This paper firstly describes the strong and weak points of Tokyo's public transport systems from various perspectives together with the technical and institutional practices adopted. Secondly,...

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...

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...

Towers in Motion (available in Structural Engineering Special Section only)
Undersea towers are typically designed to rigidly resist the forces of water and wind. But one type of tower is designed to be flexible and, rather than rely on its platform strength to...

IZMIT (Kocaeli), Turkey, Earthquake of August 17, 1999, including Duzce Earthquake of November 12, 1999
Lifeline Performance
Prepared by the Earthquake Investigation Committee of the Technical Council of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. On August 17, 1999, the Izmit...

Toronto's Tunnel Solution (Available in the Geoenvironmental Special Section only)
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), one of the largest public transportation systems in North America, carries more than 1,000,000 commuters a day. The TTC's tunnels had...

Fast TRAX
The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) completed its 15 mi (24 km), 16-station light-rail transit system, called TRAX, 13 months ahead of schedule and more than $20 million under budget. The...

Rapid Expansion
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is undertaking an ambitious light-rail expansion program. It already operates a 20 mi (32 km) light-rail starter system in the city of Dallas. Under construction...

Evaluation of KeySystem I Retaining Wall
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF Innovation Center. This report describes an evaluation to determine...

Bridge Scour Assessments Following Hurricane Danny in Southern Alabama

Rebuilding a Railroad Bridge
The Peck Movable Bridge and Bridgeport Viaduct is a four-track crossing in Connecticut that serves three rail lines. The 1904 bridge had deteriorated, causing a kink that forced trains...

Isolating the Arts
The LG Kangnam Building in Seoul, Korea, is a multi-use, 140,000 sq m project, consisting of a 40 story, 183 m tall office tower, an adjacent 9-story acoustically base-isolated performing...

Design of Tension Lap Splices in High Strength Concrete

Reinforced High Strength Concrete Slabs Exposed to Impact Loading

Analysis of Joint Shear Failure of High-Strength Reinforced Concrete Interior Beam-to-Column Joint

Aspects of a Computer-Simulation Approach to the Design of HSC

Seismic Behavior of High-Strength Concrete Short Beams

 

 

 

 

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