Innovative Electronic Fare Collection: Hanaro Traffic Cards
Pusan adopted a 'Hanaro Traffic Card' system for its transit system, using contactless smart card technology. It has many notable and unique features. It is a contactless, prepaid and...

Urban Public Transportation in Seoul: System, Operation, Use by People
A review is given on two of the most predominant public transit modes in Seoul, the subway and bus systems. The contents include important characteristics of these modes in terms of system...

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....

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...

Alternative Fuels and Institutional Reform
The actions that Mexico City Government is currently implementing is addressed. The altitude and topography of the Mexico City valley contribute to less efficient combustion, trapping...

Sealing Springfield
The city of Springfield, Missouri, initiated a $12-million, 12-year infiltration and inflow elimination program for its sanitary sewer system after a federal lawsuit was filed to seek...

Recommended Resources
In the February issue of Civil Engineering (Pages 66-67) we asked owners of small business to tell us their favorite business Web sites. Those...

AIR-21
The Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21) spans a five year period, reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration and the Airport Improvement Program (AIP)....

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...

Sand Rights: A Case Study of the Hamptons' Beaches
The long Federal groins emplaced at Westhampton Beach in the 1960s resulted in accelerated erosion downdrift. The severe nor'easter of December 11-12, 1992 brought the issue to a climax...

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...

State and Federal Funding for Beach Restoration Projects
California's beaches are an integral part of its culture and identity. The state's beaches are eroding at an alarming rate. Addressing this concern, CalCoast and CSBPA co-sponsored legislation...

Responding to Clean Air Act Requirements

National Guidance on the Conformity Court Decision and Perspectives on the Conformity Process

Lessons Learned: The SIP Process and State Department of Transportation (DOT) Interaction

The Comprehensive Modal Emission Model (CMEM) for Predicting Light-Duty Vehicle Emissions

Examining the Capitol Dome
The dome of the United States Capitol, designed and built from the 1850s to the 1860s, is a masterpiece of 19th-century engineering and construction. The majority of the dome is made of...

Verdict Rendered
After the Grays Harbor County Courthouse in Montesano, Washington, was severely damaged by an earthquake in 1999, the surrounding community decided to preserve it. A design/build approach...

The SPRP Project: An Overview
The National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs (OPP), the lead agency for the U.S. Antarctic Program, has begun construction of a replacement station for the Amundsen-Scott...

United States Geological Survey Bridge Scour Evaluation Program in Texas

 

 

 

 

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