Time Series Models for Freeway Incident Detection
An autoregressive integrated moving average model of the form, ARIMA (0,1,3), is presented for describing the stochastic and dynamic behavior of freeway traffic volume and occupancy observations....

Applicability of Joint Development Tools in Detroit
Joint development (JD) is a process by which major public facilities are constructed in concert with other projects through the coordinated efforts of public or private agencies, or both....

Michigan's System for Improved Highway Safety

Examples of Good Local Programs—Oakland Co., Mich.

The Use of B&W and C.I.R. Photography at M.D.O.T.

Urban Riverfront Expansion

Organization and Control of Engineering Design Firms
Over the past decade, the character of major U.S. civil engineering design firms has shofted from partnerships to hierarchical corporate structures. Since many large c.e. firms have information...

Temporal Stability of Modal Choice Models
A number of methods for evaluating the temporal stability of travel demand models are outlined. Several of the methods are applied to disaggregate modal choice models for CBD work trips...

Flood Flow Frequency by SCS-TR-20 Computer Program
The U.S. Soil Conservation Service Computer Program for Project Formulation—Hydrology reproduces the highest recorded flood hydrograph and estimates statistically reliable flood flows...

Chicago Water System: Opportunities and Challenge of Lake Michigan
As regions and localities all over the world are being faced with the growing problem of water shortages, Chicago is fortunate to have Lake Michigan, an excellent source of supply that...

Managing Storm Runoff in Chicago Area
Existing combined sewers in the Chicago area discharge a mixture of storm-water runoff and sewage to the rivers approx 100 times/yr and on occasions overload the river system making it...

EPA Goes to BAT Against Toxic Industrial Wastewater
Industrial wastewater discharged into municipal sanitary sewers can pass untreated through the treatment plant and into the receiving water. Some industrial wastes can also harm biological...

Generation Challenge—Ludington Pumped Storage
This paper covers the Ludington Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Plant from two viewpoints. The first is from the Plant's point of view which includes a physical description of...

Prediction of Temperature Due to Heated Discharges
A phenomenological model has been developed for the prediction of subsurface temperature from a given set of surface isotherms due to heated effluent discharge from a thermal-electric...

Patronage Forecasting for Downtown People Movers
Studies were performed for the Southeastern Michigan Transportation Authority and Georgia Department of Transportation to determine the feasibility of Downtown People Mover (DPM) Systems...

The Renaissance of Downtown Detroit
The Detroit Renaissance Center consists of a 70-story hotel (one of the world's tallest) and 4 39 story office towers, plus restaurants, retail stores, and movie theaters....

Chevrolet Raises the Roof
Chevrolet's Gear and Axle plants in Detroit needed more space so a decision to renovate the 60-yr old structures rather than relocate the operation was made. New roof structures...

Energy Recovery Considerations at Detroit

Total Phosphorus Model for the Great Lakes
A model based on conservation of mass is developed to simulate total phosphorus budgets for the Great Lakes. Phosphorus loadings are generated from variables indicative of human development,...

Aquatic Macrophytes in White Lake, Michigan
Samples of plants were analyzed for carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorus. The findings reveal that the areal extent of the macrophytes approaches one-fifth of the lake...

 

 

 

 

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