Using CADD for Fun and Profit
American Bridge Engineers, a Pittsburgh full service engineering, architecture and planning firm, is still exploring the full capabilities of its CADD (computer aided design and drafting)...

Car Storage and Maintenance Area of Pittsburgh's Stage I Light Rail Transit System

Historic Preservation of Engineering Works
The preservation of historic industrial and transportation engineering works is examined. Preservation is reviewed in the context of history, and preservation through recording is explored....

Highway History: Modern Turnpike Era Recounted
Early history of the development of revenue bond financing of transportation projects is outlined including advances in engineering technique and policies. The origins of the original...

Planning for Transportation Control Measures in Washington, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Pittsburgh

Light Rail Transit in Pittsburgh, Pa.
A review of rapid transit planning and implementation in Pittsburgh with major emphasis upon the Port Authority's Early Action Program South Hills fixed guideway element....

Pittsburgh's Troubled Bridges: What to Do About Them—
The Pittsburgh area is troubled by old bridges that are badly deteriorated. The metropolitan area has more bridges — 1,700 — than any other. And some 66 of them have weight limits posted....

Coping with City Shrinkage
Sooner or later, many of the older cities of the U.S. are going to have to face up to the fact their population and economic bases are shrinking. Many cities continue to display an easy...

Secret to Constructing Pittsburgh's New Busway Within Budget
The owner of Pittsburgh's new South Busway worked hard to create a climate of cooperation, good will, mutual trust, and team work among owner, consulting engineer, contractor,...

Failure of Colluvial Slope
Interstate Route 279 crosses the Ohio River 9 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, PA, and continues northward along Kilbuck Run tributary valley. One section of the highway passes through a...

Mine Subsidence and Support Methods in Pittsburgh Area
The Pittsburgh area exhibits two distinct subsidence problems: (1) Active mining at depths of 300 ft or more beneath the surface; and (2) subsidence associated with structures located...

Design of Experimental Aerial Transit Structure
The experimental mass transit expressway developed, constructed, tested, and evaluated in South Park near Pittsburgh, Pa., is part of a new concept for much-needed urban mass transportation....

The Terminal Complex in Pittsburgh

Welded Connections for Space Frame Joints
Special stub weldments that were developed for the interconnection of numerous space frame members intersecting at a panel point are described. The problems of weldment layout, selection...

Predicting The Modal Split In Pittsburgh
During the preparation of a regional transportation for 1980, the Pittsburgh Area Transportation Study was required to predict future tripmaking as distributed between the automobile and...

Controlled Submergence of Pittsburgh's Deep Sewers
Features of design of Pittsburgh's thirty miles of tunnel sewers now under construction by the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority and proposed procedure for operation of...

The Planning Role in Pittsburgh's Penn-Lincoln Parkway
Role of city planners and planning agencies in development of new Pittsburgh Renaissance outlined; description of background and planning of Penn-Lincoln Parkway, Pittsburgh's...

The City Planner in Pittsburgh.s Renewal Projects
Contributions that professional planner has been called upon to make in connection with rebuilding of blighted areas of cities under redevelopment powers, on basis of experience in Pittsburgh;...

Allegheny County Story of Smoke and Air Pollution Control
Review of air pollution legislation, measures and results obtained in Pittsburgh area....

Pittsburgh's Comprehensive Improvement Program
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