Marketing a Public-Private Small Scale Hydro Project: Case History, Kent County, Michigan
In 1982, Kent County, Michigan faced an interesting dilemma. Back in 1965, they had purchased the Fallasburg Dam and powerhouse from Consumers Power Company for 1. Without putting funds...

America's Changing Demographics: Impacts on Transportation Requirements
Present and future demographic changes in the United States will significantly impact future transportation requirements. These changes include a redistribution of the nation's...

Plugging the Public Sector Brain Drain
For years, many agencies have been able to hire and retain highly-educated, highly-skilled work forces, even though their wages, incentives and working conditions have not been fully competitive...

Terrestrial Trends for Building Technology in North America
This paper discusses new building technologies that will develop in the early 1990's to become significant technologies by the mid 1990's. The perspective is...

The Formulation of a Comprehensive Program to Protect Marine Wildlife Resources During an Oil Spill: A Case Study in Problem Solving Through Private and Public Sector Cooperation
This paper describes a unique experiment in private and public sector cooperation which led to the formulation of a comprehensive program designed to maximize the protection accorded Southern...

The Regulation of Private Waterside Development
To implement their Coastal Zone Management and Local Waterfront Revitalization Plans, towns and villages in the State of New York have been encouraged by the State to develop Harbor Management...

Coastal Project Solution, Conservancy-Style
During the past decade, the California State Coastal Conservancy has evolved a successful approach to resolving coastal land use conflicts through its many coastal projects. This non-regulatory,...

Private Coastline Conservation Management: The Land Trust in the San Juan Islands, Washington
Waterfront land values in prime recreation areas like the San Juan Islands are very high. Local, state, and federal agencies have scarce resources for conserving the natural beauty of...

California: Private Beaches Yield to Public Access
California, often a leader in championing public rights, has grappled with the issue of private ownership versus public usage of the seashore, and in recent years has developed interesting...

Public Access on Private Property in New York City
The New York City Waterfront Revitalization Program (WRP) was approved by the city's governing body, and the New York State Secretary of State in 1982. The WRP established...

Controls on the Development and Operation of Shrimp Farms in Ecuador
Best sites for shrimp farm in Ecuador are located in the beach and bay zone. Another option is upland. Several procedures for obtaining a lease in the beach and bay zone or to buy vacant...

Liberty State Park: A Public/Private Partnership (abstract)
The Liberty State Park Development Corporation was formed to create public/private partnerships to develop this 750 acre urban park, which lies just 1750 feet from the Statue of Liberty....

Judicial Review of Coastal Regulation
The paper discusses the impact of recent public access cases on the regulatory taking issue and on the long-term prognosis for public access and private rights along the California coast....

Development and Implementation of a Private Sector Infiltration/Inflow Removal Program

Can Urban Transportation Be Managed as a Business?
There are many managerial tools and techniques available to the transportation professional that have been tested, tried and perfected in the private sector, and in a limited way in the...

Public and Private Sector Strategies to Deal with Urban and Suburban Congestion
Urban transportation congestion both in the case of our cities and in many of our suburbs, has exceeded tolerable limits in many parts of the nation. Public agencies operate under very...

Modification and Evolution of Strategic Planning to Fit a Public Agency Environment
This paper chronicles the development and evolution of strategic planning and management tools at NJ Transit over the last three years. It describes the initial introduction of private...

Strategic Planning: Public Transit Agency Experience Versus Private Carrier Practice

Cost Effective Transit Capital Planning
The analysis required for expansion of capital assets in public transit is complex and inter-disciplinary. Economic analysis is only one part of that overall evaluation. Thus, expansion...

Revenue Diversification for Transportation: Stepping Beyond Public-Private Partnerships
The objective of the discussion is to explore a range of revenue generating activities which may be undertaken by public sector transportation providers, transit and highway transportation...

 

 

 

 

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