Ocean Erosion Control for the Private Sector
The paper describes some procedures of design and construction of riprap type protective structures to contain ocean erosion and to provide an end product that both gives protection and...

Institutional Constraints to Coastal Zone Management: A Case Study of Hawaii (abstract)
The problems that plague Hawaii's coastal zone management are primarily the result of 'institutional' factors, some of them rather unique. These...

Applying Private Sector Financial Incentives to Urban Transit
Financial incentives for both managers and workers are widely used in the private sector to spur increased performance and productivity. Can they work in the transit industry? This paper...

Strategic Human Resources Management
This paper discusses progressive human resources management strategies for improving the productivity and service performance of urban transportation organizations. The paper attributes...

Managing Urban Transportation as a Business
This book contains papers and discussion summaries from the specialty conference Managing Urban Transportation as a Business held in Orlando, Florida in 1987. The purpose of the conference...

Evolving Strategic Management Processes at State and Regional Transportation Agencies
Recent progress and accomplishments in strategic planning/management at four transportation agencies: the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, New Jersey Transit Corporation, New...

Prospects for Hydroelectric Power Development at Corps of Engineer Dams
There are two basic approaches to developing hydroelectric power facilities at Corps dams. The Corps can develop projects at the request of Congress through the authorization process....

The Municipal Preference and Hydropower Project Finance
There is a continuing search for a way to combine private financing, using tax benefits provided under the Internal Revenue Code, with the municipal preference provided under the Federal...

The Public/Private Condo
A 20-story office building in Chicago was built on publicly owned land under a condominium arrangement that allowed a developer full ownership of air rights over and above the 100,000...

Public and Private Cooperation in Realizing Innovation on the Nation's Roads

The Revitalization of Toledo's Waterfront
This paper traces the revitalization of Toledo's Maumee riverfront through a public/private cooperative effort that has spanned more than a decade. The development and funding...

Practice of Risk Analysis in the Private Sector
Although risk-analysis is currently gaining acceptance in the decision process among engineers involved in public safety of water resources projects, the 'state-of-the-art'...

Waterfront Planning and Development
These papers were presented at the Waterfront Planning and Development Symposium held in October, 1986 during the Boston ASCE Convention. The Symposium presented an all inclusive picture...

Ports in Transition in the Developing World
Export led strategies have been proposed by the main financial institution as a way for these countries to emerge from the downturn. This policy relies heavily on foreign trade. Transportation,...

National Urban Transportation Planning Trends and Implications
This paper explores urban transportation planning, program, and policy trends of the 1980s. Legislative and regulatory changes are also addressed. Among the planning trends discussed are...

Institutional Barriers to Private Financing
This paper examines the general question of institutional barriers at federal, state and local levels of government to private participation and financing in urban transportation. He reports...

Use of Private Contracting in Highway Maintenance
Managing the business of highway and bridge maintenance in this country is largely a function of the public sector. As in the private sector, economic realities during the past decade...

TPMs and Their Use: A Case Study
Transit performance measures (TPMs) are useful in identifying transit system deficiencies, which will provide management with opportunities for system modification and improvement. They...

Assessing Infrastructure Alternatives—Atlantic City Style
As with most older American Cities, the originally installed infrastructure was not designed to meet the increased demands of today. Time has seen the creation of many separate but yet...

Special Management Area Planning in Mississippi's Coastal Zone: The Port Bienville Experience
In Mississippi, the key state agency charged with the responsibility for coastal wetland protection is the Bureau of Marine Resources, a sub-division of the Department of Wildlife Conservation....

 

 

 

 

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