Development of the Sheboygan Waterfront Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Bayes' Theorem and Quantitative Risk Assessment
This paper argues that for a quantitative risk analysis (QRA) to be useful for public and private decisionmaking, and for rallying the support necessary to implement those decisions, it...

Sharing the Risk
In infrastructure privatization, arranging financing is as much an art as a science. At a recent conference in Washington, D.C., speakers discussed the opening of the public capital markets...

Service Lateral Reconstruction in the Isle of Man

Vietnam: Firsthand Feedback
Impressions and advice on doing business in Vietnam. Black & Veatch was the first U.S. engineering firm in Vietnam. Wayne West, BV's man in Hanoi, and James Patton,...

The Mexican Migration
The North American Free Trade Agreement has made Mexico an attractive market for U.S. firms, particularly in the environmental field. At the same time, privatization (as with toll roads...

Argentina: Back in Business
Having achieved democracy and stabilized its economy, Argentina is working to improve its transport, telephone and power systems and to ease its housing shortage; the local construction...

Getting Together for Sustainable Development
With environmentally sound development getting increasing attention, there is a need to bring experienced environmental engineers together with counterparts in the developing world who...

Privatization Takes Its Toll
When Congress passed and President Bush signed into law the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, the bill's provisions designed to encourage private-sector...

What Do You Mean by That?
The engineering and construction profession, like any other, has its own buzzwords and jargon. But as terms become ingrained in the profession's lexicon, they take on different...

Urban Water Planning—A Western Nevada Case Study
The result of the increased demands due to population growth in the Reno/Sparks urban area and new uses i.e., environmental and Pyramid Lake related, has created increased competition...

Managing Government Contracts: Tips to Keeping Your Sanity
The key to managing large government projects is to divide it into smaller manageable pieces and organize it accordingly. Government projects are unique in that they require much more...

Partnering in Water Resources Planning in Florida
This paper discusses successful partnering efforts by the Corps of Engineers in water resources development in Florida. The partnering involves the Corps, local project sponsors and other...

Politics and Drought Planning: Friends or Foes?
Nothing frustrates the average drought planner more than politics. Yet, droughts cannot be prepared for realistically without reliable political partners, smoothly cooperating government...

The San Andreas Fault System, A Multimedia Earthquake Encyclopedia
The objective of this paper is to present the current efforts underway towards the development of the first multimedia earthquake encyclopedia. This is an attempt to use the treasury of...

Public Utilities GIS: Promises and Pitfalls
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and public utilities are natural partners. Municipal public utilities departments and other public works agencies rely on geographical information...

The California Smart Traveler 1993 Status Report
California's Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is teaming with public and private organizations in the research and development of Smart Traveler systems to provide operators, passengers...

Private Sector Role in Infrastructure Renewal: Challenges and Opportunities
In order to solve the problem infrastructure renewal it is necessary to get leadership from both public and private sectors. This paper looks at how the private sector can play a role...

Infrastructure Planning for Private Sector Investment
To minimize the use of public resources for infrastructure development, major works are being initiated in Latin America with studies designed to attract capital investment from the private...

What Happened to High Speed Rail in Florida?
This paper presents a critical analysis of the 1980s Florida endeavor to develop by private sector franchise America's first true high speed rail system, its failure, and some lessons...

 

 

 

 

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