Research for 21st Century Highways
The national highway community is looking into the 21st Century to anticipate the needs that will be placed on highways over the next 3 decades. The view suggests that new technology will...

The Problem with Public Works
This article discusses the reasons that public projects take longer to complete than private projects do. Unencumbered by the laws, regulations and political conflicts that slow public...

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...

Public Access and Waterfront Redevelopment—Making it Happen
Once an abandoned, industrial wasteland and now a recreational showcase, the Ruston Way waterfront is one of Tacoma's premiere attractions. The successful revitalization is...

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,...

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...

Salmon Restoration in Humboldt Bay: A Model of Citizen and Government Participation
Two organizations emerged in 1969 that successfully brought together a wide variety of public and private entities and government agencies with the goal of reversing the decline of the...

Merging Alaskan Aquaculture and Coastal Management
Since the 1970s the coastal management and the private aquaculture programs in Alaska have developed and progressed in a parallel, yet unilateral fashion. The efforts at clarifying shared...

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...

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...

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

Building a Team, Not Just a Building
The best way to resolve construction disputes is to head them off. And the best time to step in is before your contractor is hired. In the private sector, there is no reason to open the...

Development of a Statewide System for Routing and Scheduling School Buses
The State of North Carolina is in the first year of installing a Transportation Information Management System (TIMS). This paper describes the events over the past six years which have...

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...

 

 

 

 

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