Recent Advances in the Characterization of Transportation Geo-Materials
This proceedings, Recent Advances in the Characterization of Transportation Geo-Materials, contains a compendium of papers demonstrating a...

The Arch Bridge Mystery
For some years, concrete from the Manayunk Bridge—a long-idle, spandrel-arch railroad bridge in Philadelphia—had been spalling toward the streets and river below. While a system of nets...

Seattle Solutions
Many of Seattle's most important bridges are vulnerable to serious damage if a much-anticipated big earthquake hits. A city-wide study designated lifeline structures for retrofitting,...

Hong Kong MTR Corporation Airport Railway

Rebuilding History
Deterioration of the second-oldest multiple-arch masonry viaduct in the country—in Canton, Mass.—threatened its ability to continue carrying Amtrak's Northeast Corridor trains,...

Riding the Rail
Spurred by decaying or overcrowded roads, communities across the U.S. are planning, building or renovating light rail, freight rail and high speed rail systems. The rail boom, funded in...

Bridge Within a Bridge
A multinational consortium retrofitted the Tagus River suspension bridge in Lisbon, Portugal. The retrofit included widening the roadway deck from five to six lanes, installing a railroad...

Short-Distance Transport Systems in Japan: Current Status and Future Prospects

Station Capacity: An Issue in PRT System Planning

Inclined Elevators of Nishinomiya Najio New Town

Upgrading for ATO on the Yokahama Kanazawa Seaside Line

Planning, Design and Construction of the Pier B Railyard for the Port of Long Beach

Port of Los Angeles Badger Avenue Bridge Replacement Project

Risk Management of Rail Mounted Machines

U.S. Trade Growth: Are Ports, Rails and Roads Enough?

Planning Intermodal Capability at West Coast Container Terminals

Putting Polystyrene to Work
Geofoam, the generic name for block or low density cellular plastic foam solids used in geotechnical applications, has low density and good insulation properties, which makes it well suited...

A Check Point Approach to Trapped Vehicle Detection

Simulation and Validation of Four Quadrant Gate Operations

Development of the Railway Concentrating Transport in China





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