The Public Trust Doctrine and Implied Dedications
An overview is given on the public trust doctrine and public rights obtained by the implied dedication of property to a public use. Historical development of public trust doctrine in the...

A Study of the Stability of the Elms Cliffs on the Chesapeake Bay
The Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries form one of the most prized natural treasures of the United States. Although parts of the Bay's shoreline have been subjected to pollution, overdevelopment...

Low Cost Sand Re-Nourishment to Combat Chronic Beach Erosion: Long Beach, California
The City of Long Beach has analyzed and attempted numerous methods of beach erosion control and mitigation along Peninsula Beach. With the exception of beach nourishment, nothing has proven...

Possible Sand Resources on the Reef Front Around Oahu
Large sediment deposits on the reef front around Oahu are a possible resource for replenishing eroded beaches. An overview is given on the collection of closely spaced, high-resolution...

Urban Public Transportation Systems
Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage
Papers presented at the ASCE's First International Conference on Urban Public Transportation Systems held in Miami, Florida, during March 21-25, 1999, are included in this...

Making Way for Runways
New runway construction at major U.S. airports is not only about landing more airplanes, it's about moving communities, spanning or moving interstate highways, and hauling...

The New Orleans Network
Though Seattle and Portland are the cities usually associated with high rainfall, the New Orleans metropolitan area averages 58 in. (1,473 mm) of rainfall each year—more than any other...

Advanced Practices in Travel Demand Modeling

The Commuter Model: A User-Friendly Analytical Tool for Commuter Choice and Voluntary Measure Programs

Replacing the East Bay Bridge
The seismically vulnerable East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will be replaced with a dual eastbound and westbound, 3.6-km-long structure. The cost of the replacement bridge...

Smart Sign Support
The Route 80-MAGIC (Metropolitan Area Guidance, Information and Control) project is considered to be the showcase Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) project for the state of New Jersey....

Rapid Expansion
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is undertaking an ambitious light-rail expansion program. It already operates a 20 mi (32 km) light-rail starter system in the city of Dallas. Under construction...

Blocking the Tide
The city of Venice is in peril as a result of increased tidal flooding, and a proposed system of movable gates offers the greatest promise of safeguarding the city's future....

Mobile Bay Scour Analysis for Mobile and Baldwin Counties, Alabama

Modification of Neill's Equation for Tidal Flow Analysis

Geomorphic Factors in Tidal Waterway Hydraulic Modeling

Successful Implementation of Grouted Boulder Grade Control Structures on Drainageways in the Denver Metropolitan Area

Pipe Up
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) provides potable water for approximately 1.2 million people in San Francisco's East Bay area and is constructing seismic upgrades...

Through Frozen Ground
The most difficult section of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Silver Line transit corridor project is approximately 112 m (400 ft) of tunnel below...

Conference Overview and Summary

 

 

 

 

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