The Dock Street Dam and Lake Project

Traffic Jams on Main Street
Traffic congestion in suburban areas has become a leading public concern prompting a renewed search for transportation and land use strategies to help relieve congestion. Causes of traffic...

Rehabbing the Underground Railroad
The Park Ave. Railroad Tunnel brings three commuter rail lines into New York City's Grand Central Station. The four tracks occupy three tubes from 97th St. to 57th St., where...

Current Status of Research and Implementation
A review of the effectiveness of roadway safety measures to reduce traffic accidents is given. This paper attempts to discuss in detail the current status of safety-related knowledge and...

21ST Century T2 for Local Transportation Managers
A plausible scenario to 21st Century technology transfer for local road and street managers is presented. The future needs of local managers and their level of expertise is addressed within...

Future Challenges for the Municipal Engineer
This paper acknowledges the role of the municipal engineer as constantly evolving and with even more changes in the future. Factors influencing these changes are the federal deficit, the...

An Essential Municipal Tool—The Residential Street Guide
This paper presents the residential street design guide. The purpose in presenting residential street design considerations is to call attention to a broad range of factors which should...

Engineering 21st Century Highways
The conference on Engineering 21st Century Highways focuses on the needs or highway transportation in the 21st century and explores near term decisions and activities required in the next...

Effects on Infrastructure
Effects on the transportation and communications infrastructure due to the earthquakes of September 19 and 20 are described and analyzed. It can be concluded that these effects were actually...

68th Street Intake Crib-Inspection and Repair

How to Provide Shoreline Public Access
Methods of providing access facilities are covered which range from outright acquisition, obtaining public easements, and converting street ends to conditioning development permits. The...

Applications of an Integrated Traffic Analysis Package
This paper presents an integrated traffic analysis package called AAP (the Arterial Analysis Package). AAP, which was developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), contains three...

Comparison of TRC 212 and SR 209 LOS Calculations
With the release in 1985 of Transportation Research Board (TRB) Special Report (SR) 209, numerous traffic engineering agencies began the transition to new methods of calculating capacity...

SIDRA—An Australian Program for Signalised Intersection Analysis
As more complicated signal phasing systems have been implemented in practice, the analysis methods have moved from a phase-control philosophy applied to approach roads to a group-control...

Procedures for Evaluating TSM Projects
The constraints of limited funding, increasing demand and environmental impact have led to an increase in Transportation Systems Management (TSM) improvements on surface transport systems....

Financial Management of Urban Transit and Street Systems

Making Parking Pay
This paper analyzes the financing opportunities and options for providing new downtown parking garages. It identifies the present financial posture of municipal parking agencies, analyzes...

A Knowledge-Based Approach to Improve Urban Transportation Decision-Making
This paper describes a microcomputer-based tool that has been developed to facilitate acquisition and improvement of skills in urban transportation decision-making, in an educational environment....

Safety Impacts of Installing Pedestrian Crosswalks
At-grade pedestrian crossovers (PXO's) have been installed at about 700 locations in Metropolitan Toronto to assist pedestrians in crossing busy streets at minimal delay to...

Microtunneling: No Pipe Dream
Microtunneling machines developed in Japan and Germany can help install pipes, ducts and cables without disrupting urban activities at street level. A microtunnel is defined as having...

 

 

 

 

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