Designing People Places
Designing people places on the waterfront relies on first satisfying people's needs. The needs of people in public places (both on and off the waterfront) include at least...

Street Fares
An argument is made for imposing user fees to amass funds for repair and maintenance of local roads and streets. These infrastructure services have to compete for local general property...

The Twlefth Street Project—Multiple Uses on the Falls of the James River
This paper is about a hydroelectric project that was not built. The project is located in Richmond, Virginia on the James River. Project civil works, water rights and adjacent land are...

Highway Safety Forum
Advancing Road Transportation Safety Through Better Communication and Cooperation Among the Disciplines
Safe travel on our streets and highways has long received ample attention. However, there remains a relatively unexplored area within this subject. This area is communication between the...

Parking Efficiency Through Shared Parking Concepts
Due to continuing demand for concentrated parking supply in our urban areas, developers and public agencies must devote a significant amount of their resources and energies to providing...

The United States Used to be a Great Country...
Up until 20 years ago, the American highway departments did a good job of maintaining bridges and they kept streets well paved. The public works departments maintained the water and sewer...

Mixed Use, Mixed Materials
Tabor Center is a $330 million office/commercial/hotel complex in Denver's urban renewal area. The two block site is bisected by a street that had to be kept open during construction....

Scheduling and Cost Control for the Pittsburgh LRT
Like most American cities, Pittsburgh has had a long history of public transportation utilizing street cars. Conversion to a modern light rail transit (LRT) system will occur in two stages,...

A Study of Inlet Control Alternatives for SWM
A laboratory study of alternatives for effecting inlet control on urban storm sewer systems for stormwater management (SWM) is described. The test facility was a full-size physical model...

Floodplain Modeling for the Henry Street Basin
A study focusing on the primary conveyance system in the 5. 7 mi**2 Henry Street Drainage Basin in Hillsborough County, Florida was conducted to develop remedial measures for the control...

The Aerometro Suspended Rail System
The unique flexibility of the Aerometro Suspended Rail System offers an excellent opportunity for addressing urban transit needs. It is capable of prefabrication off-site, relatively simple...

The Resident Engineer as Construction Team Member
The success of a construction project is affected by the actions of the resident engineer (RE). Good REs don't come off the street; they are developed through training and...

Salt Lake City Flood Experiences
Salt Lake City experienced snowmelt floods during 1983 and 1984. Peaks during these years were very high with many historic records being set in both years. Different and unique problems...

Queueing Applications for Stop Sign Operation
A pair of programs has been developed as a teaching tool to illustrate the application of simple queueing principles to transportation problems as taught in an introductory course in Transportation...

Assessment of Software for Traffic Signal Analysis
The main objectives of this paper were to conduct an up-to-date comprehensive inventory of traffic signal analysis software, select pertinent programs that operate under the MS-DOS environment,...

Microcomputer Application in Traffic Safety Needs Assessment
'MicroSafety' is software developed to identify accident problem locations and patterns. Alternative projects, costs and benefits are analyzed on common data...

Evaluation of Accident Countermeasure Viability
Traffic and safety engineers are faced with the on-going challenge of maintaining acceptable levels of safety on the roads and streets under their jurisdictions. Generally, this challenge...

Funding Streets as a Public Utility
A group of public works professionals in Washington State met in 1982 to explore using the public utility approach to street and transportation system funding. Since that time several...

Engineering with Fabric
Geotextiles are lending their strength to construction projects where conventional methods won't work. At Washington National Airport, an embankment was built into the Potomac...

Remedial Investigations at Biscayne Aquifier Hazardous Waste Sites

 

 

 

 

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