An Introduction to Taipei Suburban Sewage Collection and Treatment Systems
Taipei Suburban Sewerage System covers the lower Tansui River Basin located in Northern Taiwan The planning area (excluding Municipality of Taipei) consists of 14 township in Taipei County...

Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Project
Conversion of a limestone quarry into an off-line reservoir provides flood protection for a rapidly developing County in the suburbs of Chicago....

GIS Modeling of Neo-Traditional Neighborhood Development
Emerging strategies for land use development suggest that neo-traditional neighborhoods promote increased accessibility with reduced traffic congestion compared to current suburban developments....

Data Capture with GPS for Sewer Map Updates
The Cobb County Water System in suburban Atlanta, Georgia selected RJN Environmental Associates, Inc. to provide infiltration and inflow (I/I) source detection and mapping services in...

A Microcomputer Model to Estimate the Benefits of Volume Generated Auxiliary Passing Lanes on Two-Lane, Two-Way Highways
Safety and operational characteristics of rural and suburban two-lane roadways can be substantially improved by the provision of adequate passing opportunity, especially as traffic volumes...

Implementation of a Real-Time, Paratransit Scheduling System at DART
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) implemented the GIRO/ACCES paratransit scheduling system for its HandiRides and DARTABOUT paratransit programs. HandiRides serves elderly and disabled...

Research on the Buffer Effect of Canals
In Japan, canals for transport have been developed on the coast of urban areas. Recently, it has become evident that those areas are under chaotic conditions due to the decline of the...

Arterial Street Incident Detection Using Multiple Data Sources: Plans for ADVANCE
An Advanced Traveler Information System demonstration called ADVANCE is being prepared for implementation on an arterial street network in the suburbs of Chicago. This paper will describe...

Future Urbanization Effects on Occoquan Dam PMF
The Fairfax County Water Authority's Occoquan dam, in northern Virginia, are being anchored at a cost of about $2 million. The reason is to increase stability due to an increased PMF estimate...

Pierce Transit's Experience with an Alternate Fuel Compressed Natural Gas January-December 1992
At the end of 1992, Pierce Transit's CNG fleet consisted of 30, 40-foot Orion buses, 19 ElDorado Buses, on GMC 'New Look' bus, one 1990 Chevy Celebrity, and one Collins Shuttle van. As...

The New Transit System Plan for Sendai City
It is observed recently in Sendai City that the motor traffic from suburban residential areas to the city center is rapidly increasing and incoming cars are often delayed in the morning...

Egypt's Real-Time Water Management
The challenge and complexity of efficiently managing the distribution of the 55 billion m that Egypt draws from the Nile every year has prompted the country's Ministry of...

Retrofitting a Landmark
A decade after it was abandoned, a famous sixty year old tire factory has been rehabilitated as part of a $118 million adaptive mixed-reuse commercial-office mall known as the Citadel....

A Microcomputer-Based Model for Identifying Urban and Suburban Roadways with Critical Large Truck Accident Rates

Traffic Impact Fees in Schaumburg, Illinois
Schaumburg, Illinois, a suburban employment center northwest of Chicago, developed a traffic impact fee program 13 years ago. The program has met with little resistance from developers....

Land Use, Transportation and Air Quality Relationships
Increasing land development densities and reducing suburban sprawl is frequently considered as a tool to reduce vehicle miles of travel and resultant air pollution emissions. Two studies...

Estimating Urban and Suburban Sewage Flows with Assistance of GIS Technology
The Massachusetts Water Resource Authority (MWRA), an agency created by the Massachusetts legislature to provide wholesale water and sewer services to the metropolitan Boston areea, is...

Excavation and Support for the Urban Infrastructure
This proceedings, Excavation and Support for the Urban Infrastructure, contains papers which focus on various aspects of excavations and ground...

Stormwater Management Policies for Two Urbanizing Communities in Western Suburban Cleveland
The cities of North Ridgeville and Avon Lake, Ohio are two western suburbs of Cleveland. The recent completion of the interstate highway, I-480, the resurgence of Lake Erie as a prime...

Pipeline Explodes, Two Dead, 31 Injured, 11 Homes Destroyed
A high pressure pipeline in a suburb of San Bernardino, California exploded in a deadly fireball on May 25, 1989. Damaged as a result of a train wreck several weeks earlier, or by the...

 

 

 

 

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