Sewer Force Mains for a Congested Suburban Area

Salvaging Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio has suffered from shrinking inner-city wealth resulting in reduced budgets for its urban infrastructure. Now, led by the Greater Cleveland Growth Association, the city...

Washington D.C. Suburban I66—Unique Compromise in Expressway Design
A controversial urban Interstate project with more than 40 years of history has reached the final stages of construction. Citizen participation in varying forms has led to the development...

Runoff Synthesis Using Landsat and SCS Model
The land cover requirements of the Soil Conservation Service (SCS) model used to develop volume of runoff for hydrograph synthesis in suburban areas were modified to be compatible with...

Signal Timing Selection for Critical Intersections
In this paper, a systematic procedure is developed allowing determination of the optimal signal settings at isolated pretimed oversaturated intersections. The proposed methodology can...

Duluth Sanitary District First in U.S. to Take Charge of Both Sewage and Refuse
The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, serving Duluth, Minnesota and its suburbs, is the first sanitary district in the U.S. to be responsible for both wastewater and municipal refuse...

Using Fiscal Models to Evaluate Land Plans — The Suburban Montgomery County Maryland Experience

TSM Measures for Major Activity Centers
Transportation Systems Management (TSM) measures, originally conceived as a tool applicable on a region-wide scale, can be successfully applied at major activity centers to avoid, minimize...

Chicago Water System: Opportunities and Challenge of Lake Michigan
As regions and localities all over the world are being faced with the growing problem of water shortages, Chicago is fortunate to have Lake Michigan, an excellent source of supply that...

Making Maps by Computer°City and Utilities Team Up in Pioneer Effort
There is heavy duplication of map making and maintenance—as many as 68 different maps of the same area were counted in the Vancouver, Canada, suburb of Burnaby. This, and the fact that...

Stamford's Urban Renewal Project Takes Off
Stamford, Conn. is one of the most fiscally sound cities in the United States. And a key reason is that over the past 13 years, it has become the home of 16 of the nation's...

What Happens to Cities When the Gas Runs Out—
Many suburban-urban areas will be crippled by gas rationing; commuters may be unable to get to work until emergency procedures are in place. Some far-sighted communities, however, have...

How Top Officials Would Save Aging American Cities
The November 1978 issue of CIVIL ENGINEERING—ASCE took an in-depth look at what was ailing America's older cities — and what some possible remedies were. This current article...

Park-Ride Operations in Seattle Metropolitan Area
The regional transit system in Seattle is rapidly developing as one of the most modern of all bus systems in the country. Current expansion is guided by a plan for 1980 which makes innovative...

Mean Wind Profiles and Change of Terrain Roughness
Information is presented on the wind structure in established flow over terrains with various roughness characteristics (open water, open terrain, suburban terrain, towns, centers of large...

Making of Modern Metropolis
The period between World War II and 1970 has been called the era of the exploding metropolis. Behind this exodus of people from the central city to the suburbs: prosperity of workers;...

Nonassisted Private Suburban Development
Kingwood is a successful 11,000-acre (45 km/FR/US2/TU/TF) privately financed balanced community on the outskirts of Houston, Tex. Master planning consists of residential villages and commercial...

Sand and Gravel — Don't Take Them for Granted
One assumes the supply of sand and gravel is inexhaustible. In fact, at certain times and places it is not. At least not at today's relatively low prices. This is particularly...

Operational Efficiency of Suburban Railroads

Urban freeways-salvation of cities or their death?
When the freeway building boom began 25 years ago, these high-speed urban arteries were labeled the salvation of the cities, which were hurting because of the exodus to the suburbs. Then...

 

 

 

 

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