The Human Side of L.A. Metro
Encino, Calif.-based photographer Ken Karagozian was given access to the construction of L.A. Metro's Red Line. Karagozian tries to capture not only the scope of the work...

Portland's Light Rail Goes Underground
A 29-km extension of Portland's first modern light rail system nears completion. The extension includes a 4.6 km twin-tunnel section and the deepest transit station in North...

Metro Manila Communications Lifeline Preparedness and Vulnerability - II: Learning from the Northridge Experience

Managing Construction of the L.A. Metro Red Line

The Los Angeles Heavy Rail System: Innovative Solutions to Design and Construction Challenges

Construction Management Challenges: The Los Angeles Heavy Rail Project

Compaction Grouting Effectiveness, A146, Los Angeles Metro Rail

Local Sewer Rehabilitation - Metro Chicago

Transit Network Modelling—A New Approach
London's underground is one of the world's largest heavy-rail underground systems. London underground Limited (LUL) is the main rapid transit operator in London, and is financed directly...

Automatic Vehicle Location at Seattle Metro
Seattle Metro has issued final acceptance on a signpost-based AVL system. The system has been well received by operators and by service communications coordinators. Metro has taken steps...

Transit Signal Priority Treatments in the Puget Sound Region
This paper documents work which has been done in the Puget Sound region toward developing a region wide signal priority treatment. The study results documented herein were accomplished...

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...

The New U.S. Senate Subway System
It was recognized in 1909, when the first Senate Subway System was installed, that a rapid means of securely transporting Senators from their remote offices to the Capitol Building was...

Sensitivity Analysis of Financial Forecasts for MBTA Infrastructure Investment Program
This paper describes a financial analysis methodology and model developed for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), which provides comprehensive projections of the relationships...

Television and Scanning Sonar in Seattle Metro's Siphons and Brick Sewers
Comprehensive and often costly investigations are required in order to identify performance deficiencies of the pipeline in sewer systems, particularly when sewers in excess of 48-inch...

The West Point Story—Chapter 4: Design
Metro's approach to design was one of integrated environmental and plant design. The project team, with guidance from the community and the city's parks department, established goals before...

Tunnel Seepage Control by the Interior Grouting Method

A Computer-Assisted Automated Data Acquisition System for Remote Monitoring

Seismic Vulnerability Analysis and Upgrade of Seattle Metro Wastewater Facilities
The Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle, Metro, provides wholesale wastewater transport and treatment for 30 cities and sewer districts. A Seismic Vulnerability Assessment Worksheet for...

Experiments with Formal Specifications on MAGGALY
Until lately, safety functions for automatic train driving systems have mostly been implemented with classical techniques such as relays, way circuitry and, more recently, electronic devices....

 

 

 

 

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