If you've accessed www.pwmag.com from a smart device, until today the results weren't easy to read or navigate.

That's because our website was designed for folks who use a desktop computer or laptop.

If that's you, you're still in the majority. But every year, more and more Public Works readers visit via smartphone or tablet. Eventually, the magazine's owners believe, everyone everywhere will get all the information they need via a screen. If so, this venerable magazine, which was launched in 1896, will no longer be printed on paper.

How soon that happens (and if it happens in the super security-conscious government sector) is anybody's guess. In the meantime, our owners invested in software that automatically formats website pages based on the device -- computer monitor, smartphone, or tablet -- you're using.

Public Works is now digital-first. That means everything you see in the magazine has already been published online. Unlike a magazine with a finite number of pages, we have no space limitations on the internet. We publish a lot more on www.pwmag.com than we ever could in the magazine.

That's why it's important to add www.pwmag.com to your device's favorites list in addition to bookmarking the website on your desktop computer.

in addition to being more user-friendly, the redesign lets you:

I hope you enjoy the new site as much as we enjoyed putting it together. Let me know if you have any questions or comments by e-mailing sjohnston@hanleywood.com.