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Stephanie Johnston

Stephanie Johnston

As editor in chief, Stephanie Johnston oversees Public Works’ print magazine, website, e-newsletters, and digital initiatives. Before joining the staff 10 years ago, she worked on publications owned by the American Bar Association, Associated Equipment Distributors, and agriculture-industry publisher Century Communications. In 2015, she became editor of Concrete Construction sister publication Concrete Surfaces. She has a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and lives in a Chicago suburb. E-mail sjohnston@hanleywood.com or follow her on Twitter at @StephanieatPW.

Stephanie Johnston's Posts

2017: Brave New World for Public Works Profession 2017: Brave New World for Public Works Profession

Every era has its technological winners and losers. I think we're at the dawn of something that could profoundly affect staffing levels for all infrastructure services. Read more

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Meet the Amazon.com of Construction Equipment Meet the Amazon.com of Construction Equipment

The developers of an online equipment and attachments marketplace think consumers are ready to buy wheel loaders, dozers, and excavators without kicking the tires first. Read more

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Free transit rides! No thanks, say Baltimore residents Free transit rides! No thanks, say Baltimore residents

Like parents, public agencies get very good at devising the spoonful of sugar that makes the medicine go down. Read more

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It's National Walk to School Day! It's National Walk to School Day!

Get off the couch and celebrate this annual program's 20th anniversary. Read more

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New Orleans: The Great American Comeback Story New Orleans: The Great American Comeback Story

Serious thoughts inspired by the Crescent City. Read more

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