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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

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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Half-Price Construction Equipment! Half-Price Construction Equipment!

A new online marketplace lowers sticker price by simplifying specifications. Read more

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Five Things I Learned on Summer Vacation (er, APWA Show) Five Things I Learned on Summer Vacation (er, APWA Show)

With new executive director Scott Grayson on board, the American Public Works Association’s annual convention hummed with new energy. Here are just a few things I learned, in no particular order. Read more

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