More stories about Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

  • Protected intersections

    What happens when a cyclist in a bicycle lane reaches an intersection? The solution is a design that continues the protected bike lane with improved sightlines that guides everyone through seamlessly.

  • Protected intersections and MUTCD compliance

    Protected intersections fully comply with existing design standards. “The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is about markings and signs,” says Nick Falbo, senior planner for Alta Planning + Design.

  • APWA Top 10 Leader Ken Grehm talks technology

    American Public Works Association's 2014 Top 10 Leaders share their favorite on-the-job technologies: Ken Grehm, Auburn, Calif.

  • Adapt your planting plan

    Selecting tree species with internal genetic traits that promote resilience to external threats reduces the vulnerability of the future urban forest.

  • DBO water contracts increasingly popular

    At least three West Coast cities are using design-build-operate (DBO) to deliver critical water and sewer upgrades. The methodology is also popular with engineering awards judges.

  • Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) visualizes Smart Grid with Space-Time Insight’s situational intelligence software

    Correlation and Analysis of Smart Meter, Distribution, Outage, and Environmental Data Leads to Faster, Smarter Decisions Space-Time Insight, the leading provider of next-generation situational intelligence solutions, today announced that the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has...

  • Numer of townships decrease nationwide

    According to The Sacramento Bee's analysis of the 2012 Census of Governments, 10 states have fewer townships because of mergers and consolidations.

  • Let ‘em fight it out

    Creating a competitive bidding environment using performance-based specifications: Part 2 of 2.

  • Getting beyond 'lowest-bid'

  • Hitting the road

    Tom Webber, street supervisor for the city of Sacramento, Calif., is responsible for line striping and legend marking for 2750 lane miles of city roadway. This includes 600 crosswalks and more than 150 school zones. Since 1999, an average of 10 intersections have been added annually to the city...