August 2016 Table of Contents

Features
APWA Top 10 Leaders for 2016 APWA Top 10 Leaders for 2016

Leaders give advice on how to deal with elected officials. Read more

A chance to advance A chance to advance

Succession plans usually focus on smooth management-level transitions. To build the best team possible, this agency includes all ranks. Read more

Pretty paving Pretty paving

Permeable paving material kills two birds with one stone for do-it-yourself public works department. Read more

Give ʼem shelter Give ʼem shelter

In five years, a Georgia animal shelter’s euthanasia rate went from one of the worst to best. Here’s how this public works department did it. Read more

Infrastructure at risk Emergency Management Infrastructure at risk

This city’s preparing for the future by analyzing how global trends will local affect stormwater and transportation infrastructure. Read more

Workzone
Three Ways to Pay for Smart Roads Three Ways to Pay for Smart Roads

Study identifies the challenges that keep public agencies from deploying intelligent transportation technology. Read more

ADA Corner
ADA Corner The Americans with Disabilities Act, 26 years later

New publication explains how quality of life has improved since President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990. Read more

Ideas & Opinions
GPS isn’t the only technology that autonomous vehicles rely on GPS isn’t the only technology that autonomous vehicles rely on

The safety of our driverless future depends on well-maintained and easy-to-see lane stripes and edge lines. Read more

Products
American Public Works Association PWX Products American Public Works Association PWX Products

List of products featured in Public Works magazine. Read more

Out of the Ordinary
Save the pollinators Out of the Ordinary Save the pollinators

Two organizations team up to help preserve Maryland pollinators. Read more

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