Stephanie Johnston's Blog


Editor's Note

As Editor in Chief of Public Works, Stephanie Johnston directs the brand’s magazine, website, e-newsletters, and contributes to webcasts...


ADA Corner

  • Springing into summer

    Answer these 10 questions to ensure parks, trails, and playgrounds are ready to (safely) rock.

  • No one sues themselves

    How to form a disabilities committee that turns ‘difficult’ people into powerful allies.

  • Ground surface and wheelchair users

    A short video you once showed on high-vibration vs. smooth ground surfaces has stayed with me in all my sidewalk, patio, and outdoor...


ADA Corner

Michele S. Ohmes is an Americans with Disabilities Act specialist and wheelchair user who works with public works departments, facility...


The Works

  • Social Media Campaigns

    How to leverage free resources for your agency's online public outreach efforts.

  • Hosting online surveys and polls

    By leveraging online survey tools, public works departments can quickly and efficiently collect feedback from both citizens and employees.

  • Protecting your domain

    No agency wants citizens to visit their project website and find objectionable content. It's even worse if the agency is forced to allow it...


The Works

A former senior editor of PUBLIC WORKS, Pam Broviak publishes the Public Works Group Blog.


Municipal Engineering Nuts & Bolts


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