Why Public Parking Garages Will Need Retrofitting
The nation's highway and traffic engineers aren't the only public works professionals who'll have to rethink design and construction because of technology. Experts think that, within five years, the same technology will change what drivers need from parking garages.
A Coffeetable Book for Public Works Geeks
What's one thing that underground transit systems have in common? They're...
How to Write a Professional Services Contract
Shifting all risk to the design consultant can backfire.
Now THAT's Some Awesome Public Outreach
The City of Columbus beat 77 other candidates for the U.S. DOT's first Smart...
The Battle for Miami Beach
A coastal public works department’s assertive strategy for dealing with sea level...
Help Wanted: New Town Seeks Public Works Professionals
The nation's largest planned community is building a team from scratch.
Wanna Walk the Public Works Show with Me?
The American Public Works Association brings its annual convention to Minneapolis Sun., Aug. 28, through Wed., Aug. 31. I’m there for the duration. Anyone want to join me?
County’s Plan to Improve Solid Waste Management
The metrics -- 4,751 square miles and 10 million people – are mind-boggling. To better manage commercial and other large-volume properties in unincorporated areas, Los Angeles County is turning to outside expertise.
City to Start Planning Underground Park
The proposal for the LowLine received rights from New York's City Hall to start...