Pervious in Winter
As an off-shoot of our discussion about pervious concrete and curing, a second...
Why the Highway Trust Fund is doomed to go broke
A proposal to raise $164 billion over 10 years won’t pass in time to keep the...
Adapt your planting plan
Selecting tree species with internal genetic traits that promote resilience to...
City of Easton’s City Hall and Transportation Center to Feature Precast
The primary material for the entire complex is precast concrete. The concrete panels are textured using irregular striations to resemble the effect of a river cutting through a canyon. “We chose concrete because this material, too, has come full circle and is expressive of our architectural intent,” Spillman Farmer Project Architect Michael J. Metzger, AIA, LEED AP explained. “Northampton County is the birthplace of Portland cement, an element that helped propel our region’s past successes. But, cement has also become a high-tech building material that delivers in incredible gains – in construction time, visual expression, and user experience.”
Can your water or wastewater utility afford to go wireless?
The pros and cons of public vs. private two-way radio communications.
Food: the final fontier
A community of 210,000 masters the residential and commercial organics waste stream.
Nashville creates Tennessee's first ‘green’ street
Low-impact design diverts 1.2 million gallons of runoff annually from the Cumberland River.
How to go green by 2013
Estimating return on investment for low-impact design versus traditional stormwater control infrastructure.
History made in a historical city
Two of the profession's largest associations convene simultaneously, offering...
Rebels with a cause
Paul Revere's midnight ride once inspired the citizens of Lexington, Mass., to become the nation's first patriots. Today, public works is inspiring them to become revolutionaries once again.