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Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during 2002. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.

President's Message

  • President's Message, Feb, p. 2
  • President's Message, Mar, p. 2
  • President's Message, Apr, p. 2
  • President's Message, May, p. 2
  • President's Message, Jun, p. 2
  • President's Message, Jul, p. 2
  • President's Message, Aug, p. 2
  • President's Message, Sep, p. 2
  • President's Message, Oct, p. 2
  • President's Message, Nov, p. 2
  • President's Message, Dec/Jan, p. 2

Washington Insight

  • Washington Insight, Feb, p. 8
  • Washington Insight, Mar, p. 5
  • Washington Insight, Apr, p. 6
  • Washington Insight, Jun, p. 5
  • Washington Insight, Jul, p. 4
  • Washington Insight, Aug, p. 4
  • Washington Insight, Sep, p. 7
  • Washington Insight, Oct, p. 4
  • Washington Insight, Nov, p. 4
  • Washington Insight, Dec/Jan, p. 4

Inside APWA

  • Call for nominations to APWA Board issued, Feb, p. 10
  • National Guide to Sustainable Municipal Infrastructure, Feb, p. 13
  • Snow Conference coming to Columbus, Feb, p. 20
  • The unsung heroes, Feb, p. 26
  • New APWA staff, Feb, p. 28
  • Can't play the game anymore? Just change the rules!, Mar, p. 11
  • Directory of chapter contacts, Apr, p. 8
  • APWA Board of Directors, Apr, p. 9
  • APWA staff, Apr, p. 10
  • Combined P/E/T Committee Meeting a success, Apr, p. 22
  • Introducing the new, improved Emerging Public Works Leaders Forum, Apr, p. 26
  • Snow Conference packs 'em in, Jun, p. 9
  • FHWA/APWA Partnership Signing, Jul, p. 5
  • APWA honors New York City Department of Sanitation, Jul, p. 6
  • Candidates for the 2002-2003 APWA Board of Directors named, Jul, p. 7
  • New APWA staff, Jul, p. 16
  • APWA briefs FCC officials on issues of managing public rights-of-way, Sep, p. 10
  • New APWA Staff, Sep, p. 11
  • New board member appointed, Oct, p. 6
  • Member Services Hotline provides member benefit, Oct, p. 7
  • DOT Secretary Mineta awarded APWA Honorary Membership, Nov, p. 6
  • New APWA Fact Sheet, Dec/Jan, p. 6
  • New APWA staff, Dec/Jan, p. 11

National Public Works Week

  • NPWW gives recognition to public works profession, Feb, p. 16
  • National Public Works Week: Little has changed in 42 years, Mar, p. 12
  • What will you be doing for National Public Works Week?, Apr, p. 27

  • APWA Book Review, Feb, p. 0
  • KCAPWA signs , Feb, p. 0
  • APWA Book Review, Mar, p. 0
  • Past APWA President, Chester J. Funnyé, dies, Apr, p. 0
  • APWA chapter leaders "step up to the plate", Apr, p. 0
  • APWA participates in "From Crayons to CAD", Apr, p. 0
  • Report Card: "Plays well with others", Apr, p. 0
  • The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)—A tool for public works professionals, Apr, p. 0
  • Washington Insight, May, p. 0
  • Technical Committee News, May, p. 0
  • "Who's on First (Street)—a Right-of-Way update", May, p. 0
  • APWA Book Reviews, May, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, May, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jun, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jul, p. 0
  • APWA Public Works Projects of the Year, Jul, p. 0
  • Diversity—what a year!, Sep, p. 0
  • Transportation and design impacts of new ADA guidelines for public rights-of-way, Sep, p. 0
  • Dennis Ross gets "roasted", Sep, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Sep, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Oct, p. 0
  • InfoLink was there...were you?, Nov, p. 0
  • APWA Book Review, Nov, p. 0
  • Awards 2002, Nov, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Nov, p. 0
  • Member Profile, Dec/Jan, p. 0
  • APWA Book Review, Dec/Jan, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Dec/Jan, p. 0

Diversity

  • Awesome!, Feb, p. 30
  • New Mexico engineer stays close to native roots, Jul, p. 37
  • Taboos and cross-cultural communication, Aug, p. 9
  • Person First! Everything else Second, Third and Fourth, Sep, p. 16

APWA-InfoLink

  • Targeted information available for a wide range of topics, Feb, p. 32
  • Community, Mar, p. 16
  • GIS...or GI Ain't your baby?, Jun, p. 11
  • The 'Net at work: Networking at APWA, Aug, p. 8
  • The truth about InfoLink, Sep, p. 12
  • Bringing it all together, Oct, p. 6
  • Start Making "Cents": The Web at Work, Dec/Jan, p. 8

International Idea Exchange

  • International Idea Exchange, Feb, p. 37
  • International Idea Exchange, Mar, p. 20
  • International Idea Exchange, Apr, p. 37
  • International Idea Exchange, May, p. 19
  • International Idea Exchange, Jun, p. 12
  • International Idea Exchange, Jul, p. 19
  • International Idea Exchange, Aug, p. 11
  • International Idea Exchange, Sep, p. 24
  • International Idea Exchange, Oct, p. 9
  • International Idea Exchange, Nov, p. 16
  • International Idea Exchange, Dec/Jan, p. 13

Water Resources

  • Dollars down the drain? Investing in water quality, Feb, p. 42
  • Artificial recharge by injection wells, Feb, p. 46
  • Construction at an operating water treatment plant, Feb, p. 48
  • WERF stormwater research planning moving forward, Feb, p. 50
  • "Backflow" water line attacks warrant further study, Feb, p. 45

Environment

  • Solid Waste Management Committee, Mar, p. 4
  • A salute to the New York City Sanitation Department, Mar, p. 24
  • Should solid waste workers be concerned about anthrax?, Mar, p. 27
  • From ashes to cottonwoods, Mar, p. 30
  • Best practices in brownfields redevelopment and environmental justice, Mar, p. 32

General

  • Thumbs up for competition and pay-for-performance in San Jose, Mar, p. 33
  • California's first female City Engineer retires, Mar, p. 35
  • Preparing during these challenging times, Apr, p. 38
  • Condition Assessment: The master key to disaster recovery, Capital Improvement Programs, and progressive facility and infrastructure management, Apr, p. 40
  • City's energy conservation yields 15% reduction, Apr, p. 42
  • Mitigating interruption of transportation services with advanced monitoring and materials technology, Apr, p. 44
  • A guide to logistics streamlining in municipal organizations, Apr, p. 48
  • Non-destructive investigation and damage prevention using Ground Penetrating Radar, Apr, p. 50
  • Career ladders, Apr, p. 60
  • Six-figure savings with MMS implementation and citizen involvement too!, Apr, p. 63
  • Construction contract incentive alternatives, Jul, p. 34
  • Pavement Degradation: How other cities are dealing with it, Sep, p. 39
  • What is the bandwidth of your sewers?, Sep, p. 42
  • Financial tempest awaits communities unprepared for post-hurricane recovery, Sep, p. 46
  • ASCE Policy 465: Academic prerequisites for licensure and professional practice, Sep, p. 50
  • The GASB 34 Chronicles: Land, right-of-way, and easement valuation, Sep, p. 52
  • Communities prepare for Phase II NPDES, Sep, p. 53
  • Unique San Diego community relations program paves the way for successful sewer main relocation projects, Sep, p. 56
  • Using GPS collection to improve GIS data results, Sep, p. 61
  • Rotary-action, pneumatic valve actuators for waterworks plants strengthen control of filtering operations, Sep, p. 64
  • Strategies help public works compete, Sep, p. 67
  • Managing the business of public works, Sep, p. 68
  • Great Falls, Montana celebrates Earth Day, Sep, p. 69
  • Excessive regulations increase building costs, Sep, p. 70
  • Sugar Land's school zone flasher system, Sep, p. 71
  • Alternate power source keeps traffic lights operational in Sugar Land, Sep, p. 73
  • 3D laser scanner survey aids design of Rinconda Water Treatment Plant, Sep, p. 75
  • Lightning: Once a devastating corporate nemesis, now negated by Dissipation Array System (DAS) technology, Sep, p. 77
  • You can't hurry love or public works projects, Sep, p. 80
  • The great activated carbon dilemma, Sep, p. 82
  • Excavations in public right-of-way and Kansas City's cost recovery plan, Sep, p. 84
  • Employee "buy-in," education, union coordination help launch successful maintenance management program for Silicon Valley City, Sep, p. 86
  • Public Works: The nation's forgotten first responder, Dec/Jan, p. 32

Congress 2002

  • Like a kid in a candy store, May, p. 8
  • APWA presidents provide words of wisdom on Congress, Jun, p. 6
  • Things to do, places to go in Kansas City, Jul, p. 14
  • Jazzin' it up at Congress, Aug, p. 6
  • Four options to attend Congress, Sep, p. 30
  • One-day passes available for Congress, Sep, p. 31
  • Don't miss these at Congress!, Sep, p. 32
  • Fifty reasons to attend Congress, Sep, p. 33
  • Be sure to visit the Congress Bookstore, Sep, p. 34
  • Spotlighting the Issues! Roundtable Discussion Groups, Sep, p. 36
  • Five strategies to tame stress before it tackles you, Sep, p. 38
  • What a Congress!, Nov, p. 7
  • Educational sessions at Congress, Nov, p. 35

Awards

  • The 2002 Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year, May, p. 13

Information Technology

  • Oregon Chapter partners with ODOT on joint specifications, Jun, p. 15
  • An innovative approach to hazard communication training, Jun, p. 16
  • Infrastructure and GASB 34: The Eugene Story, Jun, p. 18
  • Changing the program and project management environment, Jun, p. 20

Technical Committee News

  • Technical Committee News, Jul, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Aug, p. 5
  • Technical Committee News, Sep, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Oct, p. 5
  • Technical Committee News, Nov, p. 5
  • Technical Committee News, Dec/Jan, p. 5

Transportation

  • Detectable warning surfaces now required in curb ramp installations, Jul, p. 12
  • National Agenda for Intersection Safety, Jul, p. 21
  • Strategic issues for a city roadways re-engineering project, Jul, p. 25
  • Overcoming public misconception regarding the modern roundabout, Jul, p. 28
  • Stretching pavement life with micro-surfacing, Jul, p. 32

Book Review

  • APWA Bookstore Product Review, Aug, p. 10
  • APWA Book Review, Oct, p. 8

Fleets

  • Are you considering a change to biodiesel?, Aug, p. 16
  • What everyone always wanted to know about their public works department but were afraid to ask, Aug, p. 18
  • Rehabbing equipment, Aug, p. 20
  • Construction Career Days for APWA, Aug, p. 21

Winter Maintenance

  • Computer-based training for RWIS/anti-icing, Oct, p. 12
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems and Winter Maintenance Operations Management, Oct, p. 16
  • Winter walking tour of Sapporo, Japan, Oct, p. 18
  • Roadway operations for winter roadway safety and mobility, Oct, p. 20
  • Zero velocity and salt brine: One state garage's experience, Oct, p. 21

Innovative Financing

  • Denver's Webb Office Building offers cities new model for construction and financing public buildings, Dec/Jan, p. 15
  • Local governments, private university plan to clear the air, Dec/Jan, p. 17
  • Historic footbridge renovation draws community together, Dec/Jan, p. 19
  • Stormwater utilities proving invaluable for flood protection, habitat enhancements and regulatory compliance, Dec/Jan, p. 24
  • Uniting sales tax and RLF for capital funding: Fayetteville, Arkansas case study, Dec/Jan, p. 26
  • Telecom bankruptcies could create opportunities for municipalities, Dec/Jan, p. 28
  • Privatization and Leasing: Is either option right for you?, Dec/Jan, p. 29
  • Use of design-build in the public sector continues to increase, Dec/Jan, p. 30