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Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during 2006. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.

President's Message

  • President's Message, Jan, p. 2
  • 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, p. 2

Washington Insight

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

Technical Committee News

  • Technical Committee News, Jan, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Feb, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Mar, p. 11
  • Technical Committee News, Apr, p. 18
  • Technical Committee News, May, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Jun, p. 5
  • Technical Committee News, Jul, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Aug, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Oct, p. 9
  • Technical Committee News, Dec, p. 8

North American Snow Conference

  • Changes abound at this year's Snow Conference, Jan, p. 8
  • Snow professionals heading to Peoria, Feb, p. 10
  • Technical Tour to showcase Cat facility, Apr, p. 20
  • North American Snow Conference in Peoria, Illinois: Where bigger was better!, Jul, p. 10

Diversity

  • Partnership with students helps keep ocean alive, Jan, p. 14
  • Diversity in Engineering: Partnering for a Change, Feb, p. 16
  • Recognizing the benefits of women in public works, Mar, p. 32
  • Succession Planning in Tempe, May, p. 12
  • A model of inclusiveness within APWA, Jun, p. 14
  • A viewpoint on women in public works, Jul, p. 26
  • A year ends and accomplishments are many, Sep, p. 12
  • Disabilities and diversity: a closer look, Oct, p. 12
  • Diversity activities at Congress a big success, Nov, p. 5
  • Professional women in public works featuring the new (PW)2 infoNOW Community!, Dec, p. 10
  • Humor and diversity in the workplace, Dec, p. 11

Inside APWA

  • Partnering for improved project and service delivery, Jan, p. 16
  • Index to 2005 articles, Jan, p. 22
  • Call for nominations to APWA Board issued, Feb, p. 6
  • Expanding services, improving reserves: APWA financials for 2005, Mar, p. 8
  • APWA leadership witnesses Katrina aftermath, Mar, p. 12
  • Fifty-plus years with APWA, Mar, p. 18
  • APWA Board of Directors, Apr, p. 6
  • Meet the APWA staff, Apr, p. 7
  • Candidates for the 2006-2007 APWA Board of Directors named, Jul, p. 6
  • So, you want to be a Certified Public Fleet Professional, Aug, p. 10
  • No fines for cruising in APWA's WorkZone!, Aug, p. 12
  • New Board Member Appointed, Oct, p. 13
  • APWA President joins release of California infrastructure grades, Nov, p. 6

  • Member Profile, Jan, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Jan, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jan, p. 0
  • Summary, Jan, p. 0
  • Member Profile, Feb, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Feb, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Feb, p. 0
  • Technical Tour will "play in Peoria", Mar, p. 0
  • Enhance your community outreach efforts with APWA's "Discovering the World of Public Works", Mar, p. 0
  • Member Profile, Mar, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Mar, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Mar, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Apr, p. 0
  • Should you defer needed maintenance and repairs to building and equipment when they are beyond their lifecyle?, Apr, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Apr, p. 0
  • Succession planning, Apr, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, May, p. 0
  • APWA Standards of Professional Conduct: Tenet Nos. 1 & 2, Jun, p. 0
  • APWA Standards of Professional Conduct: Tenet Nos. 3 & 7, Jun, p. 0
  • "Swimming" in the clouds, Jun, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jun, p. 0
  • Model, Jun, p. 0
  • APWA Standards of Professional Conduct: Tenet Nos. 4, 5 & 6, Jul, p. 0
  • Developing maintenance inspection standards for a city roadways departament, Jul, p. 0
  • Viewpoint, Jul, p. 0
  • Communicating with the "Salad Bowl": Some guidelines for speaking and presentations with a diverse audience, Aug, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Aug, p. 0
  • Communication, Aug, p. 0
  • Technical Committee News, Sep, p. 0
  • Innovative parking garage boasts a number of "firsts", Sep, p. 0
  • Municipalities take the LEED, Sep, p. 0
  • Michigan's Metro Act and AT&T: pipelines, telecoms and cable, Sep, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Sep, p. 0
  • A year ends, Sep, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Oct, p. 0
  • Disabilities and diversity, Oct, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Nov, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Nov, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Dec, p. 0

APWA Book Review

  • APWA Book Review, Jan, p. 21
  • APWA Book Review, Feb, p. 22
  • APWA Book Review, Mar, p. 38
  • APWA Book Review, Apr, p. 32
  • APWA Book Review, May, p. 15
  • APWA Book Review, Jun, p. 16
  • APWA Book Review, Jul, p. 28
  • APWA Book Review, Aug, p. 20
  • APWA Book Review, Dec, p. 14

International Idea Exchange

  • International Idea Exchange, Jan, p. 30
  • International Idea Exchange, Feb, p. 28
  • International Idea Exchange, Mar, p. 43
  • International Idea Exchange, Apr, p. 45
  • International Idea Exchange, May, p. 18
  • International Idea Exchange, Jun, p. 20
  • International Idea Exchange, Jul, p. 32
  • International Idea Exchange, Aug, p. 24
  • International Idea Exchange, Sep, p. 58
  • International Idea Exchange, Oct, p. 14
  • International Idea Exchange, Nov, p. 12
  • International Idea Exchange, Dec, p. 22

Emergency Management

  • The public works response to Hurricane Katrina, Jan, p. 34
  • Using GIS in emergency response, Jan, p. 37
  • Who's in charge here? Demystifying incident management for public works professionals, Jan, p. 40
  • The value of preparedness: US Army Corps of Engineers and Emergency Support Function 3, Jan, p. 42
  • Become a leader in your community and log on!, Jan, p. 44
  • Earthquakes: Planning for disaster response, Jan, p. 46
  • New floodplain maps: Improving flood control plans, insurance planning, Jan, p. 48

Water Resources

  • A Tale of Two Cities: An update of the NPDES Phase II program, Feb, p. 32
  • Management of wastewater peak flows: Metropolitan Council Environmental Services, Feb, p. 34
  • Racine Intergovernmental Agreement for sewer service and revenue sharing, Feb, p. 38
  • Distribution system water quality, Feb, p. 42
  • Communicating effectively during a sanitary sewer crisis, Feb, p. 44
  • Kansas community benefits by turning trouble into treasure, Feb, p. 48
  • Forest Park Linear-Connected Waterway System, Post-Dispatch Lake, and Grand Basin, Sep, p. 44
  • Drainage improvements for Meadowglen Drive and Falkner Road: Challenges and successes, Sep, p. 78
  • PRV stations provide fire protection and lower insurance rates, Sep, p. 84

Obituaries

  • Board member dies unexpectedly, Mar, p. 3
  • George Rowe, former APWA President, dies at 80, Aug, p. 6

National Public Works Week

  • National Public Works Week in Bettendorf, Mar, p. 19
  • What you can do for National Public Works Week, Apr, p. 27
  • National Public Works Week in West Valley City, May, p. 9
  • National Public Works Week takes center stage on Capitol Hill, Jul, p. 14

Solid Waste Management

  • Developing a road map of your cost of solid waste services, Mar, p. 44
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management, Mar, p. 46
  • Advances in technology alter how we now plan and operate solid waste management facilities, Mar, p. 48
  • Educating the public and elected officials on solid waste management, Mar, p. 50
  • Recycling maintains high rate in Spokane County, Mar, p. 52
  • P3 + C4 + E3 + R4 = a 20/20 foresight for a public-private partnership for solid waste solutions for Broward County, Florida, Mar, p. 54
  • Port Warwick: New Urbanism in Newport News, Virginia, Mar, p. 56
  • Improving Quality: Small-town America's cost battle for automated refuse collection, Sep, p. 32
  • Beneficial reuse of catch basin cleanings and street sweepings, Sep, p. 75

Celebrating 50 Years of the Interstate

  • Mile Marker: Celebrating 50 Years of the Interstate, Apr, p. 19
  • Before the Interstate, May, p. 17
  • Frank Turner and the Interstate, Jun, p. 21
  • Celebrating 50 Years of the Interstate, Jul, p. 35
  • Celebrating 50 Years of the Interstate, Aug, p. 27
  • Interstate 50 Anniversary: Special Edition, Sep, p. 18
  • Celebrating 50 Years of the Interstate, Oct, p. 16
  • Celebrating 50 Years of the Interstate, Nov, p. 16
  • The Interstate: What it has meant, Dec, p. 24

Facilities and Grounds

  • i-Tree: A suite of urban forestry management tools, Apr, p. 30
  • Innovative sidewalk repair in the City of Los Angeles, Apr, p. 48
  • Intergovernmental cooperative initiatives, Apr, p. 52
  • Building a championship facilities team, Apr, p. 54
  • Is there a compliant curb ramp out there?, Apr, p. 58
  • Upgrading access control in municipal buildings, Apr, p. 63
  • Constructing a new Department of Public Works Field Headquarters, Apr, p. 66
  • Getting more than we pay for, Apr, p. 70
  • Safety training and the art of compliance, Apr, p. 72
  • Let them breathe grapes: starling control in Chattanooga, Apr, p. 76
  • A park focuses on universal accessibility, Apr, p. 78

New APWA staff

  • New APWA staff, May, p. 13
  • New APWA staff, Jun, p. 8
  • New APWA staff, Sep, p. 13
  • New APWA staff, Oct, p. 10

Awards

  • 2006 Top Ten Public Works Leaders Named, May, p. 22
  • APWA proudly announces the Public Works Projects of the Year, Jul, p. 64

Congress 2006

  • Ten reasons to attend the APWA Congress, Jun, p. 6
  • Finding friends on the Yellow Brick Road, Jun, p. 8
  • Breakfast of Champions, Jun, p. 9
  • 2006 Congress: WOW!, Nov, p. 18

Engineering and Technology

  • Harnessing GIS during emergencies, Jun, p. 24
  • Virginia's First Cities Initiative, Jun, p. 26
  • Grinder pumps provide cost-effective sewer solution near historic road, Jun, p. 28
  • Multiple prime bidding using CM services: a solution to rising construction prices?, Jun, p. 30
  • Video-based roadway asset inventories: technology streamlines a labor-intensive task, Jun, p. 32
  • Sewer diving construction delivers cost-effective storage capacity, Jun, p. 34
  • Fast-track emergency repair of the Beartooth Highway, Red Lodge, Montana, Jun, p. 40
  • Handheld GPS dramatically reduces time in field for outfall survey, Jun, p. 42
  • Road user fee pilot project attracts attention, Jun, p. 45
  • PWSA maximizes asset data collection efforts, Jun, p. 46
  • Project Memorandum Writer: A new way to do environmental review, Jun, p. 48
  • Deficiency vs. distress-based inspection and asset management approaches: a primer, Jun, p. 50

Transportation

  • Beyond the gas tax, Jul, p. 38
  • Advancing transportation management and operations in the United States, Jul, p. 42
  • InfraGuide Best Practice: Selection of a Professional Consultant, Jul, p. 46
  • TEA-21 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Programs in the west face uncertainty after a recent court ruling, Jul, p. 48
  • Traffic Calming Design Guidelines, Jul, p. 56
  • A complete remodeling of our urban fabric, Jul, p. 58
  • Finding needles in a haystack: public works and transportation research, Jul, p. 62
  • RSAs: Experiences around the country, Sep, p. 38
  • Integrating Context-Sensitive Solutions into your transportation program, Sep, p. 48
  • As the odometer turns..., Sep, p. 81

Leadership and Management

  • Building a better future, Aug, p. 14
  • Succession planning for our next-generation leaders, Sep, p. 14
  • Is performance measurement stifling your performance?, Dec, p. 26
  • Is your performance stifling performance measurement?, Dec, p. 30
  • Three to nine ways to save money, Dec, p. 32
  • Efficiency vs. Effectiveness, Dec, p. 34
  • Strategic Planning: Left-Brain or Right-Brain--Rethinking it, Dec, p. 36

Fleets

  • Insourcing for an additional revenue source, Aug, p. 29
  • City of Troy's insourcing experience, Aug, p. 30
  • Clean Diesel: Funding opportunities for cleaning your fleet and community, Aug, p. 32
  • Using eBay to sell vehicles, Aug, p. 34
  • Nitrogen tire inflation, a worthwhile alternative, Aug, p. 36
  • Colorado NIMS implementation, Aug, p. 37

General

  • Would you let students design your bridge? We did!, Sep, p. 28
  • Recruiting the best people for the job, Sep, p. 46
  • Selecting the right maintenance management system can improve your operations, Sep, p. 87
  • Capital Program Management (CPM) and optimizing the Capital Program Public Works Portfolio, Sep, p. 90
  • Interdepartmental teaming for the greater good, Sep, p. 92
  • Striking a balance for public agency service request management, Sep, p. 94

Utilities and Public Right-of-Way

  • Update on U.S. Access Board regulatory process for public rights-of-way, Sep, p. 59
  • Design Stage: An integral part in the damage prevention process, Sep, p. 62
  • Locating private utilities in the public right-of-way, Minnesota adopts SUE, Sep, p. 64
  • Next steps toward the adoption of new PROW standards, Sep, p. 70
  • Bridging the gap: Bridge maintenance and management in the new millennium, Sep, p. 72

Winter Maintenance

  • Winter Maintenance Depots 24/7: Winter maintenance in an urban environment, Oct, p. 17
  • Road Weather: Pavement Forecasting, Oct, p. 22
  • Snow removal procedures in Westminster, Oct, p. 26
  • Never underestimate the power of PR!, Oct, p. 30