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Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during September 2008. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.

  • Future City Program: Making a difference in children's lives, Sep, p. 0
  • Diversity in action at the 2009 APWA International Public Works Congress and Expo, Sep, p. 0

APWA Book Review

  • Excavation Systems Planning, Design, and Safety, Sep, p. 14


  • Chapter Membership Achievement Award winners announced, Sep, p. 16


  • Inclusivity: A uniquely American concept, Sep, p. 16

Fleet Services

  • Is the price of fuel getting you down? Here are 37 ways to control fuel costs, Sep, p. 26
  • How to develop vehicle equipment specifications, Sep, p. 29
  • Hybrid trash truck to hit Denver's streets, Sep, p. 34
  • Academies nurture best and brightest in science and math, Sep, p. 36
  • Cooperative Purchasing Agreement Benefits, Sep, p. 40
  • Small buses finding bigger role in public and private fleets, Sep, p. 42

Inside APWA

  • Board of Directors election results, Sep, p. 8
  • Middle school students to explore public works with APWA's new 6th-8th grade curriculum, Sep, p. 12
  • APWA staffer honored for her tenure, Sep, p. 17

International Idea Exchange

  • My Trip to Kiwi Land: An Overview of Asset Management in New Zealand, Sep, p. 22
  • Call for applicants for 2009 Jennings Randolph International Fellowship Program, Sep, p. 24

New APWA staff

  • Laura Berkey, Sep, p. 17


  • Remembering Jim Martin, Sep, p. 8

President's Message

  • The ideal organization to take on challenges, Sep, p. 4

Recipes for Success

  • Setting Career Goals: Managing the crystal ball and influencing your future, Sep, p. 18

Technical Committee News

  • Fleet Services Committee's Open Forum offers suggestions for recruiting fleet mechanics, Sep, p. 11

Washington Insight

  • DHS launches Target Capabilities Implementation Project, Sep, p. 10