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

President's Message

  • President's Message, Jul, p. 4

Washington Insight

  • Washington Insight, Jul, p. 6

Inside APWA

  • Candidates for the 2008-2009 APWA Board of Directors named, Jul, p. 8
  • More than 40 professionals earn APWA Fleet Certification, Jul, p. 13

National Public Works Week

  • National Public Works Week celebrated on Capitol Hill, Jul, p. 10

Technical Committee News

  • Technical Committee News, Jul, p. 12


  • Is there a light under your bushel worth sharing? The Diversity Exemplary Practices Award, Jul, p. 20

APWA Book Review

  • APWA Book Review, Jul, p. 22

Recipes for Success

  • Recipes for Success, Jul, p. 24

International Idea Exchange

  • International Idea Exchange, Jul, p. 31


  • Cracks in the nation's bridge system?, Jul, p. 34
  • APWA proposes funding and financing recommendations for next Surface Transportation Authorization, Jul, p. 38
  • Funding alternatives for transportation projects, Jul, p. 42
  • APWA goes green!, Jul, p. 47
  • Public-Private Partnership on a Local Level, Jul, p. 48
  • Research pays off for transportation, Jul, p. 50
  • Don't miss out: Cost-effective training and technical assistance available--and help for your chapter, too, Jul, p. 54
  • Partnering plus "Three E's" equals recycling success, Jul, p. 56
  • Safe Routes to School Report Update, Jul, p. 58
  • Toward Zero Deaths in Minnesota, Jul, p. 60
  • Wayne County, Michigan adopts state-of-the-art roads management system, Jul, p. 62
  • Energy efficiency arrives at the Pittsburgh tunnels, Jul, p. 66


  • APWA proudly announces the 2008 Public Works Projects of the Year, Jul, p. 68