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Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during 2011. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.

  • President's Message, Jan, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Jan, p. 6
  • New rating system to take sustainability to the next level, Jan, p. 8
  • APWA partners with PNS for joint Snow Conference, Jan, p. 10
  • Environmental Engineers: Attain recognition as a Board Certified Environmental Engineer, Jan, p. 13
  • Index to 2010 articles, Jan, p. 14
  • The Road to Excellence, Jan, p. 22
  • International Idea Exchange, Jan, p. 24
  • Texas Public Works Response Team: On the front lines of disaster response, Jan, p. 30
  • Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network: An active and successful first two years for IPWMAN, Jan, p. 34
  • Exercising your Public Works Emergency Operations Plan: Planning and conducting a tabletop exercise, Jan, p. 36
  • New Madrid Fault National Exercise, Jan, p. 40
  • DPW's as first responders: that's nice, but what does it mean?, Jan, p. 42
  • How are local governments ensuring energy assurance for their communities?, Jan, p. 44
  • The need to have temporary debris storage and reduction sites, Jan, p. 46
  • Communication interoperability, Jan, p. 49
  • Interoperability: Why should we care?, Jan, p. 50
  • Am I responsible...protecting animals from disasters?, Jan, p. 52
  • Public Works: The first responders who are there until the emergency is over, Jan, p. 54
  • Harness the power of social media in disaster response, Jan, p. 56
  • New emergency management training for the public works community, Jan, p. 59
  • The Public Works Field Operations Center: a key to a successful disaster response, Jan, p. 60
  • Ask Ann, Jan, p. 62
  • President's Message, Feb, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Feb, p. 6
  • Washington Insight, Feb, p. 9
  • Call for nominations to APWA Board issued, Feb, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Feb, p. 12
  • CPWA: the Voice of Public Works in Canada, Feb, p. 16
  • If you want to get better at doing what you do, you need to get started, Feb, p. 18
  • A virtual celebration of National Public Works Week, Feb, p. 22
  • Diversity is key to a world-class organization, Feb, p. 24
  • The Road to Excellence, Feb, p. 26
  • International Idea Exchange, Feb, p. 28
  • Springfield Water and Sewer Commission's fire hydrant rebuilding program, Feb, p. 38
  • Water, Water Everywhere: Who Controls It?, Feb, p. 41
  • The Shrewsbury River Flood Warning System: Enhancing public notifications through community collaboration, Feb, p. 42
  • One-of-a-kind "cannibal" wastewater treatment facility produces no waste, Feb, p. 44
  • The importance of potable water disinfectants on PE pipe, Feb, p. 46
  • Staying ahead of stormwater regulations in the construction and development industry, Feb, p. 50
  • How deep and shallow wells impact the Florida aquifer, Feb, p. 54
  • Ask Ann, Feb, p. 58
  • President's Message, Mar, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Mar, p. 6
  • Solid Waste Management Committee: Keeping a watchful eye on debris and waste management, Mar, p. 10
  • Snow Conference Technical Tour to showcase three facilities, Mar, p. 12
  • Preparing for the 2011 National Public Works Week, Mar, p. 16
  • Downsizing: Dealing with survivors' emotions, Mar, p. 17
  • San Francisco DPW celebrates its accomplishments during National Public Works Week, Mar, p. 20
  • On-Call Engineering Services: a win/win, Mar, p. 24
  • The Road to Excellence, Mar, p. 26
  • New Zealand's NAMS Group hosts a successful forum on Advanced Asset Management, Mar, p. 28
  • Implementing a solid waste franchise system, Mar, p. 32
  • Solid waste bulidings striving for LEED certification, Mar, p. 34
  • College move-in/move-out challenges solid waste collection, Mar, p. 37
  • Construction and demolition debris, Mar, p. 38
  • Solid waste practices before the Industrial Revolution, Mar, p. 41
  • Orange County organics diversion pilot programs comparison, Mar, p. 42
  • President's Message, Apr, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Apr, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Apr, p. 8
  • APWA, ASCE, ACEC hold inaugural Board meeting for new Sustainability Institute, Apr, p. 10
  • Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award, Apr, p. 14
  • Impacts of winter weather on public works -- can it garner positive public exposure?, Apr, p. 16
  • Denver International Airport: the airport that looks like the "Rockies", Apr, p. 20
  • Diversity in Quebec improving, Apr, p. 21
  • Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace, Apr, p. 22
  • The Road to Excellence, Apr, p. 24
  • International Idea Exchange, Apr, p. 30
  • No ordinary remodel, Apr, p. 36
  • Sustainable trees in roadway medians, Apr, p. 39
  • Major infrastructure improvements that won't break the bank, Apr, p. 44
  • Public Works links the community with a park trail, Apr, p. 46
  • What tool should you use for managing exotic invasive pests in your community forest?, Apr, p. 48
  • Issues and challenges of obtaining new public works maintenance and operations facilities, Apr, p. 52
  • From strip center to civic center, Apr, p. 56
  • Tree work and aerial lift operations, Apr, p. 60
  • Bakersfield Wastewater Plan 3: An asset to the Bakersfield community, Apr, p. 62
  • Sustainability as catalyst: Uptown Normal Circle, Apr, p. 66
  • Retro Commissioning: The Direction, Apr, p. 72
  • Ask Ann, Apr, p. 110
  • President's Message, May, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, May, p. 6
  • Continuing to serve in turbulent times, May, p. 10
  • Update on the activity of APWA's Center for Sustainability, May, p. 12
  • Technical Committee News, May, p. 14
  • National Public Works Week: Employee recognition awards highlight service to the community, May, p. 18
  • What you can do for National Public Works Week, May, p. 20
  • The Voice of Public Works: National Public Works Week 2011, May, p. 24
  • Diversity/Inclusiveness: to Millennials it is not only the goal, but the reality, May, p. 26
  • 2011 Top Ten Public Works Leaders named, May, p. 28
  • The Road to Excellence, May, p. 34
  • Tempe reduces energy use and promotes sustainability, May, p. 38
  • Greenhouse gas reduction planning benefits communities, May, p. 40
  • City to upgrade water treatment plant using newer technology and green practices, May, p. 44
  • Integrated Community Planning: A Framework for Sustainability, May, p. 48
  • Sustainability: Moving at the speed of business, May, p. 52
  • Introducing the Sustainable Return on Investment, May, p. 54
  • Making rain work -- don't let opportunities drain away, May, p. 56
  • Public Works and Sustainability: Historic Synonyms?, May, p. 59
  • Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge: Wind power pilot project, May, p. 60
  • President's Message, Jun, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Jun, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Jun, p. 8
  • The Joys of Congress, Jun, p. 10
  • Emerging Leaders Academy IV, Jun, p. 12
  • Colorado's Green Jobs Pipeline for Women Program, Jun, p. 14
  • Apps for Public Works -- Put your smartphone to work for you!, Jun, p. 16
  • The Road to Excellence, Jun, p. 18
  • International Idea Exchange, Jun, p. 20
  • Annals of alternative facilities procurement methods: Construction Manager at Risk, Jun, p. 24
  • Making a good technical argument, Jun, p. 26
  • The CFL Conundrum, Jun, p. 29
  • Being social is doing business, Jun, p. 30
  • Public Works for Public Learning, Jun, p. 32
  • Town of LeRay commercial corridor planning, Jun, p. 36
  • Resolving common workflow challenges with GIS, Jun, p. 40
  • Take precaution when working with power, Jun, p. 44
  • Cooperative Efforts, Jun, p. 48
  • Ask Ann, Jun, p. 52
  • President's Message, Jul, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Jul, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Jul, p. 8
  • Full Throttle: How to supercharge your energy and performance at work, Jul, p. 10
  • Great partnerships make great conferences!, Jul, p. 18
  • Winter Maintenance Supervisor Workshop at the Snow Conference, Jul, p. 22
  • North America celebrates National Public Works Week, Jul, p. 24
  • Getting the word out, Jul, p. 27
  • Providing sewer service without a treatment plant: success through partnerships, Jul, p. 28
  • A View from the Top: Women in Public Works, Jul, p. 30
  • APWA Membership: It's worth it!!!, Jul, p. 32
  • The Donald C. Stone Center for Leadership Excellence in Public Works, Jul, p. 34
  • The Road to Excellence, Jul, p. 36
  • International Idea Exchange, Jul, p. 38
  • Talk about teamwork!, Jul, p. 40
  • Red light electronic enforcement, Jul, p. 43
  • Opportunities for investing in Georgia's transportation future, Jul, p. 44
  • Toward Zero Deaths: a National Strategy on Highway Safety, Jul, p. 46
  • Every Day Counts!, Jul, p. 48
  • Every Day Counts for local governments, also!, Jul, p. 50
  • A brief history of airports, Jul, p. 53
  • Highway Safety Improvement Program Project Identification, Jul, p. 54
  • Engineering greener construction, Jul, p. 56
  • Dynamic Monitoring: What it can do for our nation's bridges, Jul, p. 58
  • Green systems infrastructure maintenance, Jul, p. 62
  • Recycled materials in construction: divert that waste stream!, Jul, p. 66
  • Sustainable Transportation: A roundabout way to think, Jul, p. 70
  • Flashing yellow arrows bring happiness and health to Washington County, Oregon, Jul, p. 74
  • Rebuilding while other cities are restricting, Jul, p. 76
  • Promising results seen in King County paving project using recycled shingles, Jul, p. 78
  • APWA announces the 2011 Public Works Projects of the Year, Jul, p. 82
  • Ask Ann, Jul, p. 102
  • President's Message, Aug, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Aug, p. 8
  • Candidates for the APWA Board of Directors named, Aug, p. 10
  • Leadership in Changing Times, Aug, p. 14
  • APWA Congress: The Best Show...for you!, Aug, p. 16
  • Chapter Membership Achievement Award winners announced, Aug, p. 17
  • The APWA Donald C. Stone Center -- Public Works Leadership Fellow Program, Aug, p. 18
  • New managers feeling lost at sea, Aug, p. 20
  • The Road to Excellence, Aug, p. 26
  • International Idea Exchange, Aug, p. 30
  • Fleet consolidation and centralization, Aug, p. 34
  • Prioritizing work when short on technicians, Aug, p. 36
  • The fleet professional's role in emergency management, Aug, p. 38
  • Reducing the cost of operations by insourcing, Aug, p. 40
  • The Indiana East-West Toll Road and the origins of the Chicago Skyway, Aug, p. 42
  • Operator/Shop Communication, Aug, p. 44
  • New mandates for CDL and driver training, Aug, p. 47
  • Advancing transportation electrification in Snohomish County, Washington, Aug, p. 48
  • Eco-Driving/Modifying Driver Behavior, Aug, p. 50
  • Fixed Fuel Price contracts: a "networking" success story, Aug, p. 52
  • Community relations when there is no money!, Aug, p. 54
  • Municipalities taking a fresh look at how their fleet management programs function, Aug, p. 56
  • Writing specs for winter, Aug, p. 58
  • Ask Ann, Aug, p. 60
  • President' Message, Sep, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Sep, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Sep, p. 12
  • Career path for aspiring public works executives -- Donald C. Stone Center, Sep, p. 13
  • Now Trending: What 767 APWA members said about managing federally-declared disasters, Sep, p. 14
  • Awards 2011, Sep, p. 18
  • Four options to attend Congress, Sep, p. 29
  • Don't miss these at Congress!, Sep, p. 30
  • One-day passes available for Congress, Sep, p. 31
  • East Manawa porous asphalt paving, Sep, p. 36
  • Breaking the Mold... Out of the Box... Whatever!, Sep, p. 38
  • Multifunctional landscape medians work for Cleveland, Tennessee, Sep, p. 42
  • Funding your clean vehicle fleet, Sep, p. 44
  • New alternatives for calculating Parks and Recreation Levels of Service, Sep, p. 46
  • Are you practicing public participation or public relations? It matters!, Sep, p. 50
  • Green Roofs in the Semi-Arid and Arid West, Sep, p. 52
  • Enhancing water infrastructure security and emergency preparedness for all hazards, Sep, p. 56
  • Partnerships to provide sustainable sportfields, Sep, p. 60
  • Stable Infrastructure for the Road to Excellence, Sep, p. 64
  • International Idea Exchange, Sep, p. 68
  • Research, Sep, p. 74
  • Agents of Change: How keyhole technology became a standard in the Valley of the Sun, Sep, p. 76
  • Innovations in right-of-way management, Sep, p. 80
  • Leveraging consumer technologies for utility operations, Sep, p. 82
  • What is a Right-of-Way?, Sep, p. 84
  • Georgia Utilities Coordinating Council, Sep, p. 86
  • City of Sedona: Citywide right-of-way permits, Sep, p. 88
  • Reducing damages through the use of Subsurface Utility Engineering, Sep, p. 90
  • Small Town SUE, Sep, p. 94
  • Burien's innovation makes cents, Sep, p. 98
  • A scale model of the Golden Gate Bridge for visitors to enjoy, Sep, p. 108
  • Evaluating solar options, Sep, p. 110
  • States are turning to partial-depth repair as a long-lasting, affordable repair, Sep, p. 112
  • Are you motivated?, Sep, p. 115
  • Innovative and cost-effective: tracking traffic signal parts using RFID, Sep, p. 116
  • A costless way to gain management efficiency, Sep, p. 120
  • Do you know what's really going on in your fleet?, Sep, p. 124
  • Construction Best Practices, Sep, p. 126
  • Drilling and underwater inspection of the Hurricane Deck Bridge, Sep, p. 128
  • Pierce County Public Works and Utilities Employee Wellness Challenge, Sep, p. 130
  • FEMA Resource Typing and Credentialing Guidance from the Public Works Working Group, Sep, p. 132
  • The positive side of a down economy, Sep, p. 135
  • Future of water on public display at San Diego's Water Purification Demonstration Project, Sep, p. 136
  • Connected Vehicles: How wireless vehicle communication will revolutionize highway safety, Sep, p. 138

  • President's Message, Oct, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Oct, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Oct, p. 8
  • New APWA Board member, Oct, p. 9
  • APWA Donald C. Stone Center Level 1 Supervisor, Oct, p. 10
  • Supervisor Training: Be the best of the best, Oct, p. 12
  • Historical Books: the secret APWA doesn't want to keep, Oct, p. 14
  • Crushed glass makes an impact in Lewiston, Idaho, Oct, p. 16
  • The Road to Excellence, Oct, p. 18
  • International Idea Exchange, Oct, p. 22
  • Best maintenance practices for snow fleets -- before, during and after the snow, Oct, p. 26
  • Adapting Levels of Service for Winter Maintenance: Does less funding mean less LOS?, Oct, p. 30
  • Tailoring the approach to the storm, Oct, p. 34
  • Take a Walk on the Sustainable Side..., Oct, p. 38
  • Milwaukee: a snowfighting tradition, Oct, p. 40
  • From Ohio to Oregon: a weatherman's journey, Oct, p. 42
  • An excellent award and an awesome experience, Oct, p. 46
  • Pioneer in Quebec working with liquid in snow-clearing operations, Oct, p. 50
  • Prepping for the Powder, Oct, p. 54
  • Ask Ann, Oct, p. 60
  • President's Message, Nov, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Nov, p. 4
  • Credentialing: Is it for you? -- Donald C. Stone Center, Nov, p. 6
  • Our heroes wear dirt, Nov, p. 8
  • The Road to Excellence, Nov, p. 10
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Nov, p. 14
  • Myron Calkins, APWA Past President, dies at 91, Nov, p. 18
  • A Mile-High Experience, Nov, p. 20
  • Diversity in action at the 2011 APWA International Public Works Congress & Exposition in Denver, Colorado, Nov, p. 32
  • Back to the Future: APWA Colorado Chapter hosts the 2011 Futures Program, Nov, p. 38
  • Moments from the 2011 Congress, Nov, p. 40
  • Another perspective on General Hayden's presentation, Nov, p. 42
  • President's Message, Dec, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Dec, p. 4
  • Technical Committee News, Dec, p. 6
  • Chapter Institutes central to Donald C. Stone Center, Dec, p. 8
  • Why do you need to embrace the Donald C. Stone Center?, Dec, p. 10
  • Playing "Twenty Questions" with the CPII Council, Dec, p. 12
  • Generational diversity can save your organization money, Dec, p. 14
  • The Road to Excellence, Dec, p. 18
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Dec, p. 20
  • Creating the ethical public organization: it starts with values, Dec, p. 24
  • Is your core up to date?, Dec, p. 28
  • Recognize Your Leaders, Dec, p. 32
  • A message to my boss..., Dec, p. 34
  • Span of control impacts public works efficiency, Dec, p. 36
  • Sustaining an organization by developing future leaders, Dec, p. 40
  • Ask Ann, Dec, p. 44