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Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during 2012. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.

  • Washington Insight, Jan, p. 6
  • President's Message, Jan, p. 2
  • Technical Committee News, Jan, p. 8
  • The APWA Donald C. Stone Public Works Leadership Fellows: A great opportunity, Jan, p. 10
  • New APWA U.S. grassroots advocacy network: APWA Advocates, Jan, p. 11
  • Flexible schedules in the workplace, Jan, p. 12
  • Are you an Emerging Leader?, Jan, p. 14
  • Illinois Public Service Institute celebrates 10 years of training excellence for public works professionals, Jan, p. 16
  • Integrating green infrastructure into a wastewater treatment plant project in Sackets Harbor, New York, Jan, p. 20
  • Snowplows beautified by school art, Jan, p. 22
  • Index to 2011 articles, Jan, p. 24
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Jan, p. 32
  • Research, Jan, p. 36
  • Public Works in Emergency Management, Jan, p. 40
  • Small-town disaster response, Jan, p. 42
  • City of Crystal Lake 2011 blizzard and windstorm, Jan, p. 44
  • Multi-disciplinary disaster responses: the time is now, Jan, p. 48
  • The Tohoku earthquake of 2011, a disaster trifecta, Jan, p. 50
  • Cyber Security in Public Works, Jan, p. 52
  • How reliable are your emergency communication methods?, Jan, p. 54
  • In times of crisis, is social media the answer?, Jan, p. 56
  • Emerald Ash Borer: Destroying ash trees, creating public safety hazards, and wreaking havoc on city budgets, Jan, p. 58
  • Ask Ann, Jan, p. 60
  • Washington Insight, Feb, p. 4
  • Technical Committee News, Feb, p. 8
  • Call for nominations to APWA Board issued, Feb, p. 10
  • Milwaukee welcomes The Show for Snow, Feb, p. 12
  • Seeing the workplace through the eyes of a professional diversity trainer, Feb, p. 16
  • Revolutionizing Public Works, Feb, p. 18
  • Tacoma to send 64 staff members through Donald C. Stone Center program, Feb, p. 20
  • Conference on the Outdoor Exhibition at the Golden Gate Bridge called Public Works for Public Learning, Feb, p. 22
  • The Road to Excellence, Feb, p. 26
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Feb, p. 32
  • Urban creek restoration for stormwater management and beyond, Feb, p. 36
  • Desalination for meeting the demand of drinking water, Feb, p. 40
  • Using the Smart Grid for Water to convert non-revenue water to found revenue water: controlling leaks of data, drops and dollars, Feb, p. 42
  • Lessons learned from seven years of monitoring pervious concrete, Feb, p. 46
  • Retrofitting a major retail mall for stormwater volume reduction, Feb, p. 48
  • Water: The versatile public works resource, Feb, p. 52
  • Meeting the growing water demand for the City of Columbus, Feb, p. 53
  • How to have a successful FOG program, Feb, p. 56
  • Oklahoma City's Storm Water Management Program, Feb, p. 58
  • Recognize Your Leaders, Feb, p. 59
  • Sandy Hill flood control, Feb, p. 62
  • Water reuse at its best: the Water Conserv II story, Feb, p. 64
  • Ask Ann, Feb, p. 66
  • President's Message, Mar, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Mar, p. 4
  • Technical Committee News, Mar, p. 6
  • Mirthmaking: It's a distance thing, Mar, p. 8
  • So, you want to be a manager -- Donald C. Stone Center, Mar, p. 10
  • Making inclusiveness work, Mar, p. 12
  • CPWA's members are important stakeholders in Canada's next steps for infrastructure, Mar, p. 14
  • Pavement management success for small communities, Mar, p. 16
  • Lessons learned from a reaccreditation newcomer, Mar, p. 20
  • The Road to Excellence, Mar, p. 24
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Mar, p. 28
  • Joplin tornado debris management: lessons learned, Mar, p. 34
  • Multi-family recycling in dense urban areas, Mar, p. 36
  • Rebuilding and upgrading the Morse Road ECO Station, Mar, p. 38
  • Street Sweepers: What's in that material we collected?, Mar, p. 40
  • The fascinating history of Fresh Kills, Mar, p. 42
  • A cap and trade on solid waste?, Mar, p. 44
  • Recycling means business: Connecticut signals food scrap recycling facilities are welcome, Mar, p. 46
  • Recycling made easy for municipalities, Mar, p. 48
  • Fueling Phoenix's pasts, present and future, Mar, p. 50
  • Ask Ann, Mar, p. 52
  • President's Message, Apr, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Apr, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Apr, p. 8
  • Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award, Apr, p. 12
  • Milwaukee in pictures, Apr, p. 14
  • Donald C. Stone Center for Leadership Excellence in Public Works: Continuing to build a tradition of excellence, Apr, p. 16
  • KC Metro Chapter reaches out for National Public Works Week, Apr, p. 18
  • Pittsburgh's environmental renaissance, Apr, p. 20
  • The precessional effect of diversity in the workplace, Apr, p. 22
  • Conference in San Francisco to focus on Public Works for Public Learning, Apr, p. 26
  • APWA member Philip Guerin honored as a White House "Champion of Change", Apr, p. 28
  • The Road to Excellence, Apr, p. 30
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Apr, p. 32
  • Applied Public Works Research, Apr, p. 38
  • The benefits of master planning your urban forest, Apr, p. 40
  • Recognize Your Leaders, Apr, p. 44
  • Documentation and Cemetery Maintenance, Apr, p. 46
  • Lessons Learned: Building curb ramps in the right-of-way, Apr, p. 50
  • Fundamentals of stress-free roof management, Apr, p. 54
  • Communities need trees, Apr, p. 56
  • Community Solar Projects: A creative approach to funding alternative energy projects, Apr, p. 58
  • Improve tree planting projects with national standards, Apr, p. 60
  • Coastal Economy: Building a fish habitat, Apr, p. 64
  • Perpetual Care in American Cemeteries: Working towards a sustainable future, Apr, p. 68
  • Aging DPW Facilities: Is it time to fix the house?, Apr, p. 72
  • Copper theft protection -- it's easier than you think!, Apr, p. 76
  • President's Message, May, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, May, p. 6
  • Reflections on the APWA Congress, May, p. 10
  • What you can do for National Public Works Week, May, p. 14
  • APWA Global Solutions fact-finding trip to Haiti, May, p. 16
  • Launching a Sustainability Committee: the APWA North Carolina Chapter experience, May, p. 18
  • APWA Guiding Principles of Sustainability, May, p. 22
  • Do you have a question about the Donald C. Stone Center?, May, p. 24
  • School District Planning + PW Planning = Sustainable Communities, May, p. 26
  • Filling the Gap: Increasing skills during staff reductions, May, p. 28
  • Pittsburgh in pictures, May, p. 30
  • 2012 Top Ten Public Works Leaders named, May, p. 32
  • The Great 8: Traits of Highly Effective Leaders, May, p. 38
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, May, p. 40
  • The Envision Infrastructure Rating System, May, p. 44
  • Integrated sustainable planning for infrastructure and public works, May, p. 46
  • Tempe Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant one year later, May, p. 50
  • LED Lighting: Coming soon to a street near you?, May, p. 52
  • Planners in public works?, May, p. 55
  • White House visit: the Road to Sustainability, May, p. 56
  • FHWA's INVEST Tool: Assessing sustainable highways from the ground up, May, p. 60
  • Transportation planning to promote a sustainable community, May, p. 64
  • Green Building Initiatives: Keys to success for your LEED project, May, p. 66
  • To seal or not to seal: the road to sustainability is oftentimes under construction, May, p. 68
  • Permitting process for wetland and stream impacts, May, p. 70
  • Sustainability on Campus: Teaching sustainable (and humanitarian) engineering, May, p. 74
  • Retro-Greening: Bringing sustainability to your existing facility, May, p. 76
  • Innovating Sustainability: Finding success with your partners, May, p. 78
  • Green Initiatives, May, p. 80
  • President's Message, Jun, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Jun, p. 4
  • Technical Committee News, Jun, p. 6
  • Recognize Your Leaders, Jun, p. 7
  • Attending the APWA Congress pays dividends, Jun, p. 8
  • A View from the Top: A diverse view of women in public works, Jun, p. 10
  • Anaheim: a car-free good time!, Jun, p. 12
  • Accreditation process helps organization assess service and performance, Jun, p. 14
  • You could be saying, "I heard it from my mentor!" -- Donald C. Stone Center, Jun, p. 16
  • The Great 8: Traits of Highly Effective Leaders, Jun, p. 18
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Jun, p. 22
  • Promoting our technical expertise, Jun, p. 26
  • Using technology for enhanced public communication, Jun, p. 30
  • Demystifying the CIP, Jun, p. 32
  • Innovative design-build road maintenance strategy: a proven direction for Kansas City, Jun, p. 35
  • Project planning, engineering priorities and political decision making, Jun, p. 38
  • Equal Access: Taking it to the streets, Jun, p. 42
  • The long public works legacy in Louisiana's retreating coastline, Jun, p. 45
  • Preserving the past and maintaining the future of public bridge infrastructure, Jun, p. 46
  • Pavement surface grinding techniques provide safer, smoother and quieter roads, Jun, p. 48
  • Enterprise GIS facilitates cooperative projects and reduces costs throughout city departments, Jun, p. 51
  • From developing needs to developing solutions, Jun, p. 52
  • Cleaning up with new technology, Jun, p. 54
  • A brief history of our beginnings, Jun, p. 56
  • APWA's History: In Perspective, Jun, p. 57
  • APWA Past Presidents reflect on history and future of the industry, Jun, p. 62
  • Public Works Historical Society: the beginnings of a unique organization, Jun, p. 66
  • Public Works Past and Future: A brief reflection, Jun, p. 71
  • Reflections on fifty years in the profession, Jun, p. 72
  • APWA 75th Anniversary: Thoughts on evolution in the organization, Jun, p. 75
  • Donald C. Stone and the American Public Works Association, Jun, p. 76
  • The Bureau of Reclamation: 110 years providing water and electricity to the West, Jun, p. 80
  • Building the Aviation Infrastructure: A brief history of the Aviation Trust Fund, Jun, p. 83
  • Best practices in public works are not static, Jun, p. 84
  • APWA: Using history to advance appreciation of public works, Jun, p. 86
  • Challenge the Future, Jun, p. 88
  • Ask Ann, Jun, p. 92
  • President's Message, Jul, p. 2
  • How do you respond?, Jul, p. 5
  • Washington Insight, Jul, p. 6
  • Candidates for the APWA Board of Directors named, Jul, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Jul, p. 16
  • Fighters and Fleet Find Fellowship at Fifty-second Flurry Fest, Jul, p. 18
  • The Vuja de Moment: Create a different future, Jul, p. 22
  • Anaheim in pictures, Jul, p. 24
  • National Public Works Week 2012: Celebrations and events across North America, Jul, p. 26
  • Community Outreach: A creative approach, Jul, p. 30
  • Recognize Your Leaders, Jul, p. 32
  • The Great 8: Traits of Highly Effective Leaders, Jul, p. 34
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Jul, p. 38
  • Applied Public Works Research -- Donald C. Stone Center, Jul, p. 40
  • Testing your INVEST-ment in highway sustainability, Jul, p. 44
  • Implementing a complete streets policy: a four-step approach, Jul, p. 48
  • One-stop shopping for federal funding?, Jul, p. 52
  • A new online resource to help local government deliver federal-aid projects, Jul, p. 54
  • Federal-aid project streamlining -- what's next?, Jul, p. 58
  • In the ring with Greenroads: We got certified -- so what?, Jul, p. 62
  • Roundabouts: do you want to Supersize that?, Jul, p. 66
  • High-risk rural roads: what can be done to make them safer?, Jul, p. 70
  • New economy trend demands innovation, courage, and more use of common sense, Jul, p. 74
  • Choosing the right technique for economical pavement repair, Jul, p. 77
  • Public Works and Hurricane Evacuation, Jul, p. 80
  • Local Crash Data: The How-To Guide, Jul, p. 82
  • Lessons learned from installing LED traffic signals: ten years later, Jul, p. 85
  • FHWA's Roadway Safety Data Community of Practice: Online access to data and discussion, Jul, p. 86
  • Winter maintenance considerations in transportation planning, Jul, p. 88
  • The latest in transportation safety news from Transportation Research Board's Annual Meeting, Jul, p. 90
  • Can they read your signs?, Jul, p. 92
  • Signal Strength, Jul, p. 96
  • Salt Lake City's Airport TRAX Extension, Jul, p. 100
  • APWA announces the 2012 Public Works Projects of the Year, Jul, p. 103
  • Ask Ann, Jul, p. 126
  • President's Message, Aug, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Aug, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Aug, p. 8
  • Mentoring the next generation of leaders within the APWA Donald C. Stone Center, Aug, p. 10
  • Chapter Membership Achievement Award winners announced, Aug, p. 13
  • Boomers & Millennials: Are we really that different?, Aug, p. 14
  • A year of diversity, Aug, p. 16
  • Awards 2012, Aug, p. 18
  • Four options to attend Congress, Aug, p. 32
  • Don't miss these at Congress!, Aug, p. 33
  • One-day passes available for Congress, Aug, p. 34
  • Media relations for public works, Aug, p. 35
  • Trees vs. Sidewalks: There doesn't have to be a loser, Aug, p. 36
  • Engage the public and get work done: a shared responsibility strategy, Aug, p. 38
  • Succeeding at succession: a portfolio approach, Aug, p. 42
  • Trends in equipment operator training technology, Aug, p. 44
  • The Great 8: Traits of Highly Effective Leaders, Aug, p. 46
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Aug, p. 50
  • Case study for automating field data collection with smart phones, Aug, p. 58
  • Pipe bursting of asbestos cement pipe: making it happen, Aug, p. 60
  • Trenchless Technology: The road to the future, Aug, p. 62
  • Utility coordination at FLL: abandoned underground lines, Aug, p. 66
  • Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Jobs Creation Act of 2011, Aug, p. 70
  • Keyholing and core farming: the perfect match, Aug, p. 72
  • What's next for public safety in the right-of-way?, Aug, p. 76
  • Incentives to expedite utility adjustments and relocations on public works projects, Aug, p. 80
  • Bicycle sharing programs: enhancing community livability, Aug, p. 92
  • Pay it forward: volunteers make the difference, Aug, p. 96
  • Understanding the options in construction management, Aug, p. 98
  • Hub and spoke recycling in rural New Mexico, Aug, p. 100
  • Building a Green Roof to promote environmental responsibility, Aug, p. 104
  • Claims mitigation and avoidance, Aug, p. 108
  • Converting a degraded quarry into a community asset, Aug, p. 112
  • Underground at the 2012 London Olympics, Aug, p. 114
  • Understanding contract documents, Aug, p. 118
  • Students and public works collaborate to keep one small city (and the rest of the world) clean, Aug, p. 120
  • Public works agencies in U.S. look to Japan for best practices in delivering more projects within budget, Aug, p. 124
  • How to hire a construction management firm, Aug, p. 126
  • Green infrastructure the answer for Frog Hollow residents, Aug, p. 130
  • Roadway safety data and public works: it's fundamental, Aug, p. 132
  • Ask Ann, Aug, p. 136
  • President's Message, Sep, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Sep, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Sep, p. 8
  • Recognize Your Leaders, Sep, p. 9
  • The mentors of the APWA Donald C. Stone Center, Sep, p. 10
  • Celebrating National Public Works Week 2012 with Southern Charm, Sep, p. 12
  • City of San Antonio Disability Access Office, Sep, p. 16
  • Employee Recognition, Sep, p. 18
  • New APWA Board member, Sep, p. 19
  • Fleet Services Committee announces new replacement planning publication, Sep, p. 20
  • CPFP Campbell named Fleet Manager of the Year, Sep, p. 22
  • The Great 8: Traits of Highly Effective Leaders, Sep, p. 24
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Sep, p. 28
  • City of Ames, Iowa: Police cars replaced by need, not by time or miles, Sep, p. 34
  • Road map to fleet success, Sep, p. 38
  • How to reach out to the media, Sep, p. 42
  • Fleet consolidation, Sep, p. 44
  • Purchasing and installing publicly-accessible electric vehicle charging stations, Sep, p. 48
  • Tool policies for employees, Sep, p. 52
  • Six purchasing tips for fleet professionals, Sep, p. 54
  • Trucking USA, Sep, p. 56
  • President's Message, Oct, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Oct, p. 6
  • We Heard You! Small Cities/Rural Communities Town Hall Meeting, Oct, p. 8
  • Recognize Your Leaders, Oct, p. 10
  • Diversity and good food -- the same or different?, Oct, p. 12
  • Make plans on coming to Chicago -- August 2013, Oct, p. 14
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Oct, p. 16
  • Research, Oct, p. 20
  • A terrific time in Anaheim!, Oct, p. 22
  • CPWA Monday at Congress, Oct, p. 36
  • Donald C. Stone Center awards Public Works Leadership Fellow designation at Congress, Oct, p. 38
  • Diversity events celebrated at the 2012 International Public Works Congress & Exposition in Anaheim, California, Oct, p. 40
  • R. Mark DeVries receives 2012 Presidential Leadership Award, Oct, p. 42
  • Ask Ann, Oct, p. 44
  • President's Message, Nov, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Nov, p. 4
  • Technical Committee News, Nov, p. 6
  • What is a public works professional to do? Donald C. Stone Center, Nov, p. 8
  • Chicago on the cheap: exploration of the past is just outside your front door, Nov, p. 10
  • Advantages to having a Chapter Diversity Committee, Nov, p. 12
  • Benefits of the APWA Accreditation process for an emergency management agency, Nov, p. 14
  • Recognize Your Leaders, Nov, p. 18
  • The Great 8: Traits of Highly Effective Leaders, Nov, p. 20
  • The Great 8: Traits of Highly Effective Leaders, Nov, p. 24
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Nov, p. 26
  • Readiness: Key to a successful winter operations response, Nov, p. 30
  • NIMS and ICS in winter operations: a foundation for all-hazards emergencies, Nov, p. 32
  • Snowplow rodeos, Nov, p. 36
  • The sky is not falling, Nov, p. 38
  • A role model for innovation, Nov, p. 40
  • Are you ready for that major snowstorm?, Nov, p. 44
  • Winter is on its way -- it's time to revisit your winter maintenance and icing event strategies, Nov, p. 48
  • Ask Ann, Nov, p. 50
  • President's Message, Dec, p. 2
  • Washington Insight, Dec, p. 4
  • Technical Committee News, Dec, p. 6
  • Teresa Scott, P.E., appointed Vice Chair of FEMA National Advisory Council, Dec, p. 8
  • What the Donald C. Stone Center staff would like you to know, Dec, p. 10
  • Chicago on the cheap: eateries with a buzz, Dec, p. 13
  • Public Works Academy for high school cadets, Dec, p. 14
  • APWA Accreditation benefits: a hidden surprise, Dec, p. 16
  • The Great 8: Traits of Highly Effective Leaders, Dec, p. 18
  • The Great 8: Traits of Highly Effective Leaders, Dec, p. 22
  • Global Solutions in Public Works, Dec, p. 24
  • Trends, Challenges, Strategies: Be part of the conversation, Dec, p. 32
  • Ethical Leadership: Focus on the public's interest, Dec, p. 34
  • The importance of volunteering, Dec, p. 38
  • Growing the team through public speaking, Dec, p. 41
  • Recognize Your Leaders, Dec, p. 40
  • Four important reasons to network on social media, Dec, p. 42
  • NARC partners with APWA and key associations to release new livability report, Dec, p. 43
  • The next mile: multi-purposing public works infrastructure, Dec, p. 44
  • Critical Path Method Preconstruction Scheduling, Dec, p. 46
  • Baby Boomers: Take the time to know the Gen-Xers, Dec, p. 48
  • Ask Ann, Dec, p. 52

  • President's Message, Feb, p. 2