APWA Reporter magazine

The award-winning APWA Reporter is a monthly publication that serves as the prime communication link uniting the community of public works professionals who make up APWA. Members receive the magazine free of charge. The APWA Reporter is edited primarily for public works officials at local, state and federal levels, as well as others involved in the public works field.

APWA Reporter topics

Most editorial content is written by member-experts and covers topics such as:

  • Computers and computer applications
  • Solid waste
  • Water resources
  • Municipal engineering
  • Transportation
  • Equipment services
  • Buildings and grounds
  • Snow removal

Valuable information and features

  • Management techniques
  • Research
  • Training programs
  • New technology
  • Job openings
  • Calendar of events
  • Insightful editorials
  • Seminar schedules
  • Much more
The joy of volunteering for APWA Sep 2019
Wishing continued success to our staff liaison, Nahid Paiman Aug 2019
Embracing and celebrating diversity and inclusion: A San Diego Public Works perspective Jun 2019
Bridging the gap between generations in the workplace: A Millennial's perspective Apr 2019
Cultural competence toolbox topics for front-line employees Apr 2019
Transformative Leadership: Overcoming the challenge of welcoming diversity and inclusion into the workforce Feb 2019
Count me in Jan 2019
Meet your APWA National Committee for Diversity & Inclusion Dec 2018
Are we there yet? No, but APWA members will get there steadily and slowly Oct 2018
From the diary of a PWX 2018 speaker Sep 2018
Are we fatigued by the terms diversity, heterogeneity, inclusion, integration, understanding, and so on? Aug 2018
Six myths that keep us from developing our cultural competence Jul 2018
APWA Washington State Chapter: National Diversity Challenge Jul 2018
What does diversity mean to you? Jun 2018
A Knight in Shining Armor May 2018
NEAPWA Diversity Committee members well their stories Apr 2018
Gender parity in public works Mar 2018
Diversity in the workplace Mar 2018
Could this be what employees experience in your workplace? Feb 2018
For Transportation Girls everywhere, we can do better than eight percent Jan 2018
Meet your APWA National Diversity Committee Dec 2017
Diversity: Alive and well at PWX 2017 Nov 2017
Diversity in the workplace Sep 2017
Diversity Matters: Now more than ever Aug 2017
NEAPWA's Diversity Committee Jul 2017
Diversity: Changing a community Jun 2017
Sustainable diversity May 2017
White Privilege? Where's mine!?!? Apr 2017
Honoring cultural diversity through inclusion Mar 2017
Kayla's Krew Feb 2017
Meet your APWA National Diversity Liaison Dec 2016
Diversity: Alive and well at the 2016 PWX Nov 2016
Public Works: Service to all Sep 2016
Empowering success Aug 2016
Keeping diversity in the forefront of public works Jul 2016
What does diversity mean? Jun 2016
Plugging the Brain Drain in your workforce May 2016
Knock knock...Who's there? Apr 2016
Kansas City mayor's office uses data, public-private partnerships to achieve Women's Empowerment Mar 2016
Introducing the University of Washington to APWA Feb 2016
Acceptance of women civil engineers in public works -- are we there yet? Jan 2016
Meet your APWA National Diversity Liaisons Dec 2015
In the Community: Advocate for people with disabilities Nov 2015
Diversity: Alive and well at the 2015 Congress Nov 2015
Diversity best practices as a process Oct 2015
Making a commitment to our communities Sep 2015
Young Whippersnapper Aug 2015
Attracting and retaining young professionals Jun 2015
DIVE IN: Diversity, Inclusion, Value, Educate, Improve, and Now May 2015
Changing perception through communication Apr 2015
A network approach for transportation workforce development Mar 2015
Public Works: The success of diversity and inclusion starts at the top Feb 2015
Retaining a diverse workforce Jan 2015
Present and future workforce: recruitment and succession Dec 2014
Diversity: the hidden treasure Nov 2014
APWA Diversity Inclusiveness: Toronto 2014 Congress Oct 2014
Simply put, diversity is good for business Sep 2014
Illinois Chapter outreach Aug 2014
Celebrate the unique diversity in your chapter Jul 2014
Managing Expectations: Embracing ADHD assets in the workplace Jun 2014
The importance of diversity May 2014
Horizontal and vertical diversity in the workplace Apr 2014
Here today and gone tomorrow Mar 2014
No matter what our age, none of us can learn less Feb 2014
APWA: Bringing you the next generation of public works professionals Jan 2014
Diversity: The misconception Dec 2013
Be counted!! Help us celebrate the diversity of APWA! Nov 2013
Diversity: Alive and well at 2013 Congress Oct 2013
The many faces of APWA Sep 2013
Diversity Committee publishes Resource Guide, 2nd Edition Aug 2013
Shhh....Listen Jul 2013
Diversity events at the 2013 Congress in Chicago Jun 2013
Is there a glass ceiling? May 2013
Creating a diverse working relationship Apr 2013
Workplace Diversity: What is your measuring stick? Mar 2013
Diversity is making the news; is it making it into your conversations at work? Feb 2013
The art of helping Jan 2013
Public Works Academy for high school cadets Dec 2012
Advantages to having a Chapter Diversity Committee Nov 2012
Diversity and good food -- the same or different? Oct 2012
Diversity events celebrated at the 2012 International Public Works Congress & Exposition in Anaheim, California Oct 2012
City of San Antonio Disability Access Office Sep 2012
A year of diversity Aug 2012
How do you respond? Jul 2012
A View from the Top: A diverse view of women in public works Jun 2012
School District Planning + PW Planning = Sustainable Communities May 2012
The precessional effect of diversity in the workplace Apr 2012
Making inclusiveness work Mar 2012
Seeing the workplace through the eyes of a professional diversity trainer Feb 2012
Flexible schedules in the workplace Jan 2012
Generational diversity can save your organization money Dec 2011
Diversity in action at the 2011 APWA International Public Works Congress & Exposition in Denver, Colorado Nov 2011
A View from the Top: Women in Public Works Jul 2011
Colorado's Green Jobs Pipeline for Women Program Jun 2011
Diversity/Inclusiveness: to Millennials it is not only the goal, but the reality May 2011
Diversity in Quebec improving Apr 2011
Downsizing: Dealing with survivors' emotions Mar 2011
Diversity is key to a world-class organization Feb 2011
It is safe to be me Dec 2010
The Importance of Mentoring: Future Cities Nov 2010
Diversity in action at the 2010 APWA International Public Works Congress & Exposition in Boston, Massachusetts Oct 2010
Reaching beyond my limits Sep 2010
2009-2010 APWA Diversity Committee's accomplishments Aug 2010
Young Professionals: The Future of APWA Aug 2010
Four diverse, dynamic women Jun 2010
Initiating an employee incentive program for a multi-generational culture May 2010
The concept of diversity: growing up and keeping pace with change Apr 2010
L.A. women excel in solid resources Mar 2010
Inclusion + Diversity = Empowerment for All Feb 2010
Diversity adds strength Feb 2010
Public works stands guard this flu season Jan 2010
Utilizing retired professionals to help solve today's challenges Jan 2010
Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading Dec 2009
Diversity in action at the 2009 APWA International Public Works Congress and Expo Nov 2009
Future City Program: Making a difference in children's lives Oct 2009
2008-2009 APWA Diversity Committee's accomplishments Sep 2009
The First-Timers Meeting: It's all about inclusiveness! Aug 2009
Reaching out to our communities Jun 2009
2009 Women in Public Works survey results May 2009
Generational Issues: Do you have them? Apr 2009
National Public Works Week: What you and your organization can do to make it special Feb 2009
Christina Davis Feb 2009
Leading the Generations Jan 2009
Mentoring: Consider "Future City Competition" in your own backyard Jan 2009
APWA Standards of Professional Conduct: What we can learn from the PGA Tour Jan 2009