Before becoming Director of Program Management with the Port of Long Beach’s Program Management Division, Douglas J. Sereno, P.E., ENV-SP, M.ASCE, worked over 15 years as a mechanic. Photo credit: Douglas J. Sereno
December 20, 2013

In 1975, when the Ford tractor dealership in Southern California needed a master mechanic to maintain and repair its  fleet of backhoe loaders, skip loaders, Bobcats, trenchers, or Caterpillars, they hired a young man who…Read More >>

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December 16, 2013

Ahh, it’s  time for our end-of-year celebrations. Time for all of our favorite traditions, like family recipes,  egg nog, holiday lights, traveling to see family, gift giving, reflection over the last year, and so on.  Spending…Read More >>

December 6, 2013

Read ASCE Executive Director Pat Natale’s latest ASCE: Working for You column so you can find out how to be part of history by attending the Society’s annual conference next year in Panama, consider making a…Read More >>

The ASCE-sponsored, 2nd T&DI [Transportation and Development Institute] Green Streets, Highways, and Development Conference: Advancing the Practice, November 3-6, took place in the City of Austin, Texas; considered to be one of the more progressive cities in the U.S. in terms of developing and implementing sustainable transportation. Photo Credit: Marsha Anderson Bomar
December 2, 2013

To deal with ever-increasing automobile traffic and congestion on downtown streets, the City of Austin, Texas, has put a new twist on a old solution—biking. This December, the city will begin its first bike share…Read More >>

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December 1, 2013

Touring Denver’s architecture is to study the evolution of architectural styles in the 20th Century. I recently visited Denver to have Thanksgiving dinner with my sister, who has recently relocated for work (recall her post…Read More >>