Sunday, June 26, 2011

Highway interchange designs

Tom Evans, P.E. from the Missouri Dept. of Transportation District 4 joined the show to discuss some new developments in highway interchanges. Listen to the podcast.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Brookside history

LaDene Morton is the author of The Brookside Story: Shops of Every Necessary Convenience and joined the show to talk about J.C. Nichols and the history of Brookside. She also discussed her recent experience in Joplin, MO (tornado damage). Her book is available from Listen to the podcast.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

LA's ZERO solid waste plan

Ruth Abbe from HDR's San Francisco office joined the show by telephone to talk about the work she has done on crafting Los Angeles' zero solid waste plan. She shared the reason for LA's move: citizen interest in reducing waste, rather than a crisis decision because the landfills were full. She discussed the variety of wastes and their final destinations, including large item waste (furniture, appliances, etc.) Listen to the podcast.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Call-in show with Jerry Richardson

Dr. Jerry Richardson, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE and Dr. Deb were available to take your calls. Jerry spoke about past floods on the Mississippi River and what's going on this spring/summer on the Missouri and Mississippi. Listen to the podcast. Dr. Richardson spoke at length in an earlier interview on the 1927 Mississippi flood - listen here to that archived interview.