The World Road Association-PIARC was established in 1909. It brings together the road administrations of 122 governments and has members--individuals, companies, authorities and organizations--in over 140 countries.

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XXVIth World Road Congress in Abu Dhabi!

Council, at its meeting held in Santiago de Chile on 29 and 30 October 2014, elected the city of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) for the organization of the XXVIth World Road Congress in October 2019.

e-Routes/Roads: your magazine in digital version

e-Routes/Roads online - World Road Association

Your Routes/Roads magazine is from now on available in digital version. It can be read on all supports! Office computer and laptop, tablet, smartphone....

Do not hesitate to comment on articles and share e-Routes / Roads on your favorite social networks!

XXVth World Road Congress - The call for papers is closed

World Road Congress - Seoul 2014 - World Road Association

Great success in response to the 36 topics proposed by the Technical Committees with over 750 abstracts submitted from 85 countries of the 5 continents.

The booking of booths is opened online.
Do not miss the special rates valid until December 31, 2014!

The World Road Association (PIARC) moved

Since 23rd July 2014, our new address is:

Association mondiale de la Route /World Road Association (PIARC)
Tour Pascal B - 19th floor

5 Place des Degrés
F-92055 La Défense cedex
FRANCE

Phone and fax numbers, as well as e-mail addresses remain unchanged.

Road Network Operations Manual and ITS

Road Network Operations Manual and ITS - World Road Association

Technical Committee 2.1 has been assigned, among others, the task to revamp the electronic version of the Road Network Operations Manual and the Manual on Intelligent Transport Systems.

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United Nations Decade of action

United Nations Decade of action - World Road Association

On 11 May 2011, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/64/255 with the goal of improving road safety.

This text was followed by a presentation by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Baan Ki-Moon, of the Global Plan of Action for the Decade for Road Safety 2011-2020.