Urban Pavements

This seminar was organized by the Technical committee 4.3

Cracow

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEMINAR

TIME

TITLE

 SPEAKER

PRESENTATION

21 September 2005 

9.00-10.00

 Welcome and Introduction

Grzegorz Maletka, Director of the department of public roads, ministry of infrastructure

Tadeusz Trzmiel, Deputy Mayor of the city of Cracow

Nelson Rioux, Chairman of Committee C4.3

Dariusz Sybilski, Deputy Director of the Road and Bridge Research Institute

Slides (English). Presentation of M. Rioux

10.00-11.30

 SESSION 1

Urban infrastructures: who is involved, with what resources?

President: M. Dariusz Sybilski

Upgrading of gravel roads to surfaced roads project in Greater Johannesburg 2002-2005

Hennie Van Der Schyff

Republic of South Africa 

Slides (English)

Viewpoint of the Association of French local engineers in France on the technical urban governance

Guy Beurier

France 

Slides (French) 

The history of urban roads

Jerzy Duda

Poland 

Slides (English) 

11.30-12.00 

COFFEE BREAK 

12.00-13.00 

 SESSION 2

Issues and specific characteristics of urban roads

President: Bystrik Bezak

Transportation problems in urban planning

Wieslaw Wankowicz

Poland 

Slides (English)

 Road safety in urban environments

Thomas Fessl

Austria 

Slides (English)

13.00-14.30

LUNCH

14.30-16.00

SESSION 3

Design of urban roads within public areas

President: Guy Beurier 

Sharing the urban road space

Bystrik Bezak

Slovakia 

Slides (English) 

Planning of public areas 

Marcel Smets

Belgium 

 

16.00-17.00 

General debate - Sessions 1 à 3

President: Marcel Smets 

20.00

BANQUET (the municipality of Cracow) 

22 September 2005

9.00-10.30

SESSION 4

Specific techniques and innovation

President: Jean-Michel Piau 

Pavement surface materials used in urban areas

Egbert Beuving

The Netherlands 

Slides (English) 

Surface public transportation platforms 

Catherine Pankowska

France 

Slides (English) 

Urban concrete paving and photocatalytic pavement blocks: environmental friendly solutions for the future?

Anne Beeldens

Belgium 

 

10.30-11.00 

COFFEE BREAK 

11.00-12.30

SESSION 5

Contribution to sustainable development

President: Yasumasa Torii

Road Asset Management: example of the city of Zurich (Switzerland)

Martin Bürgi

Switzerland 

Slides (English) 

 Integration of tracked transport in the urban environment

Sally Ellis

United Kingdom

Slides (English) 

Eco-friendly pavements in urban areas 

 Nagato Abe

Japan

Slides (English) 

12.30-13.30 

 LUNCH

13.30-15.00

SESSION 6

Road sites and operations on networks

President: Benoit Verhaeghe 

Urban pavement constraints and trench treatment

Christine Leroy

France 

Slides (English)

The impact of road construction and maintenance activities on road users and the adjacent land use

David Hein

Canada 

Slides (English) 

Processing of urban road construction projects: the case of the city of Vienna (Austria) 

Herwig Klinke

Austria 

Slides (English) 

15.00-16.00

General debate - Sessions 4 à 6

President: Jean-Pierre Christory 

16.00-16.45

Synthesis and Conclusions 

Nelson Rioux, Dariusz Sybilski, Jean-Michel Piau et Jean-Pierre Christory (AIPCR/PIARC CT 4.3)