Environment and sustainable transport

Timisoara, Romania
16-18 September 2009

This international seminar has been organized by the PIARC Technical Committees
A.1'Preserving the Environment' and
B.4'Freight Transport and Intermodality'
in cooperation with the Professional Association of Roads and Bridges from Romania and the National Company of Motorways and National Roads of Romania.

Preparatory Document

Seminar proceedings (English/Romanian)

01- The Road - environmental impact generator and guarantor of sustainable development. Cristina MaruntuMember of TC A.1 , Environment Expert Evaluator, Romania

English/Romanian;

ppt presentation

02- Sustainable Transport Systems and Road Traffic noise management. Stefan Romanovschi, National Company of Motorways and National Roads of Romania, Romania

Romanian

03- Integrity control of wear layer by accoustic waves. Mihai Predoi, Professor, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania; Daniela Predoi, National Institute for Materials Physics, Romania

English/Romanian

04- The ecological impact of the transportation infrastructure in a protected area. Case study: Iron Gates Natural Park. Patroescu Maria, Nita I., Niculae I., Onose Diana, Faculty of Geology and Geophysics, Laboratory of Palaeontology, Romania

English/Romanian;

ppt presentation

05- Low Carbon Transport: a greener Future. Simon Price, Chair of TC A.1, Sustainability Director, Gifford LLP, United-Kingdom

English

06- Acustic performance monitoring of Swiss Highways. Manuel MännelCorresponding Member of TC A.1, Müller BBM, Germany

English

07- Toward Sustainability Mobility in Québec. Pascal Couillard, Member of TC A.1, Ministry of Transport, Canada

English

08- Biodiversity - French strategy and action plans to preserve biodiversity and reduce habitat fragmentation. Pierre Skriabine, Member of TC A.1, SETRA/CSTR, France

English

09- Does the road bridge structure affect traffic mortality of animals? Niemi Milla, University of Helsinki, Department of Forest Ecology; Niina Jääskelainen, University of Turku, Department of Biology; Nummi Petri, University of Helsinki, Department of Forest Ecology, Finland 

English

10- Environmental Post-Monitoring for Urban Motorways. Ing. Natalia Kalfa, Member of TC A.1, Attica Operations Tollway Authority, Greece

English

11- Romanian Transport Infrastructure. Present and Future. David Suciu, Chair of TC B.4, Vice-President of Traffic Management Division; Petru Horvath, Secretary of TC B.4, Director of Traffic Management Division, Romania

English

12- Development of a Logistic Plan - City of Ploiesti. David Suciu; Andreea Raducu, Director of Economic Studies Department; Anca Brânzarea, Director of Traffic Studies Department, Romania

 

13- Analysis of transport networks: traffic demand models. Anca Brânzarea; Simona Manea, Senior Traffic Planner, Petru Horvath, Romania

English

14- A green shift for freight transport. An European Perspective. Martin Ruesch, Member of TC B.4, ETH/SIA/SVI Zürich, Switzerland; Wanda Debauche, Member of TC B.4, Belgium; Jacob Bernard, Member of TC B.4, LCPC Paris, France

English

15- Green shift in transportation. A North American Perspective. Benoit Cayouette, Secretary of TC B.4, Ministry of Transport, Canada

English

16- A green shift for freight transport. An Asian Perspective. Eiichi Taniguchi, Member of TC B.4, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan

English

17- PIARC D2 Working Group on Adaptation to Climate Change. Cornel Bota, Romania

English-Romanian

Technical Visit:

Procurement of Construction of Arad Timisoara Motorway. Romanian Company of Motorway & National Roads (RNCMNR)

English

Design & Build of Arad Bypass

English

The Seminar