The World Road Association-PIARC was established in 1909. It brings together the road administrations of 121 governments and has members -individuals, companies, authorities and organizations- in over 140 countries.
Deadline Extension: Submit your abstract before 30th September 2018 and contribute to next PIARC World Road Congress
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We invite all road and transport experts to submit abstracts to this call, and to join PIARC in Abu Dhabi in October 2019 for this exciting event.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 30 September 2018
This issue 378 of Routes/Roads (third quarter 2018) dedicated to the Road Tunnels covers nine contributions from Austria, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Switzerland.
It also contains the latest news about PIARC activities.
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PIARC has published three interactive electronic Manuals, which are available online free of charge. These compendiums address Road Safety, Road Network Operations and ITS, and Tunnels.
For the first time, the World Road Association makes available the Proceedings of its last World Road Congress in the form of a dedicated website.
This report is an outcome of PIARC mechanism for Special Projects, which is PIARC instrument to respond quickly to emerging issues for PIARC member countries. This report provides a review of 15 Unpredicted Infrastructure Failure (UIF) case studies that have been collated from around the world. For the purposes of the report UIF is defined as: instances where [...] Display the technical report
The PIARC TC D.3 Bridges Technical Committee is publishing a worldwide compilation of case studies as examples for bridge owners in making critical decisions to ensure the safety of the traveling public during a bridge incident caused by damage and deterioration. This case study compilation has 28 worldwide case studies received from 15 unique countries. These [...] Display the technical report
From Canada to Tanzania, transportation agencies are using unmanned aerial systems (UASs), also known as drones, to collect data, design and construct road infrastructure, inspect bridges, monitor roads for avalanche and mudslide dangers, identify flood damage risks in urban areas, reconstruct crash scenes, and monitor traffic and road conditions. Public agencies, [...] Display the technical report
During the period 2012 - 2015, Technical Committee 2.2 collected and evaluated case studies on urban mobility from numerous large and medium-sized cities from all over the world. Three issues were evaluated in these case studies: a comparison of strategies for sustainable urban mobility, at a mobility plan level. the design of transport infrastructure for multimodality [...] Display the technical report
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.