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.
This issue N° 372 (second quarter 2017) dedicated to Governance of Multi-Modal Transport covers seven contributions from Australia, Austria, France, Hungary, Spain and Sweden.
Also featured are reports from the Association's latest activities.
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The Executive Committee for the 2017-2020 period met for the first time in the United Arab Emirates from 28 February to 01 March 2017. It reviewed progress of the work of the World Road Association over the next four years.
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.
The World Road Association organizes jointly with GDKKiA, the Polish General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways, the XVth International Winter Road Congress. It will take place in Gdańsk (Poland) from 20 to 23 February 2018.
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.
Approximately ten to fifteen years ago many countries introduced tunnel safety management systems and started paying attention to tunnel safety in a more structured way. PIARC report 2007/R07 recommended an integrated approach to tunnel safety. As a result of this, many countries have gained experience with the application of various tools for tunnel safety [...] Display the technical report
This report gives a scanning overview of the current state of the art on the topic of the appraisal of sustainability within the development of transport plans and investment programs, respectively the extent to which decisions made in this context have taken account of sustainability. The report is based on the result of a questionnaire done within the technical [...] Display the technical report
The report entitled "Framework for citywide road freight transport management" of WG1, TC2.3 "Freight Transport" describes the research and findings about the frameworks for public sector road freight transport management (RFTM). RFTM is a key contributor to the sustainable development of urban areas, since good freight transport management supports the creation [...] Display the technical report
Good performance information is an essential part of good management in any organisation. It assists in ensuring accountability, transparency and aids decision making across the board on a range of activities undertaken by road and transport administrations. Organisations have been collecting information about their own performance and their impacts on society [...] 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.