Publications Routes/Roads Freight transport
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of freight transport. These publications are classified chronologically.
Weigh-in-motion for controlling excess loads
This article describes the French weigh-in-motion system.
Europe: key challenges and solution strategies for urban freight transport
This article discusses the challenges and some solutions for urban freight management. It highlights the importance of addressing delivery vehicles in any planning for sustainable cities, the importance of partnerships, and the careful consideration of geography, other transport tasks and logistics chains as factors in the success of initiatives to improve urban freight transport.
Greenhouse gas abatement potential in the Australian transport sector
The article presents recent efforts to identify options that could significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from Australia's transport sector; determine the potential magnitude of emission reductions for each option, both individually and cumulatively; examine challenges to achieving the options' full potential; and investigate any uncertainties, especially concerning their likely effectiveness.
Public sector governance of urban freight management
The article summarizes the findings of an analysis of case studies and presents a partnership based framework to address the challenges of urban freight management.
Road pricing for heavy vehicles: a key for financing road infrastructure? A successful example in Austria
This article presents the experience of Austria to introduce an electronic charging system for heavy vehicles. It describes the background, evolution and objectives of the charging system, and concludes on the Austrian experience.
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