Publications Routes/Roads Road network operations

This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of road network operations. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • Road Works, an Opportunity to Create the Future While Improving the Present

    Many events have been unfolding around the world in short period of time, with diverse and interrelated consequences in practically all areas of social and economic life of countries. COVID-19 impacts on road and transport sector are extensively described in numerous PIARC webinars since March 2020 as well as in PIARC report 2020BN03ES [1] and despite issues faced, overwhelmingly road networks have performed well due to their capillarity, resilience and professionalism of their staff and managers. [...]

  • Disaster Management of Road Sector During Pandemic: Lessons Learned from Indonesia for Better Future

    Roads and land transport provide a significant contribution to Indonesia’s economic development and growth and provides social benefits. Roads provide access to employment, economic business facilities, health and education services and social activities. In addition, road networks are important in fighting against poverty. It is a vital hub for the country’s economy and for the communities in regional and urban areas of Indonesia. On the other hand, a road network plays an important function [...]

  • Emergency Communications At The Forth Bridges

    Scotland’s Forth Bridges provide a pertinent case study on the use of web media and social networks to manage emergencies on an important transport link.In June 2015 the Scottish Ministers, through their agency Transport Scotland, appointed a new Operating Company to take over the management and maintenance of the Forth Road Bridge. They chose to keep and evolve existing web-based communication channels in order to retain followers and capitalise on established trust and goodwill.

  • Intelligent Controlled Compact Parking – Pilot implementation of a new parking management for trucks

    Due to the enormous increase of commercial freight transport on motorways in Germany it is often problematic for truck drivers to find safe parking places for longer rest periods during the night. Even though expansions have been made to satisfy the demand, overcrowding and dangerous situations still occur as a result of vehicles parking on the entrance and exit roads of rest areas. According to an investigation in 2013 by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs (BMVBS), about [...]

  • XXVI World Road Congress – Abu Dhabi, October 2019 Connecting Cultures, Enabling Economies - General Report

    The General Report of the XXVI World Road Congress has been prepared by GHD under contract with the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. It has not been possible to include the conclusions of all sessions in this report. They will be available from PIARC’s website.

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