Publications Routes/Roads Urban Mobility
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of urban mobility. These publications are classified chronologically.
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.
Universal Design Project for the Seoul Subway: Development of a Subway Transfer Map for Users with Reduced Mobility
The purpose of this project is to improve accessibility and connectivity of the Seoul subway system for mobility-impaired users through the creation of a transfer map. Users with reduced mobility include those using wheelchairs, buggies, canes or crutches.
Achieving Compact Cities Linked by Transit Network in Japan
In Japan, the average birth rate has remained at an extremely low level for a prolonged period. Consequently, the population is shrinking and the elderly population is expected to grow rapidly. In 2010, 23% percent of the Japanese population of was age 65 or older. In 2040, it is expected that 36.1% of the population will be in this age group. Provincial cities are expected to face a rapid population decline in the future, and the populations of prefectural capital cities in particular are expected [...]
Best Practices for improving urban transport efficiency in China: Case study in Zhuzhou and Shenzhen
The urbanization of China continues to intensify, as 57% of the population currently lives in cities . The growth occurring in urban areas has resulted in significant increases in traffic congestion and air pollution and moreover has highlighted the need for improvements in urban transport management.
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