Publications Routes/Roads Environment
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of environment. These publications are classified chronologically.
Electric Roads: A Solution for the Future
This article communicates on the results of a state-of-the-art review and feasibility study of ERS concepts, focusing on implementation from a road administrations perspectivethat the World Road Association (PIARC) commissioned TRL (United Kingdom).
Environmental impact of practices and storage protocols relative to deicing agents
The scope of this study is to learn more about the impact of storing sodium chloride-type deicing agents on the natural environment while assessing the environmental impact of the most recent "best practices" (e.g. management mode, investment) in an effort to minimize the loss of deicing agents. The conclusions seek to set forth practical and quantitative guidelines to managing such sites more optimally. The data generated as part of this study may thus help guide, prioritize and justify future [...]
PIARC's International Climate Change Adaptation Framework for Road Infrastructure — Elements of Analysis on Applicability and Refinement
This article presents some analysis of the applicability and ideas for the refinement of the International Climate Change Adaptation Framework for Road Infrastructure.
Reuse opportunities for electric steel mill slag in Morocco's road-building sector
This article describes techniques that reuse locally available materials or materials originating from an industrial source, as is the case with electric steel mill slag within the road community.
Electric vs. Gasoline-powered vehicles: the effects on a nation's economic production and public finances
This article will explore the comparative economic effects of a Gasoline-powered Vehicle (GV) and an EV within the same market segment, relative to economic production and public finances at the national level.
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