Publications Routes/Roads Environment
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of environment. These publications are classified chronologically.
Norway: the successful establishment of a market for electric vehicles
This article provides a national case study of the implementation of an electric vehicle strategy through an approach of fiscal incentives and public/private partnership.
The articles expose the complexity of responding to the two climate change challenges.
Climate changes and investment strategies for existing road networks
This article considers how the risks which climate change poses to infrastructure might be managed.
Global travel growth, estimated future needs for road infrastructure and impacts on energy demands and carbon emissions: an analysis
This article presents an analysis of future scenarios in global traffic growth. Each scenario has different travel patterns and technology adoption rates and the authors explore the consequential need for road infrastructure and the impacts on energy demands and carbon emissions at the global level.
Looking at Europe's extreme weather costs for transportation in 2040
This article presents the EWENT (Extreme Weather impacts on European Networks of Transport) project's key results, though, the major concern of extreme weather impacts are still a safety issue.