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Publications Routes/Roads Financing of Road System

This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of Financing of Road System. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • General Report of the PIARC World Road Congress, Prague 2023

    PIARC was honored and delighted to have partnered with the Czech Republic to organize the 27 th World Road Congress in Prague. Indeed we were “together on the road again”. The success of the Congress is a testament to the cooperation between the Local Organizing Committee and PIARC. The record attendance of over 4000 delegates from more than 120 countries is evidence of the popularity and stature of the quadrennial PIARC World Road Congress. The technical sessions featured over 900 presentations [...]

  • Award-Winning National Reports - TS1 - Road Administration - Road and Road Transport in a Changed World

    Responsibility for transport policy and funding sits with various government bodies across the UK. The UK Government in Westminster develops the policy, and provides the bulk of the funding, for roads and local transport in England. In other parts of the UK this is mostly provided by the relevant devolved administrations (in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales), although the UK government retains reserved powers for ‘national’ transport issues, such as vehicle standards and taxation. Local [...]

  • Innovation Management Approaches to Manage a Large Portfolio of Innovation Projects on German Motorways

    On 1 January 2021, after two intensive years of development, the Federal Motorway Company (Autobahn GmbH) assumed overall responsibility for the planning, construction, operation, traffic management, maintenance, financing and asset management of all federal motorways in Germany. This brings together decades of experience from 16 Federal Sates, while at the same time using new technological developments to shape a modern and innovative company and develop the federal motorways into even safer, more [...]

  • 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.

  • The accuracy of ex-ante cost benefit analysis - evidence from the Norwegian road sector

    This article deals with ex ante cost-benefit analysis and address on their usefulness in meeting real outturns in order to turn them into a good decision-making tool.