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Technical Reports Financing of Road System

This page lists technical reports of PIARC in the field of Financing of Road System. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • Impact of New Propulsion Techniques on Funding Road Infrastructure - Briefing Note

    This Briefing Note (BN) analyzes the impacts of modern advancements in vehicle’s propulsion techniques on the funding of road infrastructures at international level, considering the general and progressive shift to alternative fuels for the decarbonization of the road infrastructure and mobility sector worldwide. In particular, the BN explains how, in the next years, probably the evolution of these new propulsion techniques is going to make current traditional fuel taxes (e.g. fossil fuels as [...]

  • Best Practices in Funding and Financing of Road Infrastructure - Collection of Case Studies

    In the past programs, national and international technical committees focused on financing topics related to the design, build, operation and maintenance of road infrastructure, with emphasis placed on relevant elements that could be implemented across the infrastructure management process. Despite this recent international research, many central themes remain to be improved in order to provide discipline to the different interests of public authorities, lenders, private companies and customers. [...]

  • How Countries Undertake Well-Prepared Projects: A Review on Ten Countries - Litterature Review

    It is well acknowledged that good project preparation tends to deliver better outcomes (benefits) as well as providing good project management performance (with respect to budget, delays and quality). This report presents processes put in place in 10 countries to deliver well-prepared transport projects. This literature review is the first task force deliverable, and it aims to identify good practices found in countries of different income levels and moreover of different cultures. All ten members [...]

  • Assessment of budgetary needs and optimisation of maintenance strategies for multiple assets of road network

    Good road infrastructure is a fundamental basis on which to build a strong economy and society. As the ability to conduct proper maintenance is largely influenced by the available budget, budget definition is an important starting point in realising the overall goal. Based on a comprehensive investigation in the form of interviews with public road administrations and private sector concessionaires, a large quantity of information on good practice in budgetary assessment and optimisation of maintenance [...]

  • Financing, Contracting and Managing of Road System Investment

    The purpose of this report is to provide information on the current methods and approaches relating to: The different combinations of public and private sector involvement in the provision of sustainable road systems and the perceived advantages and disadvantages of these methods; The different approaches employed for funding and financing of sustainable road systems; The various forms of procuring private sector involvement in the maintenance and operations of sustainable road systems and [...]