Publications Routes/Roads Governance of road authorities

This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of Governance of road authorities. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • Creation of an Integrated Transport Portfolio - Organisational Arrangements In Western Australia

    This Case Study focuses on the Integrated Transport Portfolio of Western Australia which ensures key strategy and investment decisions are made in a multi-modally coordinated manner.

  • Revised missions and organizations adopted by France's roads and transportation directorate

    This article presents the reforms introduced over the past ten-year period, primarily within State Agencies, both nationally and at the regional and local levels, in addition to the institutional changes taking place inside regional, departmental and local administrations. The analysis provided mainly focuses on both the allocation of competences with respect to the various transportation modes and the provisions implemented to encourage intermodal services.

  • Governance and Decision-Making Regarding Multi-Modal Planning in Spain

    This document provides an overview and description of the development of decision-making bodies in terms of transport infrastructures, and seeks to identify developments for modal cooperation between the four levels of jurisdictional administration – State, region (Autonomous Community), province and city council – against a background of high decentralisation of skills and gradual inter-modal cooperation, and also weak growth in integrated modal organisations.

  • Multi-Modal Planning and Delivery: Single Modal Agencies and National Administration in Austria

    In Austria, each of the primary types of transport (road, rail, water, air) is organised at national level in independent organizations (“single modal concept”), which are in state ownership. The overarching administrative, inspection and control body is the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT). The federal system gives rise to extensive competences at both regional and local level with regard to spatial planning and construction as well as a noticeable political [...]

  • Fostering Multi-Modal Governance in the Roads and Transport Sector

    The Word Road Association is pleased to publish this Compendium of seven case studies on governance structures and processes for multi-modal planning and delivery in the roads and transportation sector, prepared by its Technical Committee 1.1 Performance of Transport Administrations in the 2012 – 2015 Strategic Planning Cycle. The Committee’s remit covered the integration of roads planning with other transport modes, alongside parallel themes of performance management and tackling institutional [...]


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