Publications Routes/Roads policies
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of road policies. These publications are classified chronologically.
Pilot project to quantifying social benefits of road rehabilitation for project prioritization
This article describes the Finnish Overseas Consultants (Finnoc) method for quantifying socio-economic benefits for the rehabilitation of roads.
Direct and indirect effects of Korea's expressways (1970-2010)
This article describes how the expansion of the expressway between Seoul and Busan and makes possible for significant changes in South Korean economy since its construction in 1970.
Maintenance of the strategic road network in England
This article discusses the principal challenges and the opportunities arising for implementation of asset management to ensure a sustainable and serviceable high quality asset and customer experience.
The first Latvian national road network (1918-1938)
The 20 th century is particularly significant in Latvian history. During this period, unquestionable progress was made in the development of society. Major transformations took place in various fields. Initially it was a fight for survival, intertwined with an effort to preserve the Latvian nation as a community, as well as its culture. The three most significant dates of the 20 th century for Latvia were 1918, 1940 and 1991, marking the creation, destruction and renewal of an independent state. [...]
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.
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