Publications Routes/Roads policies
This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of road policies. These publications are classified chronologically.
Wider economic benefits of transport systems - How Norway is working with it
Wider Economic Benefits (WEBs) are benefits caused by improvement in transport systems and accrue in form of productivity gains due to agglomeration effects, increased outputs in markets with imperfect competition and improvements in labour supply. The conventional Benefit-Cost Analyses (BCA) has traditionally ignored the WEBs. In the recent years, however, the international literature has recognized the existence of WEBs and that they should be accounted for and added to the benefits captured in [...]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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