Technical Reports Road policies

This page lists technical reports of PIARC in the field of road policies. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • PIARC Databook of Roads and Road Transport (2014-2018)

    Currently road administrations of many countries face austerities and have to tackle some difficult issues: investing on extension of road network, maintenance and rehabilitation of existing aged roads, prompt recovery of road operation from the damage caused by large-scale disasters, and creation of safe road space. They are requested to assess the importance of political measures and implement them adequately as well as effectively while carefully reviewing the present situation. Then it is critical [...]

  • Best practices of good governance - Institutional integrity

    The increasing demands of Civil Society regarding accountability and transparency lead to promote institutional integrity and to act decisively against corruption. This counts the more for the road sector which has proven to be particularly vulnerable to corruption. This report presents: - key definitions and an analysis of literature pertaining to corruption and institutional integrity; - examples of current policies and practices from an internatioanl survey; - a model of cycle of integrity [...]

  • Institutional integrity - Toolkit

    The increasing demands of Civil Society regarding accountability and transparency lead to promote institutional integrity and to act decisively against corruption. This counts the more for the road sector which has proven to be particularly vulnerable to corruption. In this context, Technical Committee B.1 Good Governance of Road Administrations of the World Road Association was tasked: • to review recent changes in successful governance structures; • to examine different plans, policies [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Worldwide situation of road pricing and assessment of its impacts

    The report of Technical Committee " Road System Economics and Social Development " presents the state of road pricing schemes implemented or studied in the world, the corresponding developments and an assessment of their impacts. The panorama of pricing schemes covers the following twenty-two countries: Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, USA, Spain, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, United Kingdom, Singapore, Slovak Republic, [...]


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