Technical Reports Road policies
This page lists technical reports of PIARC in the field of road policies. These publications are classified chronologically.
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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How to apply the concepts of sustainable development to transport?
This report has been produced by Technical Committee C2.1. Sustainable Development and Road Transport and provides an analysis of "How to apply the concepts of Sustainable Development to Transport?" from the approaches implemented in a few cases - either policies, programmes or projects. These cases were considered to be illustrative, relevant or even exemplary in this regard and which could show both what can be achieved and also what can lead to situations of deadlock. This analysis of concrete [...]
Modelling Road User and Environmental Effects in HDM-4
This document is the seventh volume in the series of seven volumes of HDM-4 documentation. It covers modelling road user and environmental effects (RUEE). The report presents an overview of how they are introduced in studies and describes representative vehicles. The second section deals with road user effects. It provides details on the various components of these effects: Forces opposing motion; Free speeds; Effects of volume on traffic flow; Fuel consumption; Tyre consumption; Maintenance [...]