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PIARC (World Road Association), founded in 1909 and comprising 125 member governments from all over the world, is the global forum for exchange of knowledge and experience on roads, road transport policies and practices. With consultative status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, the Association is contributing to a stable and sustainable global development of the road and transport sector.

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Term of the Road Dictionary

sustainable transport

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Sustainable Transport
  • Definition : Transport that does not endanger public health and ecosystems and meets needs for access to people, goods and services consistent with: a) use of renewable resources at below their rate of regeneration, and b) use of nonrenewable resources at below the rate of development of renewable substitutes [OECD].
  • Synonyms : sustainable transportation (US, CA)

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