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All PIARC Publications

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  • Through Traffic in Small Towns

    This report was written by two Technical Committees of PIARC, PIARC Technical Committee on Interurban Roads (C4) and PIARC Technical Committee on Roads in Urban Areas (C10). The report summarizes the experience of several countries (Belgium, Federal Republic of Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, [...]

    • Date : 1991
    • Pages : 44
    • PIARC Ref. : 04.03.BEN
  • Traffic Management and Quality of Service

    The Topic Area Traffic Management and Quality of Service deals with several issues from the PIARC Strategic Plan for the period of 1995 - 1999. It deals with (1.2) "improving quality standards for design, construction, equipment and maintenance", (4.1) "improving traffic planning and management, taking [...]

    • Date : 2000
    • Pages : 96
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.12.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-118-4
  • Transport and Urban Development

    Because of the close relation between land use, environment, economic and transportation, it is necessary to co-ordinate land use and transportation planning. Professionals seek integrated approaches to ensure that urban, regional and economic development takes place in an environment that addresses [...]

    • Date : 1999
    • Pages : 64
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.10.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-100-1
  • Transport Interchanges and Urban Development

    As a part of the PIARC 2000-2003 work program, the Committee on Urban Areas and Integrated Urban Transport (C10) investigated the relations between transport interchanges and urban development, in order to : identify best practices of integrated passenger interchanges in urban development and freight [...]

    • Date : 2003
    • Pages : 10
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.13.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-150-8
  • Urban Mobility

    A dilemma faces public policy makers today in much of the world and particularly in the developing world. In all societies, individuals have similar time pressures on their day and similar needs to access opportunities. The statistics presented in this report demonstrate that as persons gain the means [...]

    • Date : 1995
    • Pages : 51
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.05.BEN
    • ISBN : RRspécial-I-1995
  • Urban Road Design and Architecture

    This report develops further ideas (see 10.04.B page 49) on the organization and design of the urban road network, with the following main objectives: to develop the "environmental capacity" concept introduced by Buchanan report (1963), to explore the relationship between functional and visual [...]

    • Date : 1995
    • Pages : 34
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.08.BEN
    • ISBN : RR-II-1995
  • Urban Road Network Management

    Many different organizations are interested in using the area above and below the streets. One of the most important things is to co-ordinate and harmonize the various areas of interest. The purpose of this report is to show who decides how the street zones in cities are used; to show different organizational [...]

    • Date : 1995
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.09.BEN