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  • Journey Time and Travel Reliability

    Travel time reliability has been put by all stakeholders in the transport arena at the centre of attention: transport planners, operators and users agree on the need to take actions for more reliable transport systems. Although the framework is clear in terms of the stakeholders’ claims, the theoretical [...]

    • Date : 2019
    • Pages : 92
    • PIARC Ref. : 2019R35EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-570-6
  • Traffic Noise – Best Practice Guide

    In recent years, knowledge about the health effects of traffic noise has grown substantially. Many studies have found that long-term exposure to traffic noise is associated with various health impacts such as sleep disturbance, cardiovascular disease and depression. While there remain knowledge gaps [...]

    • Date : 2019
    • Pages : 214
    • PIARC Ref. : 2019R36EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-571-3
  • Sustainable Multimodality in Urban Regions

    Globalization and specialization have enabled cities to flourish and have led to the concentration of activities and populations, resulting in an increase in urban transport needs and a scarcity of public space. In these urban areas characterized by high population and employment densities, congestion [...]

    • Date : 2019
    • Pages : 145
    • PIARC Ref. : 2019R13EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-527-0
  • Low Cost ITS

    The Low Cost ITS concept was introduced for the first time during PIARC 2012-2015 cycle. The concept described ITS services that were attractive to resource limited or Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). This was possible because of the recent emergence of inexpensive technological solutions including [...]

    • Date : 2019
    • Pages : 122
    • PIARC Ref. : 2019R07EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-510-2
  • Key issues for improving mobility strategies in large urban areas

    During the period 2012 - 2015, Technical Committee 2.2 collected and evaluated case studies on urban mobility from numerous large and medium-sized cities from all over the world. Three issues were evaluated in these case studies: a comparison of strategies for sustainable urban mobility, at a mobility [...]

    • Date : 2017
    • Pages : 101
    • PIARC Ref. : 2016R27EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-427-3
  • Framework for Citywide Road Freight Transport Management

    The report entitled "Framework for citywide road freight transport management" of WG1, TC2.3 "Freight Transport" describes the research and findings about the frameworks for public sector road freight transport management (RFTM). RFTM is a key contributor to the sustainable development of urban areas, [...]

    • Date : 2016
    • Pages : 62
    • PIARC Ref. : 2016R28EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-428-0
  • Strategies for balancing urban transport to improve mobility and reduce road congestion

    This report reviews the factors having a main impact on the supply and demand for road capacity, before it considers the strategies which allow to address congestion and improve mobility of persons in urban areas. From different case studies, the report reviews nine strategies: promoting public [...]

    • Date : 2013
    • Pages : 125
    • PIARC Ref. : 2013R02EN
    • ISBN : 978-2-84060-311-5
  • The connected vehicle

    The advent of Intelligent Transport Systems has provided new opportunities for improving the safety and efficiency of the road network. The development of intelligent vehicles, connected by wireless networks to the roadside infrastructure, brings opportunities and issues which are being discussed in [...]

    • Date : 2012
    • Pages : 59
    • PIARC Ref. : 2012R02EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-246-6
  • Road safety audit guidelines for safety checks of new road projects

    This guideline is a comprehensive catalogue of design safety problems and countermeasures that outlines the common types of design failures in a definitive guide for road engineers and professionals working in the road transport sector. With the UN Decade of Action soon to be launched by the World Health [...]

    • Date : 2011
    • Pages : 385
    • PIARC Ref. : 2011R01EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-199-0
  • Congestion in urban areas - Examples of counter-measures

    Congestion is a complex phenomenon, influenced by socioeconomic, technical, and human factors. The report examines twenty case studies and focuses on countermeasures against recurrent congestion on urban roads implemented in various cities. The countermeasures have been characterised by the nature/degree [...]

    • Date : 2010
    • Pages : 145
    • PIARC Ref. : 2010R04EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-232-6
  • Urban road tunnels - Recommendations to managers and operating bodies for design, management, operation and maintenance

    Urban road tunnels are unique in terms of traffic characteristics (high volume, congestion during commuter periods, wide variety of vehicles, high percentage of buses, etc.), infrastructural design, difficulty of closing and urban environment. Recommendations are presented to managers and operating [...]

    • Date : 2008
    • Pages : 110
    • PIARC Ref. : 2008R15EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-216-4
  • Human powered transport

    This report, prepared by PIARC Technical Committee 2.3 « Urban Areas and Integrated Urban Transport » deals with the topic of human powered transport, which is often ignored or lacks appropriate recognition as a viable mode of transport. However, it is a very important mode of transport from the [...]

    • Date : 2008
    • Pages : 61
    • PIARC Ref. : 2008R10EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-210-5
  • Sustainable transport in megacities

    This report, prepared by PIARC Technical Committee 2.3 « Urban Areas and Integrated Urban Transport », presents a study on sustainable transport in megacities, i.e. cities of more than 10 million inhabitants, with a focus on four cities, 2 in developed countries (Paris, Tokyo) and two in developing [...]

    • Date : 2008
    • Pages : 155
    • PIARC Ref. : 2008R09EN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-209-1
  • CD-ROUTE

    Minimum Equipment Required CD-ROUTE can be used on PC (386 at least, Windows 3.1, 95 & NT) and Macintosh® (68020 at least), Power Mac®, Mac OS version 7. Minimum equipment required: 16 Mo RAM, a hard disk and a 14'' colour screen (256 colours or more). The program is very easy to install. [...]

    • Date : 2000
    • PIARC Ref. : CD-ROUTEEN
  • Evaluation of Transport Performance Measures for Cities

    Managers of transport organizations need to make decisions that contribute to city objectives that are broader than just transportation efficiency. There is an increasing awareness that there are linkages between transport and other public policy domains: safety, the environment, the economy, social [...]

    • Date : 2003
    • Pages : 104
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.14.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-94060-160-5
  • Intermodality: Measures to Stimulate Public Transport Usage

    This is the report of the activities from PIARC Committee on Urban Areas sub-group on intermodality, which deals with traveller intermodality in which public transport plays a major role. The activities of this subgroup have been focused on public transport measures and other measures that affect public [...]

    • Date : 2000
    • Pages : 110
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.11.BEN
    • ISBN : 2-84060-120-6
  • Parking Policies

    This report attempts to provide a global insight into parking policies. It describes the parking systems in several large cities (Brussels, Montreal, Quebec City, Prague, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Grenoble, Lyons, Nice, Budapest, Milan, Nagoya, Yokohama, London). The report contains a comparative [...]

    • Date : 1995
    • Pages : 77
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.06.BEN
    • ISBN : RRspécial-I-1995
  • Priority to Public Transport and Other High Occupancy Vehicles (HOV)on Urban Roads

    The PIARC Committee on Urban Areas has reviewed the measures used by its member countries to assist the movement of public transport and other high occupancy vehicles [HOVs] on urban road networks with a view to disseminating more widely knowledge of good practice in the efficient use of congested road [...]

    • Date : 1995
    • Pages : 45
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.07.BEN
    • ISBN : RRspécial-II-1995
  • Reduction of Car Traffic in City Centers

    Drafted by the PIARC Technical Committee on Roads in Urban Areas, this report takes as its starting-point the increasing problems caused by car traffic in large towns. The report lists a number of proposed solutions and their consequences, illustrated by examples from various large towns. Economic control [...]

    • Date : 1990
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.01.BEN
  • The Urban Road Network Design

    Urban development is determined among others by roads and streets. A good design will act as a catalyst, but a bad design will eventually paralyze life in the town or city. To enhance the unity between urban and road design, the urban road network must be reorganized. Urban roads must serve a variety [...]

    • Date : 1991
    • Pages : 40
    • PIARC Ref. : 10.04.BEN
  • 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

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