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Istituto superiore di Sanità

In rilievo - Osservatorio Permanente Campagne di Prevenzione degli Incidenti CA.PR.I.

Presso l’Istituto Superiore di Sanità il Reparto Ambiente e Traumi ha attivato l’Osservatorio Permanente CA.PR.I. (Campagne di Prevenzione degli Incidenti), che riguarda la prevenzione degli incidenti in ambienti di vita e che ha come scopo principale quello di creare un punto di scambio sulle iniziative di prevenzione promosse in Italia nei segu...

Istituto superiore di Sanità

Attività di ricerca - Osservatorio Permanente Campagne di Prevenzione degli Incidenti CA.PR.I.

Presso l’Istituto Superiore di Sanità il Reparto Ambiente e Traumi ha attivato l’Osservatorio Permanente CA.PR.I. (Campagne di Prevenzione degli Incidenti), che riguarda la prevenzione degli incidenti in ambienti di vita e che ha come scopo principale quello di creare un punto di scambio sulle iniziative di prevenzione promosse in Italia nei segu...

Istituto superiore di Sanità

In rilievo - Mobilità sostenibile - Gli effetti del Traffic calming

A seguito della risoluzione dell'Assemblea Generale delle Nazioni Unite A/70/L.44 del 15 aprile 2016 sul miglioramento della sicurezza stradale a livello globale, il 12 maggio 2016 avrà luogo il workshop "Mobilità sostenibile - Gli effetti del Traffic calming" presso l''Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS). L'evento nasce nell'ambito de...

Osservatorio Emilia-Romagna - sicurezza stradale

Sicurezza stradale: dati e risorse sul web

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Approfondimenti

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Osservatorio per l'educazione alla sicurezza stradale

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Osservatorio Emilia-Romagna - sicurezza stradale

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allegati

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Piarc

Review of Global Road Safety Audit Guidelines – With Specific Consideration for Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This report has involved a comprehensive review of current Road Safety Audit Manuals and Guidelines from a range of different countries to establish current practices and considers previous international reviews to determine key areas where additional guidance is required, or exemplar practice is well established. Initial consideration was given...

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Review of Practices Using Marginal and Secondary Materials in Rural and Industrial Areas

The use of existing materials in road embankments is an essential issue within the Sustainable Development policies, which have been promoted worldwide for many years. In the World Road Association (PIARC) this subject has been investigated by different Technical Committees over the last 20 years.The optimization of earthwork projects is an...

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XXVIIth World Road Congress

(October 02-06, 2023)...

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Large Underground Interconnected Infrastructure

This report is a continuation of the previous one published in 2016: “Road tunnels: complex underground road networks” (2016R19EN). Its objective is twofold: extend the panel of networks investigated, both geographically and in terms of their complexity and diversity, analyse in a much more thorough manner the particularities of this network nat...

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Editorial - Newsletter November 2019

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Register for a new PIARC Webinar on Road Safety!

(25 November 2019) In cooperation with the USA’s TRB, PIARC organize a new webinar on road safety. It will take place on: November 25, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM U.S. Eastern...

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PIARC unveils its new identity

(6 October 2019) The World Road Association (PIARC) unveiled its new identity at the opening ceremony of the XXVI World Road Congress held in Abu Dhabi from 6 to 10 October 2019....

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Hazardous materials in tunnels: Participate in PIARC training sessions!

(16 - 18 December 2019) Training sessions on DG QRAM software (Quantitative Risk Assessment Model for the Transport of Dangerous Goods in Road Tunnels) are planned for 16, 17 and 18 December 2019 in Geneva (in English)...

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Methodological Document for the Establishment of a National Catalogue and Pavement Design Guide

Following the critical analysis work, carried out by a joint PIARC/AGEPAR study group, of the 1984 edition of the Practical Guide to Pavement Design for Tropical Countries, produced by CEBTP, PIARC and AGEPAR approved the extension of this work by producing a methodological document for road administrations in French-speaking sub-Saharan African...

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Ministerial sessions and keynote speeches on the programme of the XXVI World Road Congress

(6-10 October 2019) 43 ministers and 7 keynote speakers discussed issues such as land use planning, artificial intelligence and future transport networks in Abu Dhabi from 6 to 10 October 2019....

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A look back at the success of the XXVIth World Road Congress

(6 - 10 October 2019) Abu Dhabi became for five days a leading global exchange forum for road and road transport issues...

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PIARC Prizes: Discover the eight winners of the XXVI World Road Congress

(6 - 10 October 2019) At the World Road Congress held in Abu Dhabi from 6 to 10 October 2019, PIARC awarded a prize for the most outstanding papers in eight different categories...

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Ministerial sessions and lectures on the programme of the XXVI World Road Congress

(6-10 October 2019) 43 ministers and 7 keynote speakers discussed issues such as land use planning, artificial intelligence and future transport networks in Abu Dhabi from 6 to 10 October 2019....

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Foresight sessions and workshops: approaches with various themes at the XXVI World Road Congress

(6-10 October 2019) From 6 to 10 October 2019, participants were able to attend more than 60 sessions and workshops and thus address many themes in the road sector...

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Implementation of National Safe System Policies: A Challenge

This report provides a contribution to global road safety through a summary of National Safe System Policies and Implementation in relation to the Safe System approach. The report also highlights the steps that low, middle and high-income countries alike can take to accelerate progress towards Safe System outcomes. The report includes a number...

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Save the date! Tanzania will host the International Seminar Low-Income Countries' Dynamism in the face of the Fourth Transport Revolution

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Malaysia will host PIARC International Seminar on Asset Management within the framework of its 10th International Road Conference

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General Concept and Requirements for Asset Management Training Courses

During PIARC work cycle of 2011-2015, the comprehensive Asset Management Manual was developed and presented as a draft version at the 2015 Road Congress in Seoul, Korea. The first full on-line version of the manual was made available in 2017. Asset Management Manual is available on the PIARC website at the following link:...

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Save the date! International Seminar on Safer Roads that Save Lives: PIARC Contributions to the UN's Targets and Initiatives

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Bridge Design Toward Improved Inspection And Maintenance

The principle of designing bridges while having in mind the future inspections and maintenance has often been overlooked in the past, when in the design stage greater emphasis was placed on firstly fulfilling just the "initial requirements" of the bridge – mainly structural safety and serviceability – and secondly minimizing the initial capital cos...

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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 concerning the risk for particular noise...

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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 knowledge about reliability is even i...

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Ex-Post Evaluation of Road Projects

Effective planning and policy development depend, in part, on the availability of suitable models for predicting the effects of project alternatives, and on an understanding of model limitations. A Swedish case study illustrates how the predictive models can be improved by incorporating the lessons from ex post evaluation. The evaluation of the...

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Green Paving Solutions and Sustainable Pavement Materials

This report summarizes the current state-of-the practice for sustainable pavement techniques and the incentives used to encourage their use. Green paving solutions were identified in addition to identification of barriers to their wider implementation. Information contained in this report is based on review of literature review and a...

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Reducing the Life Cycle Carbon Footprint of Pavements

This report reviews innovations reported to reduce the carbon footprint of pavements and contains a critical review of the assessment of carbon footprint of pavements. There are numerous other environmental indicators for road pavements, but these were outside the scope of this report which focuses only on the carbon footprint.The strategic...

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Best Practice Guide to Air Quality in Relation to Road Operations

Air pollution linked to road transport has received significant political, media and public attention since the mid 2010s. However, despite improvements in vehicle efficiencies over past decades, emissions from vehicles still contribute significantly to concentrations of air pollutants above standards in many cities around the world.The European...

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Editorial - Newsletter August 2019

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Refinement of PIARC’s International Climate Change Adaptation Framework for Road Infrastructure

The key IPCC Climate Change projections are set to have significant impacts on the design, construction, maintenance and operation of global road infrastructure. These projections estimate that the earth will become warmer, some regions will become wetter overall and some will become drier, sea levels will rise and storm surge height will...

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Technical and Economic Considerations of Bridge Rehabilitation Methods

Bridge owners who have to manage their bridge stock are concerned with bridge deficiencies. The main concerns are the degradation of bridge elements due to ageing, accident, and other factors. This is evaluated by the Bridge condition state index.But bridge owners have also to manage evolution in the characteristics of the bridge: the original...

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Strategic Theme D - InfrastructureThe Untold Story: Infrastructure Preservation

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Damage and Deterioration Assessment Decision-Making for Highway Bridge Safety

Bridge owners in most countries routinely assess bridge damage and deterioration to ensure the safety of the traveling public and appropriately manage the service life of a bridge. While in service, bridge owners discover damage or deterioration under two main circumstances. Firstly, damage or deterioration resulting over longer periods of time,...

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Setting Credible Speed Limits - Case Studies Report

This report of case studies on the topic of speed limits includes a series of implemented countermeasures or experimental proofs of concept to help improve the road safety in a specific location or area.PIARC didn´t work on specific speed issues in the past periods, therefore this report also contains a short theoretical introduction concerning...

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Road Safety Evaluations Based on Human Factors Method

The objective of this Report is to instruct responsible road Authorities on how to evaluate road safety quality along roads in operation, coupling the well-known reactive approach, based on accident data analysis and high accident concentration sections (or black spots) identification and prioritization, with the pro-active approach, aimed at...

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PIARC International Seminar on Road Pavements will be held during the Durban Regional Conference for Africa

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Strategic Theme B – Access and MobilityInnovative Transport Solutions to Optimize Access and Mobility

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Hazardous materials in tunnels

Two successful lively and interactive training sessions organized in Paris....

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XXVIth World Road Congress

Don't wait any longer! Register for the XXVIth World Road Congress!...

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Strategic Theme E – Climate Change, Environment and DisastersThe Progress of the Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Measures in the Transport Sector Following the Paris Agreement

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Strategic Direction Reports: at the Heart of Topical Road Issues

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Strategic Theme C - Road Safety*

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Strategic Theme A - Management and Finance*

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Truck-Traffic on Highways for Sustainable, Safer and Higher Energy Efficient Freight Transport

This report presents research and findings on management and operation of truck traffic on highways and motorways for efficient and environmentally friendly, safer and energy efficient freight transport. There are increasing concerns about the issues related freight transport on highways and motorways, including traffic congestion, lack of...

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Abu Dhabi Roads InfrastructureConnecting Cultures and Enabling Economies

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Adaptation Methodologies and Strategies to Increase the Resilience of Roads to Climate Change – Case Study Approach

Climate Change is anticipated to have a significant impact on the design, construction, maintenance and operation of global road infrastructure. The IPCC Climate change projections indicate that the earth will become warmer, some regions will become wetter and some will become drier, sea levels will rise and storm surge height will increase,...

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Framework on Measuring Effectiveness and Efficiency of Transport Administrations

Around the world, Governments and the communities that they serve are seeking to better understand if the services delivered by the public sector are meeting long term strategic objectives and the societal outcomes and needs of citizens. Public service organizations, including the transport sector, are under increasing pressure to achieve and...

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National Policies for Multi-Modal Freight Transport and Logistics

In many countries around the world, national policies for logistics and freight transport are neglected or undervalued compared to passenger mobility and transport. Often, only some elements of freight transport policies are implemented. On the other hand, well-functioning logistics and freight transport systems are crucial for a prosperous...

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27th ITS World Congress

(October 04-08, 2020)...

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Editorial - Newsletter August 2019

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Evaluation of organizational approaches to risk

Organizational or Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is the formal and systematic effort to control uncertainty and variability to an organization's strategic objectives by managing risks at all organizational levels (enterprise, program, project, and activity). Enterprise risk management is an approach to address risks at all levels of the...

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Project risk catalogue

During the PIARC work program for TC A.3 Risk Management 2016-2019, a general, extensive PROJECT RISK CATALOGUE was prepared by WG2 members. To arrive at this catalogue, the working group conducted an effort that involved the documentation of their collective experiences, an extensive literature search, experience from previous cycles, findings...

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Good Governance and Anti-Corruption and Response Measures Including the Development of a Culture of Transparency and Accountability

As early as 2003, PIARC Executive Committee considered that fight against corruption was an important topic that deserved to be analyzed by an ad hoc Technical Committee. Since then, this topic has been studied on a regular basis in the different cycles; in particular, a conceptual model ("cycle of integrity") and associated Integrity Toolkit...

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16th AFTES International congress

(September 21-23, 2019)...

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Rural roads for development course

(September 09-13, 2019)...

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EU Road Safety Exchange

(October 09, 2019)...

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Editorial - Newsletter July 2019

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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 of transport systems is the rule and the...

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Hazardous materials in tunnels: Two successful lively and interactive training sessions organized in Paris

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The Snow and Ice Data Book 2018

Even though climate change is closely associated with global warming, under the present circumstances it also translates into more extreme weather events. This effect can result in a very mild winter one year followed by a frigid and snowy season the next. Consequently, winter maintenance is very difficult to manage given a context of...

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CONNECTED VEHICLES - CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ROAD OPERATORS

The deployment of Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) and Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication, also known as cooperative intelligent transport systems (C-ITS) is speeding up in many developed countries. For example, Japan has already an operational system at national level, the United States are considering a law mandating dedicated short-range...

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Earthworks Manual

The technical specificity of Earthworks corresponds to the management of many parameters and constraints that have an influence on the progress of the design and construction operations. In particular, the construction of earthworks is confronted with geotechnical and climatic hazards. General considerations on the content of the Manual The...

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Disaster Information Management for Road Administrators

Countries that experience disasters acquire unique disaster management knowledge and develop tailored countermeasure technologies based on their experiences. As societies diversify, damage caused by disasters changes as society changes. Therefore, the type of technology necessary to manage disasters in each country needs to continually adapt as...

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Find the proceedings of PIARC's International Seminars on www.piarc.org

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Common Framework for a European Life-Cycle Based Asset Management Approach for Transport Infrastructure Networks

This article describes the framework as proposed and shows how it enables transport managers to perform activities not only cross assets but also cross modes and across borders....

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Maintenance Programming for Performance-based Contracts using the HDM-4

In Mexico, performance-based contracts were first introduced in the mid 2000. They have largely been used for the rehabilitation of road sections, to ensure that certain standards are met and maintained throughout the lifetime of the contract. As a general rule, they also specify a minimum remaining life of the pavement subsequent to the...

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Advances in the Implementation of Road Asset Management in Chile

Chile has a road network of 85,221 kilometres. It largely consists of interurban roads and some sections in urban areas of strategic interest. The network is administered by the Highways Office, apart from 3,000 kilometres which operate under private concessions. Management of the road assets (divided into 9 different categories) has become an...

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Development of Advanced Asset Management Systems for Japanese Expressways

As at the end of 2018, the total length of the Japanese motorway network had reached approx. 9,500 km, with most road segments being operated and maintained by Nippon Expressway Companies (NEXCOs), which are divided into the country's Eastern, Central and Western regions. More than 60 years after inauguration of Japan's network first section...

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Multi-Objective Approaches to Cross-Asset Resource Allocation in Transportation Asset Management

A framework/methodology for performing trade-off analysis among competing infrastructure asset classes, which reflects both technical best practices and need of road organizations, was developed in the study illustrated in this article....

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Requirements for the Education of Road Asset Managers - A PIARC Approach*

Asset Management is a relatively new discipline. It was only established at the beginning of this century. However, the foundations were laid as early as the 1980s and 1990s. They were the result of the efforts of experts from several countries and disciplines to develop a common concept and language with the aim of supporting organizations to...

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ISO 55001 Certification - An example from the UK*

The article will describe the background to that certification and the requirements of ISO 55001 for a service provider in such a highways environment will be discussed. The route taken in aligning practices and procedures to ISO 55001 will also be described along with some of the benefits of taking that approach....

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Digitalization 4.0 in Asset Management - A challenge for the future!

This article tries to give an overview on how Digitalization 4.0 (in the context of Industry 4.0) challenges road administrations today and in the future....

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Submit your abstract before 30 September 2018 and contribute to next PIARC World Road Congress!

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International Development of Application Methods of De-icing Chemicals - State of the Art and Best Practice

Fighting snow and ice on roads with de-icing chemicals is a major task in winter maintenance. On the main road network usually sodium chloride is used all over the world. Various studies and practical experiences have proven the high efficiency of sodium chloride treatments on traffic safety and national economy. The application methods have...

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Editorial - Newsletter May 2019

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Dangerous goods in tunnels: a new PIARC software!

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aPR ETSC seminar

(May 10, 2019)...

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WTC 2019

(June 13-16, 2019)...

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FIDIC ASPAC Conference 2019

(July 07-09, 2019)...

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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 information systems based on the...

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Introduction to the RAMS Concept for Road Tunnel Operation

Road tunnel operators are increasingly aiming to adopt a sustainable approach to road tunnel operation whenever possible. They are thus starting to look into ways of optimising the lifecycle performance of systems and equipment, whilst at the same time guaranteeing the required level of safety. One possible means of achieving this is based on...

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Intra- and Inter-Agency Integration of Winter Maintenance Management: Case Studies

PIARC Technical Committee B.2, "Winter Maintenance," working group B.2.1., "Transportation Management during Winter Events," was tasked with identifying noteworthy examples of cooperation within and between agencies responsible for winter maintenance management. The working group asked PIARC members to submit by email short case studies...

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Electric Roads: A Solution for the Future

This article communicates on the results of a state-of-the-art review and feasibility study of ERS concepts, focusing on implementation from a road administrations perspectivethat the World Road Association (PIARC) commissioned TRL (United Kingdom)....

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PIARC's International Climate Change Adaptation Framework for Road Infrastructure — Elements of Analysis on Applicability and Refinement

This article presents some analysis of the applicability and ideas for the refinement of the International Climate Change Adaptation Framework for Road Infrastructure....

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Environmental impact of practices and storage protocols relative to deicing agents

The scope of this study is to learn more about the impact of storing sodium chloride-type deicing agents on the natural environment while assessing the environmental impact of the most recent "best practices" (e.g. management mode, investment) in an effort to minimize the loss of deicing agents. The conclusions seek to set forth practical and...

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Can we trust the road sensors for winter service?

This article describes a 5-year collaborative Nordic project was launched by NordFoU in 2014, under the title ROad STate MOnitoring System (ROSTMOS), with representatives and experts from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and partly Finland to map and implement the challenges faced by Nordic road authorities when using sensors....

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The RAMS-Approach for Road Tunnel Operations

There are several ways to optimize life cycle performance whilst maintaining the required level of road tunnel safety. One possible approach is based on monitoring the Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) of systems, based on pre-defined requirements. This methodology has been extensively used in many industries...

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Introduction to the RAMS Conceptfor Road Tunnel Operation

Road tunnel operators are increasingly aiming to adopt a sustainable approach to road tunnel operation whenever possible. They are thus starting to look into ways of optimising the lifecycle performance of systems and equipment, whilst at the same time guaranteeing the required level of safety. One possible means of achieving this is based on...

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Prevention And Mitigation Of Tunnel-Related Collisions

Because a road tunnel is an enclosed space, many tunnel safety measures are rightfully aimed at controlling the risks of fires and dangerous goods. However, practice generally shows that most injuries and fatalities in tunnels are actually related to traffic incidents that could also happen on the open road. This means that measures to assure...

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ICMPA 2020

(August 23-26, 2020) 11th International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets...

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Don't wait any longer! Register for the XXVIth World Road Congress and benefit from a special rate!

...Leggi tutto https://www.piarc.org/en/2019-02-14,Register-XXVIth-World-Road-Congress.htm

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54th Congress of AQTr

(April 08-10, 2019)...

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ICWIM8

(May 19-23, 2019) 8th International Conference on Weigh-in-Motion...

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Road Tunnels: Vehicle Emissions and Air Demand for Ventilation

The design of a road tunnel ventilation system must consider fresh-air demand for maintaining in-tunnel air quality during normal and congested traffic operations and the control of smoke and hot gases in case of fire. The ventilation capacity to manage a fire incident frequently drives the ventilation sizing in highway and non-urban tunnels....

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Editorial - Newsletter January 2019

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CESTE 2019

(March 12-15, 2019)...

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Discover the new PIARC publications!

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Editorial - Newsletter December 2018

...Leggi tutto https://www.piarc.org/en/2018-12-19,29943.htm

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Good Practices on Multi-Modal Freight Transport Policies and Truck Management on Highways

Well-functioning logistics and freight transport systems are crucial for a prosperous economy and a thriving society. The World Road Association/PIARC B4 Freight Technical Committee examines issues surrounding multi-modal and road cargo transport and reviews practices related to truck management and energy-efficient movement of freight. Within...

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Editorial - Newsletter October-November 2018

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International Seminar on Strategic Planning and Performance Monitoring of Road Transport Administrations to be held in Kyiv

...Leggi tutto https://www.piarc.org/en/2018-08-28,International-Seminar-Strategic-Planning-and-Performance-Monitoring-Road-Transport-Administrations-Kyiv-2018.htm

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Establishment of PIARC Databook of Road and Road Transport (2014-2018)

Currently road administrations of many countries on austerities has 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...

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PIARC held its annual statutory meetings from 22 to 26 October in Yokohama (Japan)

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Effectiveness of Risk Mitigation Measures for Road Tunnels

The article provides a survey of risk mitigation measures, describes their effectiveness and gives some indication of their possible quantitative influence....

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Lean Tech: How to Reduce the Ever-Increasing Equipment in Modern Road Tunnels?

The article shows how to potentially simplify technical installations without creating new risks, whilst always being adapted to safety requirements....

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Influence of Activated Fixed Fire-Fighting Systems on User Behaviour during Self-Evacuation

An important objective of safety measures in road tunnels is to ensure that tunnel users are able to self-rescue in the case of an incident. The influence of fixed fire-fighting systems (FFFS) on the success of self-evacuation of tunnel users has been investigated in a virtual reality (VR) situation and in real tests to establish their effect on...

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Use of innovative technologies for road maintenance

All presentations made during the conference-debate in Yokohama on October 2018...

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Provision for Persons with Reduced Mobility during a Tunnel Incident

This article incorporates research and analysis, regarding adjustments to design and operational processes that member countries have adopted in response to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN Charter), and their individual National legislation....

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Alternative Fuels and the Future of Road Tunnels and Road Tunnel Design

This article explores changes that will result from the use of alternative fuels in road tunnels (and potential consequences regarding events occurring in road tunnels)....

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LED Lighting in ASFINAG Road Tunnels

The article explains the current standing of LED technology, in addition to the pros and cons of these lighting systems. Furthermore, the article aims to show the influence of better quality lighting systems on drivers. Therefore, it presents information of real-life field tests in tunnels with different lighting systems....

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Air Velocities Permitted in Road Tunnels, and Other Requirements for a Safe Escape Route in Case of Fire

In The Netherlands tunnels are usually equipped with an escape gallery between tunnel tubes, to support evacuation in case of a tunnel fire and/or an incident involving dangerous goods. Overpressure ventilation prevents the smoke from entering the gallery, when emergency exit doors are opened. The article deals with the acceptable air velocity...

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Establishment of International Road Statistics of PIARC (2014-2018)

Currently road administrations of many countries on austerities has 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...

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Electric road systems: a solution for the future?

It is looking increasing likely that electric vehicles will play a major role in the future of road transport. While commercial electric vehicles exist their uptake has been limited due to high purchase costs, limited battery range, and a lack of charging convenience. Furthermore, while developments are underway, electric and hybrid drive trains...

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Tunis will host the PIARC International Seminar on The Best Practices for Earthworks and Rural Roads

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Hanoi will host the International Seminar on Disaster and Risk Management for Roads

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International Seminar Resilient Roads and Climate Change Adaptation to gather international experts in Beijing

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The Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Road Infrastructure

From Canada to Tanzania, transportation agencies are using unmanned aerial systems (UASs), also known as drones, to collect data, design and construct road infrastructure, inspect bridges, monitor roads for avalanche and mudslide dangers, identify flood damage risks in urban areas, reconstruct crash scenes, and monitor traffic and road...

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2018 ITS Flagship Event

(December 04, 2018)...

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Intertraffic China 2019

(May 27-29, 2019)...

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IRU World Congress 2018

(November 06-08, 2018)...

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1st African road safety Forum

(November 13-15, 2018)...

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Intertraffic Istambul 2019

(April 10-12, 2019)...

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Movin'On 2019

(June 04-06, 2019)...

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Investigating Unpredicted Infrastructure Failure

This report is an outcome of PIARC mechanism for Special Projects, which is PIARC instrument to respond quickly to emerging issues for PIARC member countries. This report provides a review of 15 Unpredicted Infrastructure Failure (UIF) case studies that have been collated from around the world. For the purposes of the report UIF is defined as:...

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Inspections and Damage Assessment Techniques - Case Studies

The PIARC TC D.3 Bridges Technical Committee is publishing a worldwide compilation of case studies as examples for bridge owners in making critical decisions to ensure the safety of the traveling public during a bridge incident caused by damage and deterioration. This case study compilation has 28 worldwide case studies received from 15 unique...

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Discover the upcoming seminars organised by PIARC!

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ASECAP Days 2019

(may 29-31, 2019)...

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3rd Paraguayan Road Congress

(October 11-12, 2018)...

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FISITA 2018

(October 02-05, 2018) "Disruptive Technologies for Affordable and Sustainable Mobility"...

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International Seminar on Roads, Bridges Tunnels

(November 9-15, 2018) "Challenges and Innovation"...

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IRF Global R2T conference

(November 7-9, 2018)...

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2018 European Road Congress

(October 22-24, 2018) "Corridors for Shared Prosperity and Sustainable Mobility"...

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