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Media Campaign for Public Support for Cleaner Buses and Fuels

Tanzania through the Dar Rapid Transit Agency (DART) is implementing the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project a bus-based mass transit system that delivers fast, comfortable, and cost-effective urban mobility. The system is being developed in six phases involving six main corridors and arterial roads in   Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: Mr. Cosmas P.M. Takule, Organization: Dar Rapid Transit Agency, Tanzania, Published in 2011
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility

Enterprise Road Management System

Reliance Infrastructure Ltd has a vision to be amongst the most admired and trusted integrated utility companies in the world, delivering reliable and quality products and services to all its customers, with international standards of customer care. It is R-Infra’s mission to be a technology d  Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: Mr. Rajiv Sharaf, Organization: Reliance Infrastructure Ltd, India, Published in 2012
Related theme(s): Governance

Effects of Vehicle Fuel Economy, Distance Travelled, and Vehicle Load on the Amount of Fuel Used for Personal Transportation in the U.S: 1970-2010

This study examined the changes in the U.S. in vehicle fuel economy, distance travelled, and vehicle load (occupants carried) between 1970 and 2010, and the effects of those changes on the amounts of fuel consumed. All light-duty vehicles were included in the analysis. The results indicate that dur  Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: MICHAEL SIVAK, Organization: The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Published in 2013
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change, Urban Mobility

Ethiopian Roads Authority Best Practice Manual for Thin Bituminous Surfacing's 2013

The Ethiopian Road Authority (ERA) is implementing various measures to improve capacity in the road construction industry to construct thin bituminous surfacings for rural roads. These initiatives include the development of a training programme on the design and construction of thin bituminous surfa  Read More ...

Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Author: Roughton International, Organization: Ethiopian Roads Authority, Published in 2013
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change

Ghana Bamboo Bike Initiative

This InARoaD laureate addresses the quadruple problems of climate change, poverty, rural-urban migration and high unemployment amongst youth by creating sustainable livelihood job skills as bamboo bike builders. The project produces high-quality multipurpose bikes, made from an abundant local re  Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: Miss. Bernice Dapaah, Organization: Bright Generation Community Foundation, Published in 2011
Related theme(s): Social Development

Consultancy Services for the Maintenance Needs Assessment and Updating of Road Financing Study, Ethiopia

The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has accorded high priority for road sector development programmes. As a result, considerable investments have been made to improve the country's road networks as a basis for enhancing overall socio-economic development. In order to   Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: Mr. Satyakam, Organization: Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd, Published in 2011
Related theme(s): Finances & Economics

Aceh Road Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project, Aceh, Indonesia

The 9.1 magnitude earthquake and resulting series of tsunamis that struck off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia in 2004 destroyed coastal communities in 11 countries. Hardest hit was the Indonesian province of Aceh, where an estimated 174,000 people were killed and over 500,000 displaced.   Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: Mr. Roy Ventura, Organization: USAID, Published in 2011
Related theme(s): Rural Transport

Pavement Design Manual for Low Volume Sealed Roads in Malawi

We are very pleased to announce that the long-awaited final draft of the new Pavement Design Manual for Low Volume Sealed Roads in Malawi is now complete. This manual describes the Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) approach to the design of low volume sealed roads, and we believe that it is the fi  Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: Eng Mike Pinard, Organization: Malawi Road Authority and AFCAP, Published in 2013
Related theme(s): Environment & Climate Change

Paratransit for Mobility-Impaired Persons in Developing Regions: Starting Up and Scaling Up

New technology and new thinking about sustainable transport systems are coming together to enable fresh approaches to the door-to-door transportation needed by disabled persons in less-wealthy regions. Access Exchange International (AEI) has prepared a guide that takes a fresh look at everything fr  Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: Access Exchange International (AEI), Organization: Access Exchange International (AEI), Published in 2012
Related theme(s): Social Development, Urban Mobility

IRF Guidelines for the Development of Road Safety Master Plans

Under the auspices of its Group of Experts on Road Safety, IRF has launched a set of comprehensive Guidelines for the Development of Road Safety Master Plans. The Guidelines, which may be downloaded free of charge, are designed to guide and provide practical advice - backed up with comprehensive  Read More ...

Type: General Knowledge, Author: IRF Road Safety Group of Experts, Organization: International Road Federation, Published in 2012
Related theme(s): Road Safety, Rural Transport, Urban Mobility