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Using High-tech Solutions and Remote Sensing to Increase Knowledge on the Extent and Condition of Rural Road Network (Presentation 729)

Many Low Income Countries (LICs) have limited data on the extent of their rural road network and its condition. A lack of resources restricts their ability to fully establish an inventory of their road assets. Without a full and current inventory, objective budgeting and prioritisation of maintenanc ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Robin Workman, Organization: TRL, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Finances & Economics, Governance, General

Mandatory Conspicuity Regulations in SEA Countries

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 17 Nov. 2017 in Parallel Sessions IX :Safer Roads, from 12h00 to 13h30 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Harish Banwari, Organization: 3M, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Generating Insights from Correlating Driving Behavior of Drivers with the Changing Driving Context (Presentation 821)

India has one of the highest rates of road accidents in the world. In 2016, the total number of road accidents, both reported and unreported, was estimated at more than 5 million. With such high mortality and morbidity rates, the need for urgent remediation becomes imperative. Government of India p ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Birendra Bisht and Susmita Pandey, Organization: Intello Transpo. Pvt. Ltd., Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Qualitative Methodology for Road Safety Risk Rating and Ranking (Presentation 749)

The aim of this article is to explain the road safety audit methodology that was developed in Manizales by the National University of Colombia - Manizales. The study was carried out with resources from the Road Safety National Agency and the interest of the town hall to reduce the city’s accid ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Londoño Vélez, Alejandro, Escobar García, Diego and Moncada A, Carlos, Organization: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Road Safety

A New Model to Identify High-Risk Corridors for Safety Measures within Iranian Roads Network (Presentation 614)

From the managerial perspective, it is inevitable to devise an operational plan based on top priorities due to limited resources, diversity of measures and high costs needed to improve safety in infrastructure. From the perspective of safety management, top priority is given to measures leaving &lrm ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Mehdi Mokhber, J. Hedayati and Nikkhan, Organization: RMTO, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Road Safety

The need for improving Urban Mobility for all in sustainable manner through Integrated Transport System (Presentation 744)

The author has attempted to bring out the significance of mobility in city life. It has discussed how pace of urbanisation and growth of income/affluence has tolled upon mobility because of exponential growth of vehicular population which created congestion, parking problems, inequitable use of road ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: B. C. Datta, Organization: NCR Planning Board, GoI, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility, Intelligent Transport Systems, General

Highway Capacity Standard in India – A Political Agenda (Presentation 856)

India, like many other developing countries, has heterogeneous traffic, which is a totally different environment from any developed nation. Although many countries in the world still use the US Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) as the standard for their road developments, India does not seem akin to thi ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Vijaya Prasad Saxena and P. K. Sikdar, Organization: Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility, Intelligent Transport Systems, General

Accessibility Network Development for TOD along proposed BRT Corridor in Dhaka (Presentation 853)

Cities in the developing world are faced with a challenge from the transport intensive land use development focused on personalized modes. Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is considered to be one of the most promising alternative city development strategies focusing on use of public transport. How ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: P.K. Sikdar and Swarup Mukherjee, Organization: Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Urban Mobility, Intelligent Transport Systems, General

Planning the metropolitan cities of the future: Mobility and the opportunity of the autonomous vehicle

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 16 Nov. 2017 in Parallel Sessions VIII : IRF Young Professionals Lab - Moving into the Future: Mobility, Liveable Cities and Big Data, from 16h30 to 18h00 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Eloi Artau, Organization: AMB - Area Metropolitana de Barcelona, Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Data driven Data driven prioritisation of road maintenance activities

Presentation delivered at the 18th IRF World Meeting in Delhi, on 16 Nov. 2017 in Parallel Sessions VIII : IRF Young Professionals Lab - Moving into the Future: Mobility, Liveable Cities and Big Data, from 16h30 to 18h00 ...Read more
Type: Presentation, Author: Matthew Townshend and Don Ross , Organization: University of Cape Town , Published in 2018
Related theme(s): Road Safety