Research and innovation driven by customer feedback. This is a not a novel concept, but with a clear and dedicated focus, an organization can become a truly powerful source of solutions for its customers simply by listening well.

What challenges prevent the generalized use of recycled asphalt pavement (RAP)?

Using RAP in new construction and rehabilitation of pavements is decades old and continues to be a very popular approach in several countries because of many reasons. However, its use is not wide spread among all regions even in countries with extensive experience with the material.

Why are model highways important to the broader discussion on trade corridors?

Border crossings are proved to be the main obstacles to freight flows in many parts of the world, adding substantial time and cost to transport and trade. Improvement of border crossings and upgrading of driving conditions (comfort, safety and security) are the main preconditions for the provision of efficient level of service to international trade flows.

Research and innovation driven by customer feedback. This is a not a novel concept, but with a clear and dedicated focus, an organization can become a truly powerful source of solutions for its customers simply by listening well.

The Secretary General of the International Road Transport Union, Umberto de Pretto, has been awarded the International Road Federation's highest and most prestigious individual distinction.

An essential part of transportation infrastructure asset management is knowing what you have and what condition it is in. This information allows infrastructure engineers to make decisions on what to do to their infrastructure network. Pavemetrics is making this possible.

1. What are the characteristics of Israel’s safety management system?

A Safety Management System was established by the National Transport Infrastructure Company of Israel to promote all the activities on improving safety levels of the non-urban road network of the country. The system combines databases on road infrastructure characteristics, traffic volumes and road accidents, including video-log data and a GIS-platform, with safety models developed for local conditions and supportive tools for conducting network analyses and monitoring safety improvements.

The Secretary General of the International Road Transport Union, Umberto de Pretto, has been awarded the International Road Federation's highest and most prestigious individual distinction.

IRF Notes April 2015 IRF Partners with China Summit Capacity Building for the New Silk Road During the 3-day International Highway Technology Summit, billed as China's largest and most influential highway knowledge platform, IRF chaired a flagship multi-country panel discussion on China's new Silk Road Economic Belt program and organized workshops on forgiving roads and...

IRF Notes March 2015 Strengthening Capacity Globally IRF Opens Training Hub in Kuala Lumpur With the successful conclusion of IRF's signature Safer Roads by Design(TM) certified training course on March 15-24, and the announcement of a second offering of IRF's highly popular course on Performance-Based Contracts on May 17-27, the International Road Federation has found...

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