SPECIAL PROJECT SESSION 1. "CONTRIBUTION OF ROAD TRANSPORT TO SUSTAINABILITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT"

Oct. 7, Monday. 8:00-9:30

Conference Room B

Chair: Mr. Ernesto BARRERA, Head of Roads Maintenance Department, Ministry of Public Works, Chile, member of the PIARC Special Project Oversight Team, and PIARC Strategic Theme A Coordinator

The Session will present the outcomes and findings of the PIARC Special Project "Contribution of road transport to sustainability and economic development" to be published in 2019.

Introduction

PIARC Special Project Overview
• Mr. Graham PENDLEBURY, Director of Local Transport, Department of Transport, UK, and Chair of Special Project Oversight Team

Case Studies

Contribution of Basic Roads Program to economic development and sustainability in Chile.
• Mr. Ernesto BARRERA, Head of Roads Maintenance Department, Ministry of Public Works, Chile, member of the PIARC Special Project Oversight Team, and PIARC Strategic Theme A Coordinator

Case study from United Kingdom
• Mr. Andrew MORRISON, Head of Local & Regional Transport Analysis, Department of Transport, UK

Case Studies in Spain that confirm the contribution of road transport to economic development and sustainability
• Mr Francisco Javier HERRERO LIZANO, Director General, Road director, Ministry of Public Works, Spain.

Questions & Answers / Debate

• Audience and all speakers

Summary & Conclusions of the Session

• Mr. Ernesto BARRERA, Head of Roads Maintenance Department, Ministry of Public Works, Chile, member of the PIARC Special Project Oversight Team, and PIARC Strategic Theme A Coordinator