TC A.2 "ROAD TRANSPORT SYSTEM ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT"

Oct. 9, Wednesday. 08:00-11:30

Conference Room B

Chair: Fred AMONYA , Chair of PIARC TC A.2, United Kingdom

During these technical sessions, each of the Technical Committees and Task Forces will present their achievements over the current work cycle (2016-2019). Some papers from the international call will also be presented by their authors.

Introduction

Part 1: Accomplishments of the PIARC TC A.2.2 Working Group

• Moderators: Fred AMONYA and Christoph WALTHER, Co-Leader TC A.2.1, Germany

Introduction to the session: scope and activity of the TC A.2
• Fred AMONYA

Description of the activity of TC A.2.2 (Ex Post Evaluation of Road Projects)
• Toni PAJU, Co-Leader TC A.2.2, Finland

Paper Presentation - Part 1

Wider economic benefits of transport systems: How Norway is working with it
• Anne KJERKREIT, Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Norway

Thinking with young people: transport experiences and aspirations in Sub-Saharian Africa and South Asia
• Niamh COLLARD, SOAS University of London, United Kingdom

Questions and Answers

Conclusions
• Fred AMONYA

Break 09:30- 10:00

Part 2: Accomplishments of the PIARC TC A.2.1 Working Group

• Moderators: Fred AMONYA and Toni PAJU

Descritpion of the activity of TC A.2.1 (Journey Time and Travel Reliability)
• Christoph WALTHER

Paper Presentation - Part 2

Public investments in road infrastructure and economic growth in Côte d'Ivoire
• Zohore Olivier KOUDOU, Université Félix Houphouët Boigny Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Roads: Chinese investment in road infrastructure and network economic in Africa
• Diana MANJARREZ PÉREZ, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Mexico

Early implementation of infrastructure PPP: The Ethiopian Railway Experience 1896-1917
• Aydagne WOLDEMARIAM, SMEC International Pty Ltd, Ethiopia

Questions and Answers

Conclusions
• Fred AMONYA