CONCEPTS OF ROADSIDE INFRASTRUCTURE AND REST AREAS LLIV-299
The project 'Concepts of roadside infrastructure and rest areas' was implemented within Latvian-Lithuanian Cross Border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013 part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.
- Latvian Transport Development and Education Association www.lataia.lv
- Latvian National Association of Hauliers www.lana.org.lv
- Kaunas University of Technology www.ktu.lt
- Lithuanian National Freight Forwarding Association„LINEKA” www.lineka.lt
Project main objectives:
- to develop and justify the concepts of roadside rest areas as effective tools of improvement safe and secure movement of people and goods;
- to promote rest area as an open place, convenient and accessible to all travelers, regardless of age, disability or language, designed for long-term heavy-duty use and ease and efficient maintenance.
Main target groups – state institutions, municipalities, non-government organizations, cargo carriers, local communities’ population and visitors of both countries.
Project Work Packages:
Work Package 2: Road transportation performance research
Work Package 3: Modelling and assessment of rest areas concepts
Work Package 4: Development of Implementation Strategy incl. guidelines for design and maintenance
- June 7 2013
- Project “Concepts of roadside infrastructure and rest areas”
- 19th of May 2013 Latvian Transport Development and Education Association in cooperation with Latvian national road hauliers association (LANA), Kaunas University of Technology ) (Lithuania) and Lithuanian national freight forwarding association „LINEKA“ finished the project “Concepts of roadside infrastructure and rest areas” within Latvian-Lithuanian Cross Border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013. Round-up seminars “Safety roadside rest areas system - novel concept and implementation challenges” were organized in Riga and Kaunas
- October 20 2012
- Road performance research
- From 20.04.2012 till 20.10.2012 the project partnership carried out Road performance research activities. The research covered project roads and their roadside infrastructure inspection, study of roadside area socio-economical environment, traffic flow intensity, drivers’ opinion survey.
Road Performance research methodology
Questionnaire for Road-users opinion survey
Road Performance research report
- April 18 2012
- Seminar-workshop “COMFORT AND SAFETY ON LATVIA-LITHUANIA CROSS-BORDER ROADS. 1st SESSION”
- Organization of open seminar-workshop “COMFORT AND SAFETY ON LATVIA-LITHUANIA CROSS-BORDER ROADS. 1st SESSION” in Latvia (Riga) and Lithuania (Kaunas)on aimed to inform the project stakeholders and general public about project objectives and expected results, about activities on transportation performance research and analysis
Presentations from Riga & Kaunas workshops