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Launch of CEDR Call 2016

Call 2016 under the CEDR Transnational Research Programme has launched. With a budget of EUR3.07 million from ten CEDR members, the Call will close on March 14 2017.

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CEDR2016-5 Acting On Climate Change
December 20, 2016
CEDR2016-5 Acting On Climate Change
CEDR2016-5_Acting-on-climate-change.pdf
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For NRAs, it is important to recognise changes in time in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide more resilience for existing and proposed roads. Acting on climate change is not a unified topic for road owners; both mitigation and adaptation to climate change are different sub-topics. Despite the dissimilarities, adaptation and mitigation share the need for long-term planning for an uncertain but undoubtedly different future. Both topics are, therefore, presented in this report.

CEDR2016-4 N1 TEN-T-Performance-Report
December 20, 2016
CEDR2016-4 N1 TEN-T-Performance-Report
CEDR2016-4_N1_TEN-T-Performance-Report.pdf
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Fourth biennial report on the performance of the TEN-T (Roads) network within CEDR member countries. The report is a useful source of information for individual National Road Administrations (NRAs), regulatory bodies, and others for benchmarking purposes and for setting national performance targets.

CEDR2016-3 Energy Efficiency for roads
December 13, 2016
CEDR2016-3 Energy Efficiency for roads
CEDR2016-3_Energy-Efficiency_final.pdf
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There are numerous interventions available to road operators that can be used to reduce energy use. This situation is both positive (options are available) and negative (it is hard to select the best option). This document identifies most of the interventions currently implemented by at least one NRA together with an easily understood assessment of the economic return, environmental and safety impact, and political acceptability of these interventions.

Main Road Safety Challenges For European Road Directors Oct2016
October 20, 2016
Main Road Safety Challenges For European Road Directors Oct2016
Main_Road_Safety_Challenges_for_European_Road_Directors_Oct2016.pdf
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Written by CEDR's Road Safety Group and endorsed the Governing Board of the European Road Directors, this paper highlights some key challenges for NRAs emphasising the need to maintain the ongoing open and creative discussion across the NRAs to work together to advance Road Safety.

CEDR2016-1 Management Of Contaminated Runoff Water
August 26, 2016
CEDR2016-1 Management Of Contaminated Runoff Water
CEDR2016-1-Management-of-contaminated-runoff-water.pdf
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The EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) aims to protect and improve the ecological status of water bodies in order to promote sustainable watershed use. Consequently, NRAs must ensure that their water management practices meet the requirements of the WFD. This report examines; when should contaminated runoff water be treated to meet the requirements in relevant EU directives (e.g. the WFD), what is the best practice when treatment is mandatory, and what will the research needs on these matters be within the next decade?

CEDR Strategy 2016 Brochure Web
July 14, 2016
CEDR Strategy 2016 Brochure Web
CEDR_STRATEGY_2016_brochure_web.pdf
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At its meeting in Warsaw, the Governing Board approved a new strategy for the organisation. The CEDR Strategy comprises the Vision, Mission and Strategic Goals.

CEDR Contractor Report 2016-2
July 12, 2016
CEDR Contractor Report 2016-2
CEDR-CR-2016-2-Call-2012-Safety.pdf
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This Final Programme Report covers two projects (ASAP and BRoWSER) from the CEDR Research Call 2012 on Safety, which address key issues around road worker and road user safety.

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CEDR is the Road Directors’ platform for cooperation and promotion of improvements to the road system and its infrastructure, as an integral part of a sustainable transport system in Europe. Its members represent their respective national road authorities or equivalents and provide support and advice on decisions concerning the road transport system that are taken at national or international level.

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The leader of the National Road Administration or equivalent body of any European country may become a member of CEDR.
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