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Financial Reform of Road Maintenance

Road Maintenance Funds
 
Performance Specified Road Maintenance Contracts
 
Reform of Road Agencies
 
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Financial Reform of Road Maintenance

Road Funds in Latin America , Dr. Gunter Zietlow, University of Birmingham (UK), Senior Road Executives Programme, Road Financing & Road Fund Management, Birmingham, 26-30 April 2004. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader Software.  

Special Feature: IRF in Latin America, Part 1, Part 2, World Highways, April 2002.

Finance, Organization and Participation - Country-specific Solutions for Rural Road Networks, Gerhard P. Metschies, Siem Rap, May 15, 2002.

International Fuel Prices 2005, 4th Edition, 172 Countries, Dr. Gerhard Metschies NEW

International Fuel Prices 2003, (English Version) with comparative tables for 165 countries and a special section on Fuel Taxation and State Financing, Third Edition, Dr. Gerhard P. Metschies, May 2003. PDF-file with 3,4 MB file size. 

Need for New Approaches to Road Financing, Jukka Isotalo. Paper prepared for the 14th IRF World Congress in Paris, 2001. 

  Adam Smith and the Principles of a Sustainable Road Policy, Historical Roots of the Road Management Initiative (RMI), edited by Gerhard Metschies, Paper prepared for the14th IRF World Congress in Paris, 2001. 

  The Namibian Road Sector Reform, Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications, Windhoek, May 2000. 

  A New Approach to the Management and Financing of Roads - A Vision for the Future, Nils a. Bruzelius, Windhoek, February 28, 2000. 

Reform of Financing and Management of Road Maintenance - A New Generation of Road Funds in Latin America , Dr. Gunter Zietlow, Alberto Bull, XXIst World Road Congress, 3-9 October 1999, Kuala Lumpur.
 

Rural Roads - A Market Approach with Concepts for Finance and Organization, Dr. Gerhard Metschies, GTZ-Transport Working Paper No. 2, Rural Transport and Sustainability, August 1998.
 
Road Financing and Road Funds Database, compiled by Ian G. Heggie, The World Bank, Washington DC,  February 1998. (Note: Files are Microsoft Word 6.0 docs,  and Exel 5.0 xls, download 0.67 MB). Summary of information contained in the database. To extract document file(s) after download double click on .exe file. For an updated version go to http://www.worldbank.org/html/fpd/transport/roads/rd_fnds.htm
 
Reform of Financing and Management of Road Maintenance, Dr. Gunter J. Zietlow, Washington D.C. 1997.

ESCAP/World Bank Seminar on Management and Financing of Road Maintenance, 17 to 20 September 1996, Recommendations/Conclusions.

Roads - A new Approach for Road Network Management and Conservation, Andreas Schliessler and Alberto Bull, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Santiago de Chile, June 1993. 

Road Deterioration in Developing Countries: Causes and Remedies, Policy Paper, The World Bank, 1988.
 

 

Road Maintenance Funds

Road Funds in Latin America , Dr. Gunter Zietlow, University of Birmingham (UK), Senior Road Executives Programme, Road Financing & Road Fund Management, Birmingham, 26-30 April 2004. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader Software

Road Funds and Road Maintenance, ADB, July 2003.

Road Funds Revisited: A Preliminary Appraisal of the Effectiveness of "Second Generation" Road Funds, Kenneth M. Gwilliam, Ajay Kumar, TWU-47, World Bank, January 2002.

  Road Fund in Ethopia: From Inception to Realization, Office of the Road Fund Administration, February, 2001. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader Software.

Review of Transfund's Project Evaluation Benefit Parameter Values, Ian Melsom, Kate Collins. Paper prepared for the 14th IRF World Congress in Paris, 2001. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader Software.

Road Fund Administration Act, Namibia, October 1999. 

Involvement of Road Users in the Management of Roads, Public Private Partnership - The Zambia Roads Board Experience, Raymond A. Jhala, Chairman, National Roads Board, Paper Presented at the Workshop on Road Management and Finance, Jamaica, June 3 - 4, 1998.
 

Road Funds, User Charges and Taxes , Kenneth M. Gwilliam, Zmarak M. Shalizi, Discussion Paper, TWU-26, The World Bank, September 1997.
 
Dedicated Road Funds: A Preliminary View on a World Bank Initiative , Barry H. Potter, IMF Paper on Policy Analysis and Assessment, International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C., June 1997.
 
Management of New Zealand's National Roads Fund, M F Fletcher and D R Rendall, Transit New Zealand, Philippines Country-Level Workshop on Institutional Development for the Maintenance of National Road Networks, 30 May 1997.

The National Roads Board of Zambia , N. Gananadha, International Workshop on Rural Infrastructure, The World Bank, Washington D.C., May 19-23, 1997.

Malawi National Roads Authority Act of 1997

Draft Law and Regulations of the Jordanian Road Fund

The Highway Trust Fund, Public Roads, Special Edition 1996, U.S. Department of Transportation.

Note: For more information on Road Maintenance Funds in Latin America see DOCUMENTOS.
 
 

Performance Specified Road Maintenance Contracts

State Highway Maintenance Contract Proforma Manual, SM032, Transit New Zealand, March  2006.   

Performance-based Contracting for Preservation and Improvement of Road Assets, Natalya Stankevich, Navaid Qureshi and Cesar Queiroz, Transport Note No. TN-27, The World Bank, September 2005.

Procurement of Works and Services under Output- and Performance-based Road Contracts and Sample Specifications, The World Bank, Washington, D.C., September 2005

Cutting Costs and Improving Quality through Performance-Based Road Management and Maintenance Contracts - The Latin American and OECD Experiences , Dr. Gunter Zietlow, University of Birmingham (UK), Senior Road Executives Programme, Restructuring Road Management, Birmingham, 24-29 April 2005.

Using Micro-Enterprises to Create Local Contracting Capacity - The Latin American Experience, Dr. Gunter Zietlow, University of Birmingham (UK), Senior Road Executives Programme, Restructuring Road Management, Birmingham, 24-29 April 2005.  

Output-based aid in Chad, Tim Hartwig, Yogita Mumssen, and Andreas Schliessler, OBApproaches, World Bank, April 2005.

Options for Implementing Performance-based Contracts, Cesar Queiroz, Lead Highway Engineer, World Bank, Transport Forum 2005, World Bank, 2005. 

Assessment of PMMR Implementation Potential in Africa, Graham Williams, Highway Engineer, BCEOM , Transport Forum 2005, World Bank, 2005. 

PMMR in the USA: Virginia Case Study, Kent Lande, P.E., Chief Engineer and Vice President, Louis Berger, Transport Forum 2005, World Bank, 2005. 

Terms of Reference for the preparation of bidding documents for Performance-based Management and Maintenance of roads in several countries, World Bank. 

Development of Performance Warranties for Performance Based Road Maintenance Contracts, Mehmet Egemen Ozbek, Blackburg, Virginia, April 23, 2004.   

Maintaining Roads. Experience with Output-based Contracts in Argentina, Gerard Liautaud, World Bank, 2004

Performance Measures for Performance Based Maintenance Contracts, Josias Zietsman ,Texas Transportation Institute.

Toolkit for Public Private Partnerships in Highways, World Bank.

Buenos-Aires Highway Network Emergency Calls and User Claims

Outsourcing of State DOT Capital Program Delivery Functions, Transport Research Board, Vienna , Virginia, November 2003.

Pavement Deterioration Modelling in Long Term Performance based Contracts: How far Does it Mitigate the Risk for Client and Contractor?, Chris Parkman, John Hallett, Theuns Henning and Mike Tapper, 2003.

Contracting for Road and Highway Maintenance, [PDF], Geoffrey F. Segal, Adrian T. Moore, and Samuel McCarthy. March 2003.

The hybrid performance based management strategy. [PDF], Gilbertson, Travis,
REAAA/ARRB International Conference (2003: Cairns, Queensland, Australia)

Contracting for Road and Highway Maintenance, [PDF], Geoffrey F. Segal, Adrian T. Moore, and Samuel McCarthy. March 2003. 

The hybrid performance based management strategy. [PDF, 240KB], Gilbertson, Travis, REAAA/ARRB International Conference (2003: Cairns, Queensland, Australia)

Innovative Project Delivery Methods for Infrastructure, Pekka Pakkala, International Perspective. Helsinki 2002.

International Trends In Procurement Models for Highway Maintenance [PDF], Tony Porter,  Contracting the Future NZIHT Symposium, October 2001.

A review of achievable efficencies and associated issues under output performance based contracts [PDF], Ewan Hunter ; Rowan Kyle,  Contracting the Future NZIHT Symposium, October 2001.

Austroads review of performance contracts: the potential benefits of performance contracts. [PDF], Paul Hardy, Contracting the Future NZIHT Symposium, October 2001.

The Hybrid Experience [PDF], Travis Gilbertson ; Barry Stratton ; Ross Anthony, Contracting the Future NZIHT Symposium, October 2001.

Performance-Based Contracting in the District of Columbia, (PPT), Luke Dipompo Mark Robinson, Paper presented to the 51th Annual Virginia Transportation Conference, Lexington, VA, October 2001.

Performance Management: Challenges and Opportunities (PPT), Dennis M. Shea, Paper presented to the 51th Annual Virginia Transportation Conference, Lexington, VA, October 2001.

Performance Contracting: The Federal Perspective (PPT), Frank Botelho,  Paper presented to the 51th Annual Virginia Transportation Conference, Lexington, VA, October 2001.

Performance Management in Virginia (PPT), Charles Bennett, Paper presented to the 51th Annual Virginia Transportation Conference, Lexington, VA, October 2001.

Imperatives in Future Road System Management Improved Road Maintenance Productivity - The Australian Case, Malcom Frost. Paper prepared for the 14th IRF World Congress in Paris, 2001. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader Software

A Framework for Assessing Asset Management Performance in Australia, Florentina Mihai, Neville Binning, Laurie Dowling. Paper prepared for the 14th IRF World Congress in Paris, 2001. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader Software

A consultant's perspective of highway network asset management practice in England [PDF], Jason Schirnack, Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington, D.C. January 2001.

Best Practices of Outsourcing Winter Maintenance Services. VMS Inc. 2001.

Review of VDOT's Administration of the Interstate Asset Management Contract , Download full report as PDF-file (1.9 MB), December 2000. .

Road Network Asset Management as a Business Process, Florentina Mihai, Neville Binning, Laurie Dowling. Paper prepared for the REAAA Conference in Japan, 4 - 9 September 2000. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader Software

Contractual Procedures to Involve the Private Sector in Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation, Cesar Queiroz, 24th International Baltic Road Conference, 2000. 

Asset Management in the Road Sector, Expert Group on Asset Management Systems (IMI), OECD, 2000.

Areawide Performance-Based Rehabilitation and Maintenance contracts for Low-Volume Roads (Seventh International Conference on Low-Volume Roads), Mm. Guillermo Cabana, Gérard Liautaud, Asif Faiz, World Bank, Dirección Nacional de Vialidad (Agentina), 1999.

Asset Preservation Plan for the District of Colombia National Highway System, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation and District of Columbia Department of Public Works, Nov. 1999. Download as exe.file (142 K) or download as PDF-File (215 K). PDF-files can be read with Adobe Acrobat Reader Software

The Quality of Road Service – Evaluation, Perception and Response Behaviour of Road Users”, World Road Association (PIARC), 1999.

Performance Specified Road Maintenance Contracts - The Road to the Future, The Latin American Perspective,    Dr. Gunter J. Zietlow, Alberto Bull, XXIst WORLD CONGRESS, KUALA LUMPUR, 3-9 OCTOBER 1999.
 

Privatized Highway Asset Management - Management of Subcontract Maintenance, Kent O. Lande, P.E. Asset Manager, VMS, Inc. Richmond, VA, October 1999. 

Performance Led Comprehensive Agreement for Virginia Interstate Highway Asset Management Services, USA, Kent O.. Lande, Dan Dennis, IRF Symposium on “Financing in Transportation Projects”, Vietnam, 1999.
 

Performance Specified Maintenance Contract PSMC 001, TNZ Contract No. 2/98-025/601, Request for Tender, 18 September 1998. Partial document only

Cutting Cost and Improving Quality through Performance Specified Road Maintenance Contracts -
Pilot experiences in Latin America offer lessons for Africa, Dr. Gunter Zietlow, Africa Transport,  Technical Note, Road Management Initiative (RMI), SSATP Note No. 14, July 1998, Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) * UNECA and The World Bank. Download as pdf file.

Maintenance Concessions for National Roads: The Argentine Experience, Gustavo Marcelo Gentili, José Enrique I. Erbetta, Dirección Nacional de Vialidad, Argentina, October 1997. The article has been published in ROADS No 296/IV-1997, World Road Asociatión PIARC. The article may be downloaded as PDF-file (88K). PDF-files can be read with Adobe Acrobat Reader Software.

Managing the Road Asset in Australia and New-Zealand, Gary Norwell, Geoff Youdale, October 1997. The article has been published in ROADS No 296/IV-1997, World Road Asociatión PIARC. The article may be downloaded as PDF-file (235K). PDF-files can be read with Adobe Acrobat Reader Software.

Improving Quality and Cutting Costs through Performance Contracts - Australian Experiance , Malcolm Frost, General Manager, Infrastructure Maintenance and Christine Lithgow, Manager, Contract Legal Services, World Bank Road Management Training Seminar Washington DC, USA 17 - 18 December 1996.

Note: More articles in Spanish on road concessions can be found under DOCUMENTOS
 
 

Reform of Road Agencies

Options for Reform, Peter Papantoniou, Neil Doyle, Paper prepared for the 14th IRF World Congress in Paris, 2001. 

Managing a Highway Network in the 20th Century Environment, Dr. Robin Dunlop, General Manager, Transit New Zealand. Paper prepared for the 14th IRF World Congress in Paris, 2001. 

Road Authority Act, Namibia, October 1999. 

Road Agency Management, Dr. Robin Dunlop, Transit New Zealand, World Bank Presentation, April 1998.
 
Introducing Quality Management into Road Management, Dr. Robin Dunlop, General Manager, Transit New Zealand, World Bank Presentation, Washington D.C., April 17, 1998. (Note: File is a Microsoft PowerPoint 97 presentations, download 37 KB). To extract document file(s) after download double click on .exe file
 
Transit New Zealand Experience in Road Maintenance, Dr. Robin Dunlop, General Manager, Transit New Zealand, World Bank Presentation, Washington D.C., April 16, 1998. (Note: File is a Microsoft PowerPoint 97 presentations, download 78 KB). To extract document file(s) after download double click on .exe file

New Zealand Roading Reform,Dr. Robin Dunlop, General Manager, Transit New Zealand, World Bank Presentation, Washington D.C., April 13, 1998. (Note: File is a Microsoft PowerPoint 97 presentations, download 0.5 MB). To extract document file(s) after download double click on .exe file

Roading Agency of the Future , Dr. R. J. Dunlop, General Manager of Transit New Zealand, 1996 International Road Federation Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting, November 17-22, 1996 Taipei, R.O.C.

 

Transit New Zealand Amendment 1995

Note: For more information on the Reform of Road Agencies see DOCUMENTOS.
 
 

Others

Toll financing of roads-The Norwegian experiences, James Odeck, Sven Brathen. Paper prepared for the 14th IRF World Congress in Paris, 2001. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader Software.

Poetry of the Road , Tamara Broberg, Public Roads, Special Edition 1996, U.S. Department of Transportation.

 

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