METHODOLOGY OF INTERNATIONAL HIGHWAY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT EXCHANGE

NATIONAL HIGHWAY AGENCIES AND LABORATORIES, UNIVERSITIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS IN DENMARK, ITALY, SWEDEN AND WEST GERMANY WERE VISITED IN THE SUMMER 1964 AS PART OF A PILOT STUDY OF EFFECTIVE METHODOLOGY FOR OBTAINING INFORMATION ON CURRENT HIGHWAY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES ABROAD. THE TENTATIVE METHODOLOGY DEVELOPED FOR THIS PURPOSE, THE DISTRIBUTION OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS IN THESE COUNTRIES, AND MAJOR AREAS OF CURRENT INTEREST ARE DESCRIBED . IN ADDITION, ACTIVITIES OF NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS KNOWN TO BE ENGAGED IN HIGHWAY RESEARCH DOCUMENTATION ARE DISCUSSED. BASED ON EXPERIENCE GAINED IN THIS INITIAL STUDY, BASIC QUESTIONS WHICH NEED TO BE RESOLVED IN UNDERTAKING A MORE EXTENSIVE INVENTORY OF HIGHWAY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN OTHER COUNTRIES ARE DELINEATED, THE METHODOLOGY DEEMED NECESSARY FOR THE EFFECTIVE CONDUCT OF SUCH AN INVENTORY IS DESCRIBED, AND A LIST OF THIRTY-ONE ADDITIONAL COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, SOUTH AMERICAN AND AUSTRALIA IS RECOMMENDED FOR COVERAGE IN A PROPOSED SECOND STEP TOWARD AN ULTIMATE GOAL OF A WORLDWIDE INVENTORY AS A BASIS FOR INTERNATIONAL HIGHWAY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION EXCHANGE. /BPR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Adm. Funds, JAN65
  • Corporate Authors:

    International Road Federation

    525 School Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20024
  • Publication Date: 1965-1

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  • Accession Number: 00242843
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 1 1994 12:00AM