Roads and transportation


The Roads and Transportation society is for engineers with an interest in road and rail design, transport planning and traffic engineering.

The Active Travel Series shares knowledge on the planning, design and delivery of walking and cycling schemes. The free-to-attend webinars are delivered by the National Transport Authority in collaboration with the Engineers Ireland Roads and Transportation Society. Learn more here

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Roads and Transportation in the Engineers Journal

Shifting sands - engineers change the face of the MENA region

The Middle East–North Africa (MENA) region has always played a central role in global energy supply, given its abundant oil and gas reserves. Given that global energy demand will double up to 2050, the region will continue to maintain this critical role. The MENA region will still, however, be characterised by diverging income levels between resource-rich states such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar along with hi-tech states such as Israel, and the other lower-income states. The future challenge ...

The need for a coherent transport strategy

Transport is at the heart of the economic recovery and growth agenda. Getting goods to market efficiently, getting to the office reliably, ensuring that the supply chain works like clockwork all depend on transport networks and services that are fit for purpose. But that doesn’t just happen by chance or by magic, it has to be planned. Efficient transport also underpins our way of life. Whether it’s getting the kids to school on time, fitting in the shopping on the way home from work or ...


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