Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific, No. 55

Journal8 Dec 1982

The Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific is a journal published once a year. The Bulletin is intended to provide a medium for the sharing of knowledge, experience, ideas, policy options and information on the development of transport infrastructure and services in the Asian and Pacific region, to stimulate policy-oriented research and to increase awareness of transport policy issues and responses.

This issue of Bulletin comprises of three chapters:

CHAPTER I. ARTICLES
- Low-cost highway projects for marshy areas: problems and norms
- Cost-saving methods of road maintenance and repair in hot climate
- An outline of railway statistics in the ESCAP region
- Transport and trade facilitation
- Regional co-operation in tourism development
- Telecommunication development in Asia

CHAPTER II. NEWS ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
- Seminars on planning and management of public urban road transport for high-level Asian transport planners sponsored by the Economic and Social Development Centre of the German Foundation for International Development
- General appraisal of the energy conservation measures in transport sector adopted by European countries
- 1983-World CommunicationsYear
- Moving cargo by computer
- Solar powered safety sign

CHAPTER III. RESEARCH AND TRAINING PROGRAMMES
- Activities of the Institute of Road Transport, Madras, India