Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Roadways map
World’s First Self-Driving Taxis Hit the Road in Singapore
The Wall Street Journal - 8/25/2016 5:46:17 AM
SINGAPORE—Singapore became the first country in the world to launch a self-driving taxi service on Thursday, beating ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. by mere days to public road tests of a technology that could revolutionize the transport industry.
World's first self-driving taxis hit the roads in Singapore
DIGIT - 8/25/2016 6:57:52 AM
Singapore became the first country to truly employ an autonomous vehicle on its roads. The world first self-driving taxis will start taking passengers from today, although, the service is currently available to a select few who can get free rides ...
How satellite images are helping find the world’s hidden poor
Washington Post - 8/24/2016 11:52:33 AM
In fact, between 2000 and 2010, 14 African countries carried out no surveys from which national poverty statistics could be constructed at all, the World Bank says ... with economic development — like roads and farmland, even the size and material ...
World War II pilot’s memories still flying high: Former Ecorse veteran served two countries during the war
The News-Herald - 8/24/2016 11:09:36 AM
He is also the only Downriver resident to have served two countries during World War II as a pilot in the Royal Canadian ... Other memories include watching a viaduct on Southfield Road being built, getting ice chips from the ice man when he’d make ...
Singapore Beats Pittsburgh to World’s First Self-Driving Taxi Rides
mishtalk.com - 8/25/2016 6:00:36 AM
There is also competition between cities, states and countries. On August 18 ... cut the number of cars on Singapore’s congested roads. Eventually, the model could be adopted in cities around the world, nuTonomy says. For now, the taxis only will ...
Turkey targets Gulen-inspired projects around the world
FOX News - 8/24/2016 9:07:54 AM
Turkey's international campaign against Gulen, who denies any involvement in the July 15 uprising, targets schools and other institutions in more than 100 countries ... Asia-Caucasus Institute and the Silk Road Studies Program. Turkey accuses Gulen ...
Road link in Laos will benefit Nan
TTR Wekly - 8/25/2016 4:34:42 AM
Once opened, the road will facilitate the shortest route from Nan ... and opens up access to Luang Prabang a world heritage town and the country’s top tourist destination. In addition, the project will promote the twin city strategy between Nan and ...
MIT spinout NuTonomy just beat Uber to launch the world’s first self-driving taxi
TechCrunch - 8/25/2016 4:49:01 AM
NuTonomy, a three-year-old company that span out of MIT, announced that its first autonomous vehicles available for public hire have hit the roads of the Southeast Asian country today ... The public trial is a world-first, but it is starting in a ...
Tag Archives: UCI Road World Championships Doha 2016
travelprnews.com - 8/24/2016 8:35:06 PM
Thousands of cyclists and spectators will arrive in Doha as the State of Qatar becomes the first Middle East country to ... is bringing road racing action to the streets of Doha as the official airline sponsor of the UCI Road World… Read the full press ...
Berks Country Calendar: August 24
Reading Eagle - 8/24/2016 4:35:54 AM
Country Music ... 7 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Road, Bern Township. Dr. Karen Campbell, professor of Biology at Albright College, presents on bats from around the world. Sponsored by Berks County and Spring Township parks and ...
World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore
NEWSCHANNEL6 - 8/25/2016 6:07:46 AM
The ultimate goal, company executives say, is to have a fully self-driving taxi fleet in Singapore by 2018, to help cut the number of cars on Singapore's congested roads. Eventually, the model could be adopted in cities around the world, nuTonomy hopes.
Don't lowball the upside of fixing our roads and bridges (Commentary)
Syracuse Post-Standard - 8/24/2016 6:16:07 AM
There are countries in which opposition to infrastructure ... And indeed, if you look around the world, although there are certainly private toll roads, the government is a big player in road- and bridge-building almost everywhere. There's almost certainly ...
On The Road Again With Ronald Reagan
The Huffington Post - 8/24/2016 12:06:52 PM
Yet from what the handwringing and distraught undecideds and decideds have told me, as I crisscross the country, Ronald Reagan is the real ... confidence to be applied to a troubled and unstable world. Many have told me they cannot find a candidate of ...
Rail Transportation to Benefit Globally with Move from Roads
Net News Ledger - 8/24/2016 4:53:12 PM
While Canada, in terms of passenger rail service lags behind much of the world, the global direction is one likely ... forming symbiotic relationships between technologically advanced countries and the purchasing countries,” finds Frost & Sullivan ...
Prepare to be Underwhelmed by 2021’s Autonomous Cars
MIT Technology Review - 8/23/2016 8:57:46 PM
The dream of being able to have a car drive you wherever you want to go in the city, country, or continent remains distant ... Because the real world and its roads are a complicated place, it will take a lot of testing to be sure that automated driving ...