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
Sweden creates world's first 'electric road'
Mashable - 6/28/2016 12:07:03 AM
Proving that point, Sweden — in conjunction with truck manufacturer Scania — has created the world's first "electric ... Sweden's electric road — if given wide implementation — could help the country meet its goal of being fossil-fuel-vehicle ...
Country Road: “For Every $1 We Spend On Social We Make $18.20 Back In Revenue”
B and T - 6/28/2016 12:42:51 AM
We’ve demonstrated the impact we can achieve across our marketing channels as we continue to modernise the Country Road brand and, most importantly, connect with our customer. These are world-class results, and a step further towards our vision to become ...
Zimbabwe: Zinara Pushes for World Class Road Network
AllAfrica - 6/28/2016 7:38:02 AM
... is targeting a number of partnerships to push through future infrastructure projects earmarked to create world class road network in the country. To achieve development of world class road infrastructure, Zinara has entered into a number of synergies ...
Country Roads, Take Me Home, To The Place I Belong
The Inquisitr - 6/27/2016 3:00:02 AM
These places are tucked far away from many unpleasant things in this world, but no place is immune to the power ... What were once beautiful old country roads lines with wild flowers are now split open with deep and ugly gashes, unreachable vehicles ...
Find out more about the world below your flight path with Flyover Country
Beta News - 6/27/2016 6:56:16 AM
There’s an option to save most of this information (not Wikipedia articles, sadly) for offline use, handy if your in-flight Wi-Fiis poor, or you’re on a road trip and have no internet connection at all. Flyover Country isn’t restricted to static maps.
Dylan Noble, ‘Country Boy’ Shot by Fresno Cops, ‘Loved Everybody’
Daily Beast - 6/28/2016 7:30:52 AM
The man was not in evidence, but two officers did come upon a jacked up pickup truck doing donuts in a dirt field one block into Fresno from the adjoining country boy town of Clovis ... more room than the side of the road as he hopped out.
These countries have the deadliest air pollution. (Surprisingly, Georgia is No. 1.)
Vox - 6/27/2016 1:37:08 PM
Here’s a striking chart showing where air pollution is deadliest, with countries ranked by deaths per 100,000 people ... at the moment in Georgia and as a result many cars on the roads are in bad mechanical condition. Periodic testing of exhaust gases ...
Sweden Opens 1st Electric Road
CleanTechnica - 6/26/2016 9:34:56 AM
the first in the country, was inaugurated in Sandviken, Sweden, on June 22. The electric road test stretch, located on the E16, makes Sweden one of the only counties anywhere in the world to be actively testing the use of electric power as an aid to heavy ...
One Belt, One Road Initiative Signals China’s Economic And Strategic Objectives
Eurasia Review - 6/28/2016 6:12:08 AM
“China’s leaders have proposed ‘One Belt, One Road’ after in-depth analysis of the Chinese and world economies and with a holistic understanding of the countries and the complementarity of the countries in the region.” China’s leaders have put ...
Getting the Roads You Pay For
New York Times - 6/27/2016 7:24:54 AM
They pay less at the pump because New Jersey’s 14.5-cent-a-gallon gas tax is one of the lowest in the country, but it is insufficient to improve or maintain the state’s roads, bridges and ... writers from around the world. One problem with the package ...
10 Tips for the Road Less Traveled
The Huffington Post - 6/27/2016 6:27:38 AM
intrepid world traveler. Chief Brand Officer, MOSCOT. Author of "My Holiday in North Korea" (on sale now) wendysimmons.com If you're like me, off the beaten path is the only path. But despite the obvious advantages of taking the road less traveled ...
China's Xi lauds new Silk Road, says $15 billion invested last year
Reuters - 6/26/2016 6:35:58 AM
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese companies invested nearly $15 billion in countries participating in Beijing's new Silk Road initiative last year, up one-fifth from 2014, President Xi Jinping said in Uzbekistan, lauding a scheme that is one of his key foreign ...
College World Series 2016 scores and bracket: Coastal Carolina, Arizona advance to the finals
SBN - 6/26/2016 12:26:44 PM
Arizona and Coastal Carolina both won rubber games in Omaha on Saturday, setting up one of the most improbable finals matches in the history of the College World Series ... Coastal had a similar road, winning an elimination game to advance out of the ...
India to build 15,000 km of roads this year, needs INR 1.4 lakh crore
Rush Lane - 6/28/2016 9:03:55 AM
it would boost the overall efficiency of road transport in the country considerably. India has the world’s second largest road network with a total road length of 5.23 million kilometres. About 65% of the freight and 80% of the passenger movements ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 6/27/2016 7:03:25 AM
Panama built the expanded locks, without help from other governments, because the newer ships that increasingly carry the world’s cargo are too large ... people in little more than a week, littered the roads with the charred remains of cargo trucks ...