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, 2012See also: Roadways map
Himachal roadways wrests losses as diesel prices increase
Hill Post - 5/23/2013 7:27:37 AM
In the absence of railway network or air connectivity, road transport is the only reliable means of communication in Himachal Pradesh. The state transporter has a fleet of over 2000 buses and some of the routes operated upon are among the highest and ...
How America Became a Third World Country (2013-2023)
Democratic Underground.com - 5/22/2013 9:12:00 PM
Roadways and scientific research were examples. In the post-World War II years, the country invested great sums of money in its interstate highways and what were widely considered the best education systems in the world, while research in well-funded ...
3 Amazing Images of the Future of Solar
Daily Finance - 5/21/2013 3:51:04 PM
A similar length asphalt road wouldn't be nearly this expensive but if we're generating power that pays a rate of $0.18 per kilowatt-hour (similar ... powered crossing by four days. Below is a picture of the PlanetSolar catamaran along the ...
When America became a third-world country
Salon - 5/21/2013 4:26:51 PM
Roadways and scientific research were examples. In the post-World War II years, the country invested great sums of money in its interstate highways and what were widely considered the best education systems in the world, while research in well ...
The race to build roads
CNN Money - 5/23/2013 11:02:22 AM
China is home to 20% of the world's ... Last year the country had 46 businesses in the industry, with 710,500 employees and a $12.3 billion payroll, according to research firm IBISWorld. But leadership expects that the roadways will play a ...
Focused on Making Our Roads Safer
LOCAL2 Sault Ste. Marie - 5/10/2013 4:47:04 PM
All enforcement agencies across the country have been invited to participate ... the police and the public to work together to ensure that Canada’s roadways are the safest in the world. Here in Sault Ste Marie and the Township of Prince, there have ...
Letters to the Editor - May 24
Herald-Mail.com - 5/24/2013 5:27:43 PM
A look at the world through gun ownership will confirm that a higher ... not many people get killed by guns. Switzerland, a country where guns are found very often in private homes, has a higher murder rate than Germany, France and Italy ...
Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse
Associated Press - 5/25/2013 2:56:13 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of bridges around the United States may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse ... of bridges deemed to be structurally problematic. Washington state Rep. Judy Clibborn, a Democrat who leads on ...
PennDOT Urges All Vehicle Operators to Share the Road
Digital Journal - 5/24/2013 3:47:30 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With temperatures rising and more motorcycles traveling on Pennsylvania roadways, PennDOT is urging motorists to share the road and watch out for motorcycles throughout the riding season.
Pothole Season is in Full Bloom on Long Island Roadways
LONGISLAND.com - 4/19/2013 6:09:14 PM
“It’s like a third-world country,” commented one resident ... to notify the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT). Potholes on other roadways fall under federal, county, town, village or private jurisdiction, depending on the ...
WWII Veteran About To Be Evicted By Daughter, Son-In-Law
NBC4 Columbus - 5/23/2013 8:35:01 PM
The elderly man's lawyer said John Potter's daughter and son-in-law used a power of attorney to sign Potter's home into their name, and a court ruled in ... They claim the family feud is over visitation rights for Potter's other child, who has Autism.
Memorial Day 2013: Higher Gas Prices, Fewer Travelers
US News and World Report - 5/24/2013 11:22:39 AM
That's slightly less than 2012 when 35.1 million Americans packed up for holiday weekend, something AAA President and CEO Robert Darbelnet credits to "an 8 percent decrease in the number of people expected to take to the skies this weekend."
Energy Producing Roads Made From Solar Cells and Glass May Be The Solution To Carbon Emissions and Climate Change
A to Z Nanotechnology - 5/23/2013 11:55:27 PM
and we would still need to transport the energy around the country. In Brusaw's Solar Roadways concept, instead of covering a large area of the Southwest with solar arrays, all of our roads would be paved with glass panels that could collect and distribute ...
Make Road Safety Week a 52-week-long challenge
Kingston Whig - 5/13/2013 1:08:45 PM
It’s an effort among law enforcement agencies, safety organizations, insurers, media and of course, you, the driver, to make our country’s roadways among the safest in the world. But we have a long way to go. Until 2004, Canada had one of the highest ...
Auburn now one of country's fastest-growing cities
ABC 13 The Heart of Virginia - 5/23/2013 8:06:23 PM
A new Census report shows Auburn is among the fastest growing cities in the country with more than 50,000 people ... snarled the morning commute along one of the busiest roadways in northern New Jersey on Tuesday, leading police on a nearly two-hour ...