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
World Cup's road to Brazil remains bumpy
Los Angeles Times - 4/22/2014 11:45:54 PM
Locals and foreigners will marvel at shiny new stadiums and glide across the continent-sized country on upgraded infrastructure. That, at least, is what the government and organizers are hoping will happen given that the price tag for their six-week World ...
Idaho couple hopes to replace asphalt roads with solar roadways
KTVB - 4/24/2014 8:27:16 AM
A north Idaho couple launched an Earth Day campaign to drum up donations to fund a plan that aims to help solve the world’s energy ... the United States with solar roadways. The couple said the roads would power the country with energy from the sun.
Solar Roadways installs energy harvesting parking lot
Gizmag - 4/24/2014 11:29:12 PM
So as with all solar, it will produce more in some parts of the country and world than others." "We've moved power and data cables to a Cable Corridor alongside the road/parking lot," she continued. "This provides easy access the power/data companies.
New World Bank Project to Increase Regional Transport Connectivity in Central Asia
The World Bank - 4/22/2014 10:05:41 PM
so improving the road links to neighboring countries will greatly improve local peoples’ and business’ access to markets for goods and services,” said Alexander Kremer, World Bank Country Manager in the Kyrgyz Republic. “ We are pleased that the ...
India reports highest incident of fatal road accidents
Rush Lane - 4/23/2014 9:11:24 AM
The estimates of the Planning Commission and the World Bank have put social cost of accidents ... road safety auditors as it has already trained more than 250 road auditors till date in the country.” Mr Kapila concluded.
Robert Ellis On World Cafe
NPR News - 4/23/2014 4:13:44 PM
Robert Ellis and his road band perform songs from his fine third album, The Lights From the Chemical Plant, in this World Cafe session. After his last record, 2011's Photographs, Ellis wanted to push his music in less of a country-oriented direction ...
Construction and Mining Machinery Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts
TheSacramento Bee - 4/23/2014 9:28:42 PM
This industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for construction and mining machinery in the world ... country in question, 2007-2013 (US dollars) Table 9 Market for road ...
SOLAR ROADWAY via Indiegogo
Daily Kos - 4/23/2014 1:50:34 PM
The roads that already traverse each country are perfect for becoming the grid that carries ... concept would help the world in so many other ways too. So a post Solar Roadways world could be very different from the one we live in today.
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
World Tech Update: On the road at the New York Auto Show
PC World - 4/24/2014 10:24:47 PM
This week on World Tech Update we take you inside the New York Auto Show ... Watch our show to see how Toyota’s fuel cell vehicle performs on the road. Other stories we’re covering this week: — Nokia’s handset business will be officially part ...
“Third world country road conditions”
mountainstatesman.com - 4/14/2014 12:35:21 PM
...Because of the growing concern with local roads conditions, the Taylor County Commission welcomed Monongalia County Commissioner Eldon A. Collen to a recent meeting to discuss his program. ... In doing so, Collen stated that the department of highways ...
Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
McClatchy DC - 3/22/2008 11:54:00 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fueled by the rising popularity of soft drinks and fast-food restaurants, Mexico has become the second fattest nation in the world. Mexican health officials say it could surpass the U.S. as the most obese country within 10 years if trends ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
One India News - 11/6/2013 11:54:51 AM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
Citrus Heights world traveler dies in paragliding accident
kcra.com - 4/24/2014 1:17:46 AM
HE TOLD HIS FANS THAT HE WOULD SOON BE BACK ON THE ROAD. TONIGHT, FOR ERIC HILL AND HIS FANS ... "It's just to show that there's good people and awesome adventure in any country of the world, even in the most unexpected places," Hill said.
Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
Green Prophet - 3/14/2010 11:56:44 PM
The news comes after the World Health Organization found Saudi Arabia to have the world’s highest number of deaths from road accidents, which now make up the country’s principal cause of death in adult males aged 16 to 36. First reported by the Saudi ...