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
Palestinian Statehood: the road ahead
Euronews - 12/17/2014 6:26:39 PM
In 2014 one country in Europe made a decision which could have a significant ... upgrade Palestine’s status to non-member observer status. Over two thirds of the world’s countries approved the motion. Israel and other countries who object maintain ...
Netherlands Becomes the First Country To Open A Solar Road For Public Use
NDTV - 12/16/2014 6:24:51 AM
Solar energy is the world's fastest growing source ... Most of the buildings in the country now have solar panels installed on the roofs. We see them powering the signals on the road, but now engineers in the Netherlands have done something different.
World Bank to lend over $1bn in three projects
Dhaka Tribune - 12/17/2014 5:50:52 PM
The additional financing for the government-led programme will contribute to bring 19 million Bangladeshi primary school-aged children to school, provide them with quality learning and ensure that they complete the primary school cycle' The World Bank will ...
Florida Georgia Line Going Bigger For Their First World Tour
Antimusic - 12/18/2014 11:51:46 AM
(Radio.com) Florida Georgia Line are gearing up for a very busy 2015. The country duo are hitting the road in January for their 2015 Anything Goes Tour which kicks off Jan. 15 in Toledo, Ohio and runs through May 8 in Atlantic City, N.J. They promise ...
Off Road Racing
Examiner - 12/17/2014 2:51:55 PM
Nashville's Average Joes Entertainment buys 50 percent of MTS Mega Truck Series Nashville-based Average Joes Entertainment has expanded its reach in the off-road world of entertainment ... fastest off-road racers in the country are set to kick off the ...
China wants to charm the world
Today - 12/17/2014 8:14:02 PM
STILL ON A HISTORIC JOURNEY Even after unprecedented growth over the past two decades to become the world’s second-largest economy ... setting up of a US$40 billion (S$52.2 billion) Silk Road Fund and pledging half of the US$50 billion starting capital ...
Accept Bad Roads; We're A Third World Country – Urban Roads dept
Peacefmonline - 11/18/2014 12:27:21 PM
Ghanaians must learn to tolerate the nature of their roads because Ghana is a Third World country hoping to catch up with the developed world, an official of the Urban Roads department has said. According to Benjamin Adomah, inasmuch as the department is ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities around the world have reached 1.24 million ... An estimated 1.5 million of them race across the country, representing more than half of all vehicles on the road. The use of motorcycles has grown by an ...
Senegal is free from Ebola, WHO says
CNN - 10/17/2014 2:02:34 PM
the World Health Organization declared Friday, congratulating the country on the diligence that enabled it to repel the threat. Senegal had only one case, a man who had entered the country by road from Guinea, where he'd had direct contact with an Ebola ...
Brad Paisley Adds More Dates to Country Nation World Tour
The Boot - 11/3/2014 1:56:43 PM
Pop the champagne and cue the fireworks: When the New Year rings in, country fans will get even more of Brad Paisley. He has announced the extension ... the ‘River Bank’ hitmaker will head back onto the road, starting in Morgantown, W.V. — the ...
The Netherlands Is Set To Open The World’s First Solar Bike Lane
Think Progress - 11/11/2014 2:51:39 PM
The Netherlands is opening up the world’s first stretch of road made with ... But the Netherlands isn’t the only country to begin looking seriously into solar roads. In the U.S., one couple’s Solar Roadways Indiegogo campaign has raised more than ...
1.2 Billion Vehicles On World's Roads Now, 2 Billion By 2035: Report
Green Car Reports - 7/28/2014 11:59:42 PM
The Ward's calculation totaled passenger cars, light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, and buses, but it did not include off-road or heavy construction ... than Western countries; it has 1.3 billion of the world's 7 billion residents, but only 100 million ...
Driverless vehicles: The end of the road for the trucker?
CNN - 9/3/2014 9:46:56 AM
(CNN)-- Driving a lorry or a truck across the country isn't easy ... Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Center, " but driverless trucks can go 24 hours a day." Driverless technology could help companies reliant on the roads in much the same way ...
Braving The Back Roads Of Guanacaste In Costa Rica, The World’s Happiest Country
GADLING - 3/3/2013 6:00:33 PM
Take a look at a road map of Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula and you’ll see a jumble of squiggly lines that seem to meander in circles with no clear pattern. Before setting off in a rental car from Santa Teresa, at the foot of Nicoya, heading towards ...
The 21 Most Miserable Countries In The World
The Business Insider - 9/2/2014 8:36:32 AM
Bloomberg's Alex Tanzi compiled a list of the "most miserable countries" in the world according to this index ... To improve its economy, Poland must attend to road and rail infrastructure deficiencies, rigid labor code, commercial court system, and ...