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 11:24:25 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 ...
N. Idaho couple raising money for solar roadways
KREM - 4/23/2014 2:47:50 PM
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 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.
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.
Citrus Heights world traveler dies in paragliding accident
kcra.com - 4/24/2014 1:17:46 AM
A man from Citrus Heights who was trying to visit every country on earth in record time has died while ... On his website, he promised fans he would soon be back on the road. His family said they are overwhelmed by the messages of support they have received.
Idaho couple hopes to replace asphalt roads with solar roadways
KTVB - 4/23/2014 4:13:44 PM
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.
‘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 ...
“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 ...
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 ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
In the developing world, road accidents will soon overtake HIV/AIDS ... fatalities are roughly equal to the number who died in 2011 uprising and cost the country more than $1 billion per year. The data for the map comes from the World Health Organization ...
The road to Slovyansk
Live Mint - 4/24/2014 12:16:20 PM
Moreover, no country has the right to expect Americans to fight and die on its territory for its freedom. But has the US become so withdrawn from the world that it is willing to pay only a symbolic price, such as that implied by Russia’s tit-for-tat ...