PIARC XVI World Winter Service and Road Resilience Congress

Together with US TRB, ECTRI organised a foresight session on “Resilience Frameworks and Metrics for Road Stakeholders”, on February 8, 2022 at PIARC XVI World Winter Congress. This years’ virtual global congress, geared towards those in the transportation industry addresses winter service as well as road resilience (all seasons).

The session stemmed from the need to present indicative perspectives of state-of-the-art resilience frameworks and metrics that are of interest and applicable to road stakeholders.

The session led by Dr. Ioannis Benekos, CERTH-HIT (Greece) and rapporteur of the ECTRI Thematic Group on Security & Resilience, was introduced by Caroline Alméras (ECTRI Secretary General), Neil J. Pedresen (TRB Executive Director) and Caroline Evans (Chair of PIARC’s TC 1.4).

Five experts, including ECTRI members Dr. Kalliopi Anastassiadou (BASt), Mr. Toni Lusikka (VTT) presented their work and views on a wide range of topics including resilience considerations in freight movements from disruptive events, methods and concepts for assessing the resilience of transport infrastructures, guidelines proposed for measuring resilience and prioritizing intervention, a framework for investment considerations and, use of Big Data in improving resilience. A roundtable discussion followed the presentations.


PIARC Resilience Frameworks and Metrics for Road Stakeholders Session Agenda (pdf)

Calgary Session Conclusion Report (pdf)