A Brief Comparison of Road Management Between China and UK Liqing, Shanghai Feb. 21th 2013 Highlights Road management definition Comparison of road management between China and UK Lessons we can learn Role of road network Provides space for smoothing traffic flow. passenger and freight delivery foot, cycle, motorcycle, taxi, car, bus, freight wagon constitutes a very large proportion public realm Road net work itself assets billions of money Road network of Shanghai and London cities Proportion of major road s Density of road networks London 12.04% 8 (km/km2) Shanghai 20.90% 6.7(km/km2) Road network management Planning Construction Maintenance Traffic control and information system To support economic competitiveness and growth, by delivering reliable and efficient transport networks. To contribute to better safety, security transport, and by keeping roads in good condition , promoting travel modes that are beneficial to health. Road network management agency of Shanghai and London Road management agency of Shanghai In charge of road network on behalf of Shanghai Road Bureau The people’s government of the 17 districts of Shanghai is the road and traffic authorities of the local roads in their individual district Road management agency of London Managing England's motorways and strategic A TfL is responsible for the Transport for London Road Network (TLRN), TfL manages traffic signals and traffic control systems on all roads The London boroughs are highways and traffic authorities for the remaining strategic and local roads in their individual borough ROAD PLANNING Road Construction----Shanghai 1950s 1980s 1990s 2003年 Road Construction----Shanghai length(km) Length of Roads (km) 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 16 071 16 687 Length of Roads (km) 6 641 2 000 2 009 2 010 year Ten years of road construction peak period road length(km) Road Construction----UK 450,000 400,000 350,000 300,000 250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0 390,237 390,969 391,663 392,342 387,674 388,008 394,409 394,879 road length trunk all motor 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 year Much work has been done on existing road network ,especially to develop traffic control and information system to meet the quick traffic increase. Road maintenace Shanghai and UK Road condition survey maintenance options and maintenance projects Road maintenace government supervise contractor Traffic control and information system Traffic control(Shanghai) ------scats , 2000 Traffic Signal Junctions Traffic control and information system Traffic control(warwickshire) ------scoot , roundabouts , for managing junctions Traffic monitoring and information system National Traffic Operation Center_UK Traffic Monitoring Center---Shanghai Emergency rescue 预案库 Eemergency Plan Management Accident event alarm Monitoring Center Information sharing Traffic Monitoring System 互联网 导航 手机 热线 Public information service Traffic monitoring and information system Challenges ten thousand 200 132.31 licenced car ownership 170.25 147.4 100 congestion Building new roads Traffic control Demand management licenced car… 0 2008 2009 year 2010 Challenges 7 6 Budget 5 4 cost expected 3 budget 2 Roads defects Safety Journey time 1 0 1 2 3 4 Lessons we can learn from the UK Refined management:new materials, new products, new technology on maintenance and traffic control; Maintenance machinery ; Improve cooperation and communication Personnel and training.