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Swedish road account - Mälardalen: 1998-2002
Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute.
2004 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [sv]

In 1996, the Swedish National Road Administration (SNRA) began systematically collecting and recording costs associated with new construction, improvements, maintenance and operation of the national road network in a system known as VERA (an acronym for "Verksamhetsuppföljning and resultatanalys" - or, in English, "activity follow-up and results analysis"). Information about traffic and the composition of the infrastructure in terms of road categories and maintenance classes can be obtained from the SNRA Road Data Bank (VDB). VDB's frame of reference is a system of nodes and links that represent the national road network. Conversely, VERA's frame of reference consists of executed objects that can be linked to a geographical site, mainly via a road number and a datum identifying the affected municipality. The purpose of this project has been to create a register of costs, infrastructures, and associated traffic that ties the VERA cost data to the VDB infrastructure and traffic data at the most detailed level possible. We have found that, within the context of national road maintenance, operating areas are currently the smallest well-defined units that can be created. The register is a pilot study and restricted to the operating areas in the area of Mälardalen. This VTI report provides information about data gathering and the recorded data. The purpose of this account is to provide future users of the register with a means of quickly forming an accurate idea of its contents.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Linköping: Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut, 2004.
Series
VTI rapport, ISSN 0347-6030 ; 500A
Keyword [en]
English, Sweden, Road network, Cost, Construction, Repair, Maintenance, Operating costs, Analysis, Data bank, Inventory
National Category
Economics
Research subject
Road: Maintenance; Road: Construction of roads, tunnels and bridges; Road: General works, surveys, comprehensive works, Road: Economics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:vti:diva-6367OAI: oai:DiVA.org:vti-6367DiVA: diva2:675244
Available from: 2013-12-03 Created: 2013-12-03 Last updated: 2014-07-09Bibliographically approved

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