2004 - Vol.11 No.1
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- New Zealand Performance Specifications for Design and Construction of Unbound Granular Pavements
- Willingness of Drivers to Pay for Transport Information in Malaysia
- A Case Study of Network and Accelerated Pavement Testing in Korea
- 6th lnternational Conference on Managing Pavements
- Forthcoming Conference
- News Items
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Chairman REAM Technical Committee
This first edition ofthe REAM Journal for 2004 contains three papers. The first paper "New Zealand's Performance Specifications for Design and Construction of Unbound Granular Pavements", was prepared by Bryan Pidwerbesky, Fulton Hogan Ltd, and David Alabaster, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. This paper won the REAAA New Zealand Chapter's best Technical Paper Award for 2003 for 'the practical application of research'. The competition is again being run in 2004 and detais are contained in this issue.
The second paper, "Willingness of Drivers to Pay for Transport Information in Malaysia", by Chow Yih Woei and Ravi Shankar of IKRAM College, Malaysia, and Dadang Mohamad Ma'soem, from the Universiti Putra, Malaysia, describes a study which involved the evaluation of various lntegrated Transport Information Systems and the willingness of both private vehicle users and public transport users to pay for this information. This paper is the first to be refereed in line with the procedures outlined in the 2003 lssue of the Journal.
The third paper was prepared by David Anderson, the CEO of Victoria's State Road Authority, VicRoads. The paper presents details of the operation of VicRoads and the steps that it has taken to provide convenient and cost-effective services to lts customers.
The Hanyang Unlversity Accelerated Pavement Tester (HAPT) is the first full-scale accelerated pavement tester developed in Korea and it has already been successfully used in various research projects. Details of the device are presented ln a shoft article prepared by Young Chan Suh, Hanyang University, and Hee Mun Park ofthe Korea Institute of Construct on Technology.
A new addition to the Journal this year is details of forthcoming Conference, both inside and outside the region, which may be of interest to readers. In all cases, contact details (including generally a Webpage address) are provided to allow readers to seek further information if they so desire. One Conference highlighted in this issue is the 6th International Conference on Managing Pavements, which will be held from 19 - 24 October 2004 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhlbitlon Centre, Brisbane, Australia. The International Pavement Management Conferences held over the last ten years have recognised in their themes the importance of institutional issues and sustainability, as wel as the importance of innovation in technical capabilities and practices. A series of pre-Conference Workshops and an "investment challenge" are to be held as part of the program. Readers are referred both to the article in this issue of the Journa and the website for further details.
Another innovatlon is a series of "news items". In this issue, details of the proposed REAAA Mino Roadshow are announced, together wlth details of the New Zealand Chapter 'Technical Paper Award' competition. A serles of short articles outlining the results of recent research are also presented. All Chapters are actively encouraged to submit items of interest for publication in future editions of the Journal. Members representing organisations involved in applled research and development are also invited to submlt news items of this type
The Editorial Board is actively seeking papers for publication in the Journal, together with general news items and details of forthcoming Conferences. The revised membership of the Editorial Panel is given below.
| Mr. Gyeong-Hag Choi|
Manager of Research Planning Team
Highway & Transportatian Technology lnsitute
Korea Highway Corporation
San 28-1, Sancheok-ri, Dongtan-myeon
Hwaseong-si Gyeonggi-do KOREA
E-mail : [email protected]
|| Dr. Bryan Pidwerbesky|
Fulton Hogan Ltd
PO Box 39 185
Christchurch NEW ZEALAND
E-mail: [email protected]
| Mr. Leiataua lsikuki Punivalu
Director General Works
Ministry of Works, Samoa
Private Mail Bag Apia SAMOA
E-mail : [email protected]