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Working group on longer and heavier vehicles (LHVs) in Belgium

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This working group was formed by BRRC in 2005, at the request of the authorities in charge of managing road infrastructure in Belgium. It gathers representatives form the three regions (SPW, Bruxelles-Mobilité, MOW), the FPS Mobility and Transport, and a few research organizations (ILTB, BRSI, BRRC).


Corporate travel plan

As a company with over one hundred employees, BRRC is legally required to respond every second year to a federal survey on the daily home-to-work/work-to-home commuting habits of its entire staff. Beyond this legal obligation, as part of a sustainable management policy for both home-to-work/work-to-home commuting and business travel BRRC has developed a corporate travel plan (CTP) for each of its three offices (Sterrebeek, Wavre, and Woluwe).
In addition to the “sustainability” objective that is the leading principle for the 21st century, this plan addresses more general objectives such as reducing travel costs, improving the quality and safety of daily travel, etc.
Through this effort, the Mobility – Safety – Road Management Division has gained expertise of the various tools and methodologies required for the implementation of a CTP. This experience is now put at the disposal of companies willing to implement such a plan.

Less disruption and annoyance during road works

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Road works are a virtually inevitable source of disruption for traffic and annoyance for roadside residents. This issue deserves full attention in road construction. By acting on the right factors it is actually possible to abate disruption and annoyance. As an impartial knowledge centre, BRRC actively participates in various research projects in this topical subject area.

Dynamic mobility and safety management for the installation of variable message signs in the Brussels Capital Region

The Mobility – Safety – Road Management Division worked together with engineering firm EGIS in a preliminary study on dynamic mobility and safety management for the installation of variable message signs (VMS) in the Brussels Capital Region. VMS can be used for real-time dissemination of information to road users. Motorists can use this information to change their behaviour or routes.

INSIGN – Vade mecum for the directional signing of industrial estates

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Drivers are losing time and are sometimes travelling useless kilometres because the directional signing to and within industrial estates is not optimized. The INSIGN project reflected on this problem from the angle of mobility. Emphasis in this project was on the signposting of the estates themselves.