Roads play an important role as an infrastructure for supporting social and economic activities. The Road Division aims to maintain and develop dynamism and international competitiveness, realize sustainable rural areas, form a society that is spiritually rich and where daily life can be maintained without inconvenience, and maintain and expand social and economic activities, all through roads. With such aims in mind, we conduct surveys and research related to construction and effective (smart) use of main road networks and formation of living and road spaces that take a diverse range of users into consideration, and disseminate research results by reflecting them in relevant technical standards and through means such as technical guidance and publicity.
We are conducting research to develop measures of advanced and efficient road traffic survey that are carried out to understand road traffic conditions.Click here for details +
In order to realize initiatives for the effective use of roads, we are conducting research on methods for analyzing road traffic issues and the effectiveness of countermeasures using road traffic data such as ETC 2.0 probe information.Click here for details +
In addition to studying road geometry, which supports the planning and design of safe, smooth, and comfortable roads, we are also conducting research while paying close attention to changes in the conditions surrounding roads.Click here for details +
We are conducting research on methods for quantifying and calculating the various stock effects of roads (effects obtained continuously over the medium to long term through the functioning of developed social infrastructure).Click here for details +