Information Provision

Research results and domestic/international information on highways are provided in order that they be shared and used widely throughout society.

Monthly Journal: Expressways and Automobiles

The Expressways and Automobiles discusses various issues pertaining to expressways and automobiles.

"Prize of Excellent Paper on Road and Transportation"

With the aim of supporting up-and-coming researchers and promoting research by practitioners in the field of roads and transportation, weaward the "Prize of Excellent Paper on Road and Transportation" in two categories, economics and engineering, for the best research papers published in Expressways and Automobiles.

Publication of research results, etc.

The foundation sells research reports and expressway-related books.

Viewing of research reports and relevant materials

We provide a service allowing for viewing of the foundation's collected materials, including research reports, expressway-related books and information from around the world.

Aggregation and provision of global road-related information

The foundation translates and publicizes available data from journals, reports, websites, and other sources published by foreign road-related institutions that would be useful to Japanese road operations, as well as international road-related data collected through research activities.

Hosting of seminars

The foundation hosts lectures by experts with rich experience and/or academic standing, government officials and expressways officials, experts from private companies, and others. These experts lecture on domestic and international current-day topics pertaining to expressways.

Holding of Presentation meetings

The foundation holds a meeting for presenting research results to widely publicize and promote the utilization of our own research results, findings conducted in research grant, and other topics.

Exchange with international road organizations

The foundation is a member of international road organizations and participant in the international conferences, We engage in information-exchange as well as technical and interpersonal exchange with other organizations. We collect information and data for our research, and we report the international conferences in which we participate.