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17 October 2012
IRF @ UNECE workshop on Urban Transport and Mobility

Acting Director General, Susanna Zammataro accompanied by Sevinç Yaman, represented IRF at a high-level workshop on “Urban Transport and Mobility” held at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva. The workshop was convened by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in the context of the 25th Session of its Working Party on Transport Trends and Economics’ (WP.5).

17 October 2012
Measuring Investments in Transport Infrastructure: Manual of Best Practices

A 2nd meeting of the Task Force on Measuring Investments in Transport Infrastructure was organised by the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD in Paris on 10th October. IRF Geneva is actively represented on the task force by its statistics & data specialist, Cristian Gonzalez, who has been invited to contribute a chapter in the manual devoted to economic analysis at micro-level in transport infrastructure.

11 September 2012
IRF to Host a major road safety conference in New Delhi

On 1 and 2 November 2012, the International Road Federation's India Chapter will organize the 7th IRF Regional Conference on Road Safety in Urban and Rural Roads. To be held in New Delhi, the conference aims to share knowledge, raise awareness, and propagate best practices in road safety.

11 September 2012
IRF Promoting Road Safety in Central Asia

On 3 October 2012, the IRF and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe will jointly hold the "Workshop on Road Safety in the SPECA Region". The workshop, to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, aims to promote the international agreements and best practices related to road safety and support the overall implementation of the UN's Decade of Action on Road Safety Action Plan in the SPECA region. Kazakhstan is recognized as a leader in the SPECA region in the field of transport and we are excited to have the opportunity to organize this important event there.

11 September 2012
IRF's Road Safety Group of Experts Moving Forward

Building on the three launch events held in late 2011, the IRF Road Safety Group of Experts held its first formal meeting in March in Amsterdam. On the agenda was a discussion of the Group's terms of reference as well as an examination of potential themes for the working groups established under the Group of Experts. Several notable presentations were made concerning the possible topics for the working groups. In all, over thirty members from twenty countries participated in the meeting.

11 September 2012
IRF to Publish "Guidelines for Road Safety Master Plans"

The first major publication of the Group of Experts is set for release in November. The "Guidelines for Road Safety Master Plans" is a technical resource and guidance document for governments working to implement road safety master plans. It draws on international experience in a number of places and will include case studies from several key international organizations and companies which illustrate the major arguments in the Guidelines.

11 September 2012
New IRF Road Safety Bulletin: Call for Articles

The second IRF Road Safety Bulletin is scheduled for release on December 3. Following up on the initial Road Safety Bulletin in early 2011, this edition is dedicated to four core themes: Engineering Measures for Infrastructure Safety - Road Safety Education & Training for Sector Professionals - Work Zone Safety - Intelligent Transport Systems and Road Safety Enforcement.

11 September 2012
The IRF Road Safety Program More Accessible Than Ever Online

The IRF Road Safety Program can now be found on Social Networks.

01 August 2012
About the IRF Policy Committee ITS

IRF installed its Policy Committee on ITS in 2008, because it was felt that despite a positive track record, ITS still suffered from a lack of both understanding and visibility among politicians, policy makers and the public at large. As a result ITS has not been fully integrated, if at all, in transport policies.

01 August 2012
IRF to launch its IRF Vienna Manifesto on ITS at the World Congress


30 May 2012
UN Road Safety Collaboration reviews progress of the Decade of Action nearly one year after the launch

30 May 2012
IRF members’ voice heard at European DG-MOVE level

30 May 2012
IRF invited to be represented on Indian Roads Congress Council

30 May 2012
IRF supporting EasyWay in enhancing European ITS Deployment Guidelines

30 May 2012
IRF invited to attend the 63rd session of the UNEC Working Party on Transport Statistics

30 May 2012
UNECE Group of Experts on Adaptation: Your input needed!


25 April 2012
First Working Session of the IRF Group of Experts on Road Safety

25 April 2012
Showcase your commitment to Road Safety through prominent IRF publications

25 April 2012
IRF represented at EasyWay Road Map Workshop

25 April 2012
ITS Summit in Cape Town highlights role of ITS as driver for economic growth

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