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04 April 2015
Road markings: searching for examples of GPP criteria

In the framework of our activities on the development of Green Public Procurement (GPP) criteria for the EU region, we are looking for examples of environmental criteria used in procurement processes for road markings. Examples of tenders or criteria (from any part of the world) and related verification procedure would be very helpful to assist in the EU GPP criteria development process.

If you have any information or example to share, please address it to: membership@irfnet.ch


20 March 2015
IRF Road Safety Challenge for Africa - Press coverage


16 December 2014
IRF & TARA Annual Roads Convention proves a great success

More than 150 professionals attended this year the Tanzania Annual Road Convention. Supported by IRF Geneva since years, the event has now become a must attend event in Tanzania and in the entire region.

16 December 2014
President of FIA guest of IRF Geneva Board Meeting in Chengdu

The IRF Geneva Board of Directors met in Chengdu, China in the margins of the Michelin Challenge Bibendum. The meeting was an occasion to tighten up relations with IRF Chinese members and to welcome the President of FIA for an exchange of views on action needed to boost international effort on Road Safety.

16 December 2014
UNRSC Group meets in Geneva to discuss preparation for the Global Road Safety Week

The Road Safety community met in Geneva in October for the autumn meeting of the UNRSC. IRF - represented by Susanna Zammataro - introduced the concept of the IRF Road Safety Challenge during the plenary meeting.

16 December 2014
Green and healthy urban mobility: the role of urban and spatial planning

Hosted by the WHO in Geneva, the 2014 Symposium of the Pan-European Programme on Transport, Health and Environment (THE PEP) focused on urban mobility. IRF was present and shared the conclusions of the debate held in Chengdu, China.

16 December 2014
Measuring ITS Policy through KPIs – IRF Webinar on 18 December

The IRF ITS Policy Committee is committed to enhancing policy frameworks that support and accommodate a swift rollout of ITS solutions. The Policy Committee is currently looking into indicators to measure and compare these enabling policy frameworks. The IRF webinar scheduled on 18 December 2014 will look into what options and models are available to do so.

15 December 2014
IRF Road Safety Challenge for Africa : 11 & 12 March Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Organised in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport of Ethiopia and in the premises of the African Union, this international conference and Road Safety Challenge aims at encouraging concrete, measurable implementation of the Decade of Action Plan. 

15 December 2014
Building Happy Cities. Meeting the Challenges of Urban Mobility

Building the future today was the theme of the 2014 Michelin Challenge Bibendum which took place in Chengdu, China on 11-16 November 2014. IRF was present with a side event “Building Happy Cities – Meeting the Challenge of Urban Mobility” organized jointly with the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA).

15 December 2014
COP 20 Lima: IRF Greening the Road to Paris

Negotiations just concluded at COP 20 in Lima represent an important step on the "Road to Paris" (COP 21), where a new global climate agreement will be negotiated. IRF Geneva reiterates its commitment towards making sustainable transport a reality by releasing three new Case Studies providing tangible, pragmatic solutions. It’s our contribution to the global effort aiming at tracking the sustainability of the transport sector.

01 October 2014
The IRF World Road Statistics 2014: ready to go!


01 October 2014
The 5th IRF/SARF Regional Conference for Africa proves great success


30 September 2014
IRF and Roads Australia to host major Regional Conference in Sydney Call for abstracts open!


30 September 2014
ADB Transport Forum 2014 – IRF reinforces collaborations in the region


30 September 2014
Financing transport infrastructure: IRF speaking at UNECE workshop


30 September 2014
IRF shares ITS Education survey results in webinar


30 September 2014
IRF Road Safety Group of Experts meets in South Africa


19 September 2014
New Partnership Creates Holistic Approach in Road Safety

Fleet Forum and the International Road Federation, Geneva Programme Centre have teamed up to contribute to safer roads throughout the world. The three-year partnership, Fleet Excellence Training Programme is built around a holistic approach that brings together a broad range of organizations that use the roads - from private companies and various humanitarian groups to road users and fleet managers.

02 July 2014
IRF supports the 7th Africa Transportation Technology Transfer (T2) Conference. The call for papers is now open!

Guided by the Zimbabwe new economic blue-print, ZIMASSET, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development in Zimbabwe in collaboration with IRF, the Association of Southern African National Road Agencies (ASANRA) and other stakeholders in the transport sector is organizing the 7th Africa Transportation Technology Transfer (T2) Conference.

02 July 2014
Greener Asphalt Roads EDGAR Project

Carried out by four well-known research organizations, and financed by CEDR, this two year project aims at inventorying and assessing “green techniques” in road construction. IRF supports this project as a member of the Advisory Group.

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