IRF News

IRF launches new Knowledge repository on COVID-19 and Transport

A new, comprehensive knowledge resource centre on COVID-19 and Transport was launched yesterday by the International Road Federation (IRF) thanks to a grant from the COVID-19 Response & Recovery Transport Research Fund (2020) managed by the High Volume Transport Applied ...
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Data Sharing for Sustainable Mobility

Led by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) and the International Road Federation (IRF), in the framework of the Sustainable Mobility For All initiative (SuM4All), a group of experts has developed a policy framework and actionable guidance to support policymaking on data-sharing for sustainable urban mobility. A ...
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New IRF Young Professionals Leadership Team

A new leadership team for the IRF Young Professionals (YP) will be working closely with the IRF for the next 24 months (2021-2022). The team is composed of four members from different areas around the globe: three YP Leads including ...
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Dr. Subhamay Gangopadhyay appointed as new IRF India Chapter President

Held on 26th September 2020, the Governing Council of the IRF India Chapter (IC) has elected during its meeting Dr. Subhamay Gangopadhyay to take over as the new President of the IRF IC from Mr. G. Sharan. Mr. G. Sharan, IRF ...
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The IRF takes over management of RECAP Website and Knowledge Library

The Research for Community Access Partnership  (ReCAP) funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has come to an end this month. At the closing event hosted on 14th December, it was announced that the IRF will take ...
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World Day of Remembrance (WDoR) for Road Traffic Victims

On Sunday, 15 November, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the World Day dedicated to remembering road traffic victims and being observed internationally.Established by the United Nations and celebrated every third Sunday in November, WDoR is a major advocacy day ...
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/ IRF News, Road, Traffic, Victims, WDoR

IRF India expresses concern at increased number of fatal road Accidents in the country

The year 2019 has seen an increased number of road accident deaths in the state of Gujarat, in India, which recorded Thirteenth highest number of road deaths in the country.As per latest National Road Accident data released by the Union Ministry of Road Transport ...
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IRF President Halkias addresses WTC 2020

On 8th November 2020, IRF’s President Mr. Bill Halkias, PE, F. ASCE, F. ITE delivered by video an opening speech on one of the most prominent global events of our sector: The World Transport Convention (WTC) 2020 organised by China ...
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Explore the new IRF Data Warehouse!

We invite you to watch our new tutorial video outlining some of the core functionalities of the recently released IRF Data Warehouse. The Data Warehouse featuring the World Road Statistics (WRS) data provides access to updated road and transport-sector related ...
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Multilateral Development Banks step up efforts for Road Safety

On 16 November 2020, Ten Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) signed a high-level joint statement on road safety, under the auspices of the World Health Organization and the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration. The joint statement highlights the MDBs’ aim to ...
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