IRF News

Launch of the project CRISPS – Climate resilient sustainable road pavement surfacings

One or several simultaneous changes in the climate conditions, e.g. hotter seasons, extreme precipitation events, increasing severe storms and sea level rise could severely affect roads in LICs. Missing to appreciate such an impact in future road design, maintenance and ...
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COVID-19 Response & Recovery: the IRF at work on two HVT Projects

Earlier this year, the COVID-19 Response & Recovery Transport Research Fund was established by the Research for Community Access Partnership (ReCAP) and the High Volume Transport Applied Research Programme (HVT) as part of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID ...
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UNRSC meets to discuss new UN Road Safety resolution and World Day of Remembrance

More than 100 participants joined the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) virtual meeting held on 24 September to debate way forward after the approval of the new UN resolution on  Improving Global Road Safety declaring a Second Decade of Action. Preparation ...
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Sustainability Trends for 2020 and beyond 

Covid-19 came as an earthquake to shake business models so that they become more resilient, more sustainable. IRF and the Sustainability Academy are committed to play their part in this transition by offering affordable and specialized training on the key ...
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Implementation of the Asia-Pacific Road Safety Observatory (APRSO): next steps

IRF joined representatives of Asian-Pacific governments, international road safety experts, key stakeholders, donors and other groups on 26 August for an on-line discussion on to plan next steps for the implementation of the Asia-Pacific Road Safety Observatory (APRSO). Witnessing a ...
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World Road Statistics 2020 & IRF Data Warehouse – OUT NOW!

The 57th edition of the annual World Road Statistics (WRS) has now been released. The  WRS 2020 edition  includes updated road and transport-sector related data and indicators for the period 2013 to 2018 and covers over 200 countries and 100+ ...
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Data Sharing for urban mobility

The International Road Federation (Geneva) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) are co-leading a new work stream on data sharing within the Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) initiative led by the World Bank. This new piece of ...
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UNRSC on-line plenary meeting

The United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) group continues the series of on-line meetings to prepare action for furthering the road safety agenda. On the plenary hosted on 30th June, Total Foundation and Panos Mylonas – two IRF Members – ...
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IRF’s input to the EIB’s Roadmap 2021-2025

In November 2019, the EIB’s Board of Directors approved a new level of ambition for the EIB towards climate action and environmental sustainability.The EIB now needs to turn this ambition into reality and is consulting key stakeholders to accompany it ...
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SuM4All receives prestigious 2020 World Bank Award

Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) received the prestigious Vice Presidency Award as one of the most outstanding activities in the World Bank’s Infrastructure Group in 2020. The award, normally granted to Bank-financed projects and knowledge work, specifically recognizes the coalition’s ...
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