IRF News

The IRF Africa Board discusses priorities for Africa

Meeting on 15 June via video conference, the IRF Africa Board took stock of the impact that Covid-19 has had on the transport sector in Africa and discussed priorities going forward. Opening up the meeting, IRF President, Bill Halkias stressed ...
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IRF World Road Statistics: a unique opportunity to profile

Every year since 1964, the International Road Federation (Geneva) has been publishing the World Road Statistics (WRS), the most complete and authoritative source of data for the road sector. The WRS are produced by conducting an annual survey with primary ...
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Successful digital edition of Movin’On

Movin’On from Michelin achieved the goal of bringing together and on-line thousands of people to maintain the innovation momentum that the annual Summit creates, to reconnect with the year-round work on the future of mobility, and to honour the brightest ...
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BRITA appoints its Board & Technical Committees

The Belt and Road International Transport Alliance (BRITA) 2020 virtual board meeting was held on 9th June announcing the formal establishment of its Strategic Advisory Committee, Board of Directors, Technical Committees, and Secretariat. As Board member, IRF (Geneva) will be ...
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New Webinar: Transportation Management Center Performance Dashboards

July 21, 2020 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT The TMC PFS and FHWA jointly sponsored the development of the TMC Performance Dashboard technical report.  This report highlights issues to consider and successful practices to support agencies planning, designing, ...
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UNRSC meets to discuss road safety advocacy at the time of Covid-19

The UN Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) was due to hold its April meeting in New York, back-to-back with a UN General Assembly meeting where Member States were expected to ratify the 2030 extension to SDG target 3.6 to reduce road ...
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IRF General Assembly elects three new members to the Board of Directors

The General Assembly of the International Road Federation (IRF) in Geneva has unanimously elected three new members to the Board of Directors : Mr. Hamdi AYDIN, Board Member, at the Turkish Road Association, Mr. Slobodan BASURIC, Technical Director at PE ...
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IRF launches new Committee on Connected and Autonomous Mobility

On Thursday, 23 April 2020, the International Road Federation (IRF) in Geneva hosted a public online workshop on "Unleashing Road Infrastructure Potential for Cooperative, Connected and Automated Mobility (CCAM)." Attended by hundreds of participants from all parts of the world ...
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Designing Roads for Safety

IRF President Bill Halkias joined other notable speakers such as Joy Kabatsi Kafura, State Minister of Transport of Uganda for a panel discussion on “Designing Roads for Safety” hosted in the official programme of the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference, Stockholm ...
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SUM4ALL kicks off 5 new workstreams

The annual consortium meeting held in Washington DC offered the opportunity to review achievements made in 2019 and kick off the work of five new workstreams. High-level executives from the private sector where also invited to share their experience and ...
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