International Road Assessment Programme

Our vision is for a world free of high-risk roads

Saving lives and preventing serious injuries on the world’s roads is what iRAP (the International Road Assessment Programme) is all about. With 1.35 million deaths and 30-50,000,000 injuries every year, we need urgent action now to deliver safer roads for all road users.

Mobilising Private Capital for Road Safety – Expressions of Interest invited by 19 August

As the iRAP Business Case for Safer Roads highlights the return on investment for improving road infrastructure safety to the 3-star or better global standard is at least $8 for every $1 invested.  iRAP has been actively shaping the Impact Investment market for road...

Free Recorded Webinar – Establishing & Developing an iRAP Programme in Your Country

iRAP is the umbrella organisation for nine regional Road Assessment Programmes (RAP) including EuroRAP, ChinaRAP, IndiaRAP, AusRAP, KiwiRAP, usRAP, BrazilRAP, ThaiRAP and South Africa RAP. Locally owned and led, self-sustaining national and regional RAP programmes are...

Free Recorded Webinar – Planning & Procuring an iRAP Project

This learn-at-your-own-pace webinar is for road authorities or personnel in any other organisation wanting to plan, organise and execute an iRAP assessment or other iRAP-related project. It will cover the project planning process, including developing a Terms of...

Introduction to iRAP – free online course

This one-hour online course summarizes the global road safety context, who iRAP is and what we do, and how to use the ViDA Star Rating Demonstrator. Take the training at your own pace. The certificate is included upon assignment completion and is available in Spanish....

SR4S newsletter now available – July 2020 Edition

The latest Star Rating for Schools newsletter is out now – read some great stories of how SR4S Lead Partners are engaging partners and leading safer infrastructures around the world. This edition features: Reshaping spaces for pedestrians now and after COVID-19...

Protecting Lives and Livelihoods: Imagine a response to road safety like COVID-19

iRAP's CEO Rob McInerney was recently asked to share a personal perspective on COVID19 and road safety for the Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) weekly newsletter  Read the full response in the ACRS newsletter here Here are some excerpts from Rob's...

iRAP participates in PIARC Webinar – Impact of the COVID19 crisis on road safety

15 July 2020: iRAP’s CEO Rob McInerney joined the most recent PIARC COVID19 webinar as a presenter. Watch the full recorded webinar here (or click on the video below)Rob specifically discussed the COVID19 stimulus to save lives, including: Protecting lives and...

3-star or better road policy targets discussed in Thai Parliament

Earlier in the month, Mr Nikorn Chamnong, Chairman of the People Safety Foundation, Director of Chartthaipattana Party and Member of The House of Representative of Thailand spoke in Thai Parliament about iRAP and the 3-star-road policy goals in Thailand during a...

Invitation to UNRSC Webinar: The Ten-Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure

We are pleased to announce a new free webinar in September - UNRSC Webinar: The Ten-Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure. Date: 9 September 2020Time: 14.00 - 15.30 CEST (Geneva time) Equivalent time zones: 8.00 - 9.30 EDT (Washington DC time) 9.00 - 10.30 BRT...

NEW Star Rating for Schools Case Study: Tehran & Mashhad, Iran

SR4S CASE STUDY: TEHRAN & MASHHAD, IRAN Improved Pedestrian Facilities at Shohada, Imam Ali and Azmoodeh Primary School 8 schools assessed, 3 upgraded, leading to a safety jump from 1-star to 4- and 5-stars and a safer journey for students In 2019, Road Safety...

NEW Webinar – How to achieve a star rating target: advanced investment planning in ViDA

How to achieve a star rating target: advanced investment planning in ViDA - two part webinar coming in August Dates: 4 and 6 August at 5pm AESTDuration of each session: 70 to 90 minutes.Prerequisite: Completion of Star Rating Essentials coursePreferred: Completion of...

Self-paced training: Building Your Coding Skills 2-part video series

ENROL NOW – The series is now available as an online video series , where participants can learn at their own pace. You can register here to participate The United Nations (UN) have adopted targets that include Star Ratings. iRAP assessments are an internationally...

Pavesys and IFC ensure iRAP methodology is used as a road safety KPI across new Brazilian concessions

June 2020: Pavesys presented on how the iRAP methodology will be incorporated as a metric to measure the level of road safety along the Piracicaba-Panorama (PiPa) road concession over the next 30 years. This concession is the first in Brazil to include the iRAP global...

Self-paced training: iRAP’s Star Rating for Designs 4-part video series

ENROL NOW – The series is now available as an online video series , where participants can learn at their own pace. You can register here to participate The SR4D tool empowers designers and road engineers to assess the road safety of a design and improve its safety...

Self-paced training: iRAP Star Rating Essentials 5-part video series

ENROL NOW – The series is now available as an online video series , where participants can learn at their own pace. You can register here to participate Get the essentials for STAR RATING roads and designs for safety  The United Nations (UN) have adopted targets that...

Tech announcement: Attribute maps are now live on ViDA

Road Attribute maps are now live and available on ViDA The Road Attribute Maps provide a quick way to review categories of an attribute, to see how they vary across a network, and also provide a good way to review the quality of the coding data. The key points for the...

iRAP Peter Kissinger Memorial Award 2020 winner announced.

The iRAP Peter Kissinger Memorial Award honours the great road safety work by Peter Kissinger. In recognition of his great contribution to iRAP, the Peter Kissinger Memorial Award is awarded to the iRAP Staff Member who most emulates the iRAP values and spirit that...

COVID-19 Impact: Implementing a Life-Saving Stimulus for Liveable Communities

Sustainable Transport investment to save lives and create jobs A recent iRAP paper outlines how investment in sustainable transport will provide a legacy of liveable cities and communities for the future. It covers the current Sustainable Transport Challenge, and how...

Featured supplier: NCTech now have an iRAP accredited inspection system status

NCTech have recently attained iRAP accreditation of their inspection system. Based in the UK, NCTech is a tech-enabled big data business that captures georeferenced high resolution 360 degree imagery and LiDAR data around the world. Their mobile mapping system allows...

iRAP Global Policy Advisory Committee brings high level agencies together to maximise lives saved worldwide

iRAP has launched a Global Policy Advisory Committee (GPAC) comprising high level transport, development bank and road safety agencies to maximise lives saved on roads worldwide. The GPAC membership includes World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Resources...

EBRD USD$600m loan advances Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Corridor Vc Motorway

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s economic integration of the Western Balkans and the rest of Europe is taking an important step forward thanks to an EBRD USD$600 million loan for the construction of the Corridor Vc Motorway. The development of Corridor Vc is a strategic...

iRAP Assessment informs a USD$300 million World Bank-funded NOA Development in Argentina

Image Credit (above & right): Revista Vial (Road Magazine) The USD$300 million World Bank-funded Northwest Road Corridor Development (NOA), informed by an iRAP assessment, has a 3-star or better design condition and is part of a larger project that will help to...

World Bank’s GRSF releases a year at a glance report

The World Bank's Global Road Safety Facility has released 'A year of successes influencing the global road safety agenda'  Fiscal year 2020 (July 2019 to June 2020) has been an extraordinarily successful year of growth and delivery for the World Bank's Global Road...

Final project planning underway on Tasmania’s Midland Highway as part of an upgrade to minimum 3-star AusRAP safety rating

The Midland Highway Final Stages will deliver safety upgrades to the remaining five sections of the Midland Highway, totalling around 54 kilometres in length. This is a vital road network and freight corridor, and these major upgrades will provide a safer and more...

Project SLAIN News: Collaborative partnership of Anditi, TomTom, Tutela and Factual Consulting wins tender to assess roads for CAV readiness

June 2020: Anditi, TomTom, Tutela and Factual Consulting have won the SLAIN Project tender to assess roads as to their readiness for connected and automated vehicles (CAVs). EuroRAP is the lead partner of Project SLAIN (Saving Lives Assessing and Improving TEN-T road...

International Road Assessment Programme: Supporting 3-star or better journeys for all road users.

 

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