Photo Credit: Natalie Draisin, FIA Foundation 2019 The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting was held from the 13 – 17 January 2019 in Washington DC. The spotlight theme for the 2019 meet was: Transportation for Smart, Sustainable and...read more
The International Road Federation (IRF) Global Training Institute is hosting an 'Engineering Solutions to Implement iRAP Surveys' Training Course from 4 - 8 March 2019 (Washington DC,USA). Preventive risk mapping is an effective instrument to help road...read more
Summary The Vision Zero and Innovation Workshop was held 28-29 November 2018 at the Enrique V. Iglesias Auditorium, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington DC. Hosted by iRAP, the IDB and the World Resources Institute Ross Center for...read more
Project RADAR – Risk Assessment on Danube Area Roads – was part of the 4th International Stakeholder Conference called ‘The Danube Region Transport Days 2018’, which was held on December 4 and 5, 2018, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. During the 2-day conference, project RADAR...read more
Couldn't make it to Washington DC this week for iRAP's Vision Zero and Innovation Workshop? Don't worry... you can catch all the action by webcast! The Workshop will occur on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 November at the times listed below (Washington DC - US Eastern...read more
Get the essentials for STAR RATING roads and designs for safety - webinar series iRAP Star Ratings are an internationally-recognised, evidence-based approach to measuring the level of safety that is ‘built in’ to a road for vehicle occupants,...read more
EuroRAP Chairman Ferry Smith opened proceedings at the EuroRAP General Assembly in Rotterdam (12-14 June), drawing attention to keynote speeches from European Commission and the European Car Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA). He spoke about road safety in...read more
Summary Hosted by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and organised by the China Highway & Transportation Society (CHTS), the World Transport Convention (WTC) 2018 was held at the China National Convention Centre, Beijing from 18 -...read more
The International Child Road Safety Forum (FISEVI) 2018 was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina last week. The event attracted 400 road safety stakeholders from governments, international agencies, law enforcement, civil and traffic engineers, health and...read more
Summary The Road Safety on Five Continents (RS5C) conference was held on 16-18 May 2018 on Jeju Island, South Korea. The conference was organised by VTI in close cooperation with Korea Transportation Safety Authority (KOTSA) and Ministry of Land,...read more
Summary iRAP played a lead role at the 2018 International Transport Forum Summit (ITF2018), held 23-25 May in Leipzig, Germany. With this year's theme of "Transport Safety and Security", the annual summit is the world’s largest gathering of transport ministers and the...read more
On Tuesday 19 December, the Secretariat of Mobility in Bogotá, Colombia launched the implementation of iRAP’s countermeasures on 80th Street, as part of the BIGRS work. We announced and explained the road safety interventions for vulnerable users implemented on...read more
Summary The Road Safety in Asia workshop 2017 was held 22-23 August at the Heritage Hotel, Manila in the Phillippines. It was hosted by iRAP and the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP), for the 10th year in Asia. The World Health Organisation's Save...read more
Summary The iRAP Innovation 2017 Workshop was held 8-10 November at the Automotive Campus in Helmond, Netherlands. Hosted by EuroRAP and the Royal Dutch Automobile Club (ANWB), with support from the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA),...read more
Summary The UN Sustainable Development Goals have set the challenge to halve road deaths and injuries by 2020 (Goal 3.6). They have also set the challenge for safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all (Goal 11.2) and they have...read more
Summary The United Nations has included a road safety target in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. Our challenge will be to provide the catalyst and capacity to make the target of reducing road deaths to less than 600,000 per year achievable. We...read more
Among the world’s best in road infrastructure safety gathered recently at ARRB’s headquarters in Melbourne, Australia for iRAP’s third Innovation Workshop.
The Workshop was hosted by AusRAP leaders AAA, RACV and ARRB with support from TAC and VicRoads. The Innovation Workshop is a platform for those using iRAP tools and those involved in road infrastructure safety more broadly to transfer their know-how quickly to each other through mutual support and friendly competition.
A collection of 32 presentations from the workshop covers topics such as Star Ratings of roads before-and-after upgrades, targeted road maintenance to improve safety and mobile phone probe data for traffic speed measurements. Participants also had the opportunity to take a tour of recent safety improvements made to the Maroondah Highway.read more
This two and a half day forum aimed at transferring good international practices in urban transport to decision makers in a select number of Chinese cities and provinces where World Bank and Asian Development Bank projects are underway. Improving road...read more
Among the world’s best in road infrastructure safety gathered recently at the World Bank in Washington for iRAP’s second Innovation Workshop. The Workshop was hosted by usRAP partners AAA FTS and MRIGlobal.
The Innovation Workshop is a platform for those using iRAP tools and those involved in road infrastructure safety more broadly to transfer their know-how quickly to each other through mutual support and friendly competition.
This Workshop captured the enormous scale of effort being made in policy development, technical application and research around the world. As just some examples:read more