EVENT WRAP UP: Innovation workshop 2014

EVENT WRAP UP: Innovation workshop 2014

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.

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EVENT WRAP UP: Innovation workshop 2013

EVENT WRAP UP: Innovation workshop 2013

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:

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EVENT WRAP UP: iRAP Asia Pacific workshop 2013

EVENT WRAP UP: iRAP Asia Pacific workshop 2013

The 5th annual iRAP Asia Pacific Workshop will be held on Thursday 4 April, 2013 in Manila.

As in previous years, the workshop will be held as part of the GRSP Asia Road Safety Seminar (2-3 April, 2013). The 2012 event brought together hundreds of people from more than 20 countries.

iRAP workshop participants will include road authority engineers, policy makers, automobile association staff, researchers and consultants. People will have the opportunity to:

  • share their experiences in undertaking iRAP assessments
  • learn about the latest iRAP model and software developments (http://vida.irap.org
  • find out about our the online training platform, RAPcapacity (http://capacity.irap.org
  • hear about innovative data collection and analysis techniques
  • get the latest information on infrastructure safety techniques.

For more information, visit www.grspasia.org or email greg.smith@irap.org

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