International Road Federation

The International Road Federation is a global not-for-profit organization, headquartered in Washington, DC since 1948 and supported by regional offices throughout the world. The IRF serves a network of public and private sector members in more than 70 countries by providing world-class knowledge resources, advocacy services, and continuing education programs which together offer a global marketplace for best practices and industry solutions.

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Congresses & Conferences

1st IRF Mesoamerica Regional Congress

Mexico City, Mexico
Sep 11 – 13, 2018

European Road Conference

Dubrovnik, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)
Oct 22 – 24, 2018

IRF Global R2T Conference

Las Vegas, USA
Nov 7 – 9, 2018

Executive Seminars

Safer Roads by Design: Engineering Solutions

Alexandria, USA
Aug 27 – 31, 2018

Performance-Based Contracts Executive Seminar

Orlando, USA
Oct 21 – 31, 2018

Safer Roads by Design: Engineering Solutions

Alexandria, USA
Dec 3 – 7, 2018

Workshops and Certified Training

PPPs in the Road Sector (APMG Certified)

Alexandria, USA
Oct 1 – 5, 2018

Managing Road Infrastructure Assets

Alexandria, USA
Oct 23 – 26, 2018

PPPs in the Road Sector (APMG Certified)

Alexandria, USA
Feb 4 – 8, 2019

PPPs in the Road Sector (APMG Certified)

Amsterdam, NL
Apr 8 – 12, 2019

PPPs in the Road Sector (APMG Certified)

Alexandria, USA
Sep 16 – 20, 2019

Latest News

“A valuable encouragement for women entering the engineering profession” August 9, 2018 - Iris Wink is the first female road safety professional to receive an IRF Global Credential for Road Safety Audit Team ... Read More

PPPs: The Key to Bridging the Road Investment Gap! July 16, 2018 - There remains a very large gap between the world’s infrastructure needs, and the public sector’s ability to procure commensurate funding, ... Read More

A Better Road to the Future July 1, 2018 - A report jointly released today by the International Road Federation (IRF Global) and McKinsey & Company will help transport decision-makers ... Read More

70th IRF Global General Assembly June 3, 2018 - Against a backdrop of fast-paced change and innovation within our industry, IRF Global has continued to expand our programs and ... Read More

Industry News

Transforming Taiwan’s toll roads: an interview with FETC’s Douglas Hsu and YC Chang - Taiwan was the first country in the world to shift all 926 kilometres of its freeways from flat-rate tolling to ... Read More
3M to Support United Nations Road Safety Initiative - 3M has pledged support as a founding donor to a newly established United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund.
The Road Zipper has eliminated head-on collisions on the Golden Gate Bridge - Since the Road Zipper movable barrier system was installed on the Golden Gate Bridge in 2015, there have been no ... Read More
Top Royal business award for Road Safety Support International - IRF Member Road Safety Support International (RSSi) today received a prestigious Royal business award in recognition of the company’s efforts ... Read More
5th International Conference on Road and Rail Infrastructure (CETRA 2018) - Held in Zadar (Croatia) on May 17-19, 2018, CETRA 2018 aims to provide a forum for dialogue on important issues ... Read More

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