A virtual summit of global road mobility thought-leaders and innovators begins today at the invitation of the International Road Federation (IRF).
Infrastructure investment is likely to receive new attention as a means of recovering from the COVID related economic recession and a way of stimulating a jobs recovery. Economic activity during this pandemic has fallen even more precipitously than it did in the crash of 1929.
Her Excellency Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management has been nominated to receive the International Road Federation's highest individual recognition.
The International Road Federation (IRF Global) and Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) invite surface transportation specialists to submit contributions to the scientific program of the 18th IRF World Meeting & Exhibition.
Prior to the pandemic, one of the hottest topics in our industry was the potential for automated vehicles to increase safety and mobility while decreasing congestion.
A message from IRF President & CEO C. Patrick Sankey outlining IRF Global's plans to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and to continue delivering value to IRF members & partners.
Let’s start working immediately for the maximum diffusion of technology and ITS in the post-crisis.
Transportation in the U.S. after COVID-19: A bold vision of research and investment in the transportation systems of the future.
Beginning in April 2020, IRF is launching a “Safe Roads by Design” Professional Credential, designed as a companion initiative to the IRF Global Road Safety Audit Team Leader Credential. Available exclusively online, the new Credential offers a pathway for individuals seeking recognition of their knowledge and experience of safe road design & management practices.
IRF's program of international conferences in 2020 includes landmark events in Accra (Ghana), Montego Bay (Jamaica), Bali (Indonesia), and Houston (USA). Each event represents a valuable opportunity to share applied knowledge by submitting an abstract or academic paper.
When the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) embarked on a talent development initiative for its Emirati staff, it turned to the International Road Federation to deliver a comprehensive knowledge transfer program covering a wide spectrum of operational areas.
The 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety concluded in Stockholm, Sweden today with a renewed call by policy makers and road safety stakeholders representing over 100 countries to cut fatal traffic injuries by 50% within the next decade.
The Jakarta, Indonesia JORR W2 Toll Road project is the result of research and development of a novel and unique reacted and activated rubber dry powder (RARX) consisting of chemically prepared granulates of scrap tire crumb rubber.
The IRF Committee on Road Safety has released a new policy statement calling for road authorities accept the responsibility to set stringent safety requirements for contractors involved in maintenance works on roads open to traffic, and independently verify that these requirements are met.
Farinoush Sharifi, a Ph.D. student in Transportation Engineering at Texas A&M University, recounts her recent experience with the IRF Road Scholar Program, an annual leadership & orientation program to prepare transportation students for future leadership positions within the industry.