1 11, 2022

Press Release: Dr. Bill Sowell Elected as Chairman of the International Road Federation (IRF Global)

2022-11-01T17:40:02-04:00November 1, 2022|News, Op-Ed, Press Releases|

The Executive Committee of the International Road Federation (IRF Global) has unanimously elected Dr. William (Bill) Sowell, MBA, PhD to the position of Chairman of IRF Global for a two-year term.

1 11, 2022

Press Release: Randell H. Iwasaki Named 2022 IRF “Man of the Year”

2024-03-23T12:46:56-04:00November 1, 2022|News, Op-Ed, Press Releases|

Randell H. Iwasaki P.E., M. ASCE, an internationally recognized transportation policy-maker and industry leader, has received IRF's highest individual recognition

31 10, 2022

Landmark IRF Event Draws Global Stakeholders to Washington DC

2024-03-23T12:47:41-04:00October 31, 2022|News|

The 2022 IRF Global “Roads to Tomorrow” (R2T) Conference & Exhibition, a 4-day global summit and technology showcase held in Washington D.C. brought together the industry’s leading manufacturers and researchers with top decision makers from federal and local governments and multilateral institutions such as the World Bank. to discuss the role of innovation in tackling pressing infrastructure and mobility challenges.

27 10, 2022

The challenge of our generation. The opportunity of a lifetime.

2024-03-23T12:48:45-04:00October 27, 2022|News, Op-Ed|

In this new opinion piece, Jonathan David, CEO of Uberbinder, details why a sustainable worldview of roadbuilding hinges on more resilient and more recyclable materials for our base binders and for use within existing processes.

19 09, 2022

IRF eLearning Webinars

2024-01-21T16:28:10-05:00September 19, 2022|News|

IRF e-Learning Webinars offer an excellent overview of the international state of the art and regulatory environment across a range of road and transportation topics. They also provide an introduction to the discussion topics and coursework covered in the traditional courses.

18 09, 2022

Complimentary IRF Webinar: Smarter Urban Mobility Pricing

2022-09-19T15:45:12-04:00September 18, 2022|News, Op-Ed|

Brussels’ SmartMove pilot is an ambitious initiative to confront motorized users with smart kilometre charges. Join the architects behind SmartMove on September 22 to explore the implications of this global trend.

17 09, 2022

Complimentary IRF Webinar: Delivering Effective Speed Reduction in Cities

2022-09-19T15:42:32-04:00September 17, 2022|News, Op-Ed|

Designing and enforcing Low Speed Zones in urban areas presents significant potential road safety benefits. Join speed management experts on September 21, 2022 for a roundtable on successful approaches.

13 06, 2022

IRF Caribbean Congress Heralds Strengthened Regional Cooperation

2022-06-13T15:37:11-04:00June 13, 2022|News, Op-Ed|

The 10th IRF Caribbean Regional Congress closed on Friday, June 10 with calls for the immediate formation of a permanent cooperation platform for road and mobility professionals led by the International Road Federation (IRF Global).

1 06, 2022

Vision Zero for the Balkans: IRF Holds Landmark Road Safety Conference

2022-06-01T10:28:41-04:00June 1, 2022|News, Op-Ed|

A landmark regional road safety conference convened by the International Road Federation (IRF) and the Bulgarian Branch Association Road Safety (BBARS) has opened today with a renewed call for cross-border collaboration, institutional capacity strengthening, and investments in life-saving innovations to tackle the road traffic injury crisis that is responsible for 6,500 deaths annually in the region.

19 04, 2022

IRF & XenomatiX Present Next Generation Road Scanning & Survey Systems

2022-05-20T10:26:46-04:00April 19, 2022|News, Op-Ed|

The International Road Federation (IRF Global) has concluded a global benchmarking course on preventive management of road assets with a field overview of next-generation road scanning & survey systems.

18 04, 2022

Road Zipper Featured at IRF Vision Zero Conference

2022-05-16T11:38:37-04:00April 18, 2022|News, Op-Ed|

the Road Zipper System®, provides a smarter, safer and faster way to manage congestion and improve the way people move on the road—today and for the future. This cost-effective, reusable solution uses the Barrier Transfer Machine to lift barriers that can easily reconfigure travel lanes in real time, all while maintaining a secure barrier between lanes.

18 03, 2022

GRAA Winner Profile: World’s Longest Suspension Bridge Opens in Turkey

2022-03-23T09:45:54-04:00March 18, 2022|News, Op-Ed|

The opening of the majestic 1915 Canakkale Bridge on March 18, 2022, well ahead of its initial schedule, hat set new records for Turkey and international bridge engineering. After Istanbul's three bridges over the Bosphorus Strait, Turkey now boasts a fourth bridge connecting Europe and Asia, and the first to span the Dardanelles Strait.

10 02, 2022

IRF Road Scholar Program Fellows Team Up for an Exciting Week of Professional Growth

2022-02-11T11:57:08-05:00February 10, 2022|News, Op-Ed|

Alexander Molano Santiago, IRF Fellow Class of 2021, was one of ten students who either applied or were nominated to participate in the IRF Road Scholar Program which ran January 5-13 in Washington DC. He describes in his own words the profound and lasting impact of the program designed to nurture the next generation of transportation leaders.

10 02, 2022

IRF White Paper on Integrated Asset Management

2022-02-11T11:27:22-05:00February 10, 2022|News, Op-Ed|

According to a new IRF White Paper, an integrated asset management workflow that coordinates maintenance management and structures management functions improves the operational efficiency of all structures-related fieldwork. Asset management systems that successfully integrate these processes provides numerous benefits by meeting the needs of the relevant business units, the agency, and, ultimately, the traveling public.

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