Webinar: Minimum Qualifications for Road Safety Auditors

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This webinar will place particular emphasis on the qualifications of the individuals conducting road safety audits. The ultimate goal is to use locally-drawn expertise to conduct these audits wherever possible. This in turn requires road authorities to have a clear definition detailing who can conduct audits and inspections. Conversely, unqualified personnel could miss obvious safety concerns resulting in an unsafe road. Worse yet, the road authority would be using its limited financial resources to conduct these audits with less than acceptable results.

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Webinar: Delivering Road Programs: How Do Countries Perform?

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This webinar will present what is known about the most frequent causes of program and project inefficiencies, and what steps can boost productivity in the road infrastructure sector. Government agencies wishing to take part in the global benchmarking initiative are particularly encouraged to attend this complimentary webinar.

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Webinar: Forgiving Poles

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About the Webinar Safe Roads have Safe Roadsides Road authorities around the world are developing best practices to reduce the number of fatal and serious injury crashes on roads by making their roads more “forgiving.” A safe roadside includes a safety zone or clear zone that is free of fixed obstacles. This provides a recovery...

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Webinar: PPPs for Electronic Enforcement

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This webinar will introduce an innovative, comprehensive methodology to allow states, provinces and/or cities around the world to effectively and economically utilize state of the art speed and red light cameras to improve the safety of their road network. Moreover, it successfully address constituents concerns regarding the use of these devices as revenue generators and not for road safety improvements. This topic is timely and highly relevant for road and traffic enforcement authorities and road safety advocates around the world.

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Webinar: Making Roads Work for Water

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The webinar will discuss examples from different parts of the world – where road development and water security can be co-optimized. It argues that we need to rethink design and maintenance practices and make a number of modification to make roads working contribute substantially not just to transport but also to the productive environment around them.

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Webinar: ITS Applications for Road Safety

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Global efforts to improve highway safety have generally delivered considerable progress over the last ten years, while safety authorities have set even more aggressive goals for the future. In that light, it is perhaps a good time to take stock of how the latest geographic information systems (GIS) technologies can help these same safety managers be even more effective in identifying high crash locations, and the safety improvements designed to further reduce severe traffic crashes and fatalities.

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Emergency & Incident Management

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From the IRF e-Learning Webinar Series, the International Road Federation is pleased to offer this presentation on Emergency & Incident Management.

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The Traffic Police Integrity Challenge

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From the IRF e-Learning Webinar Series, the International Road Federation is pleased to offer this presentation on improving integrity and road safety.

Pedestrian Safety in the Work Zone

Online Webinar Online, VA

Brought to you by the IRF Road Safety Subcommittee on Work Zones and Temporary Traffic Control Safety. From the IRF e-Learning Webinar Series, the International Road Federation is pleased to offer this presentation on Pedestrian Safety in the Work Zone.

Rural Road Maintenance

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From the IRF e-Learning Webinar Series, the International Road Federation is pleased to offer this presentation on Rural Road Maintenance.

Les ABC de la Sécurité Routière

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From the IRF e-Learning Webinar Series, the International Road Federation is pleased to offer this presentation on Les ABC de la Sécurité Routière.

Work Zone Congestion Mitigation

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From the IRF e-Learning Webinar Series, the International Road Federation is pleased to offer this presentation on Work Zone Congestion Management.

Vulnerable Road Users

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From the IRF e-Learning Webinar Series, the International Road Federation is pleased to offer this presentation on Vulnerable Road Users.

El ABC de la Seguridad Vial en Zona Lateral (En Castellano)

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Roadside Safety is a critical element of road safety. This webinar is designed to provide a very basic introduction to roadside safety in general, and especially to items used to create Forgiving Roads as recommended in the Safe System Approach that is endorsed by the UNRSC Decade of Action. Attendees will be exposed to all aspects of Roadside Safety hardware, including longitudinal barriers, crash cushions, terminals and transitions. They also will be taught the importance of site specific data to determine the most appropriate product for a particular application as well as the current status of the European and United States testing criteria for these items.

The ABCs of Roadside Safety (English)

Online Webinar Online, VA

Roadside Safety is a critical element of road safety. This webinar is designed to provide a very basic introduction to roadside safety in general, and especially to items used to create Forgiving Roads as recommended in the Safe System Approach that is endorsed by the UNRSC Decade of Action. Attendees will be exposed to all aspects of Roadside Safety hardware, including longitudinal barriers, crash cushions, terminals and transitions. They also will be taught the importance of site specific data to determine the most appropriate product for a particular application as well as the current status of the European and United States testing criteria for these items.

Highway Congestion Management

Online Webinar Online, VA

This IRF Webinar addresses the following questions: How can recurring and non-recurring congestion be identified and managed in real-time across a vast roadway network? Where are bottlenecks that people and goods are stuck in and what is the cost of their delay? This webinar will discuss how GPS probe data is produced and archived on a minute by minute basis to manage congestion around the world.

Minimizing Fraud and Corruption

Online Webinar Online, VA

IRF eLearning Webinar Series presents "Minimizing Fraud and Corruption on Transportation Projects", a presentation followed by Q&A with Mr. Michael Avery. Fraud and corruption in the road transport industry causes immense losses time, resources and money. Learning what these underhanded practices are and how to combat them is critical knowledge for any road authority, contractor or decision-maker.

Big Data for Transportation

Online Webinar Online, VA

Big Data in transportation has taken off, although the exact definition of this concept is still widely debated among researchers, practitioners, and government officials. Big Data usually refers to enormous volumes of information of diverse structures (or lack of structure) that cannot be analyzed using conventional relational databases and data mining techniques. Big Data for transportation can be generated by sources such as smartphones, digital photography, video monitoring systems, GPS, real-time control systems in automobiles, automatic vehicles, social media, etc.

Special World Meeting Webinar

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UPDATE: View our upcoming October 10, 2013 World Meeting Webinar: http://www.IRF.global/event/world-meeting-practical-information/

World Meeting Update:

With presentations by IRF staff to include: Overview and Highlights, Value Proposition, Program, Visitor Info, Tours and Sightseeing, Local Customs, Q&A

Night Work Zone Safety and Design

Online Webinar Online, VA

Friday September 27, 2013 - 11:00 AM EST
Presented By Jameson Guthrie, International Manager, Wanco and Mike Dreznes, Executive Vice President, International Road Federation

Special World Meeting Webinar

Online Webinar Online, VA

UPDATE: View our upcoming October 10, 2013 World Meeting Webinar: http://www.IRF.global/event/world-meeting-practical-information/

World Meeting Update:

With presentations by IRF staff to include: Overview and Highlights, Value Proposition, Program, Visitor Info, Tours and Sightseeing, Local Customs, Q&A

Climate Change and Transportation

Online Webinar Online, VA

1) Ram Pendyala: Impact of Climate Change on Transportation Infrastructure, data needs and vulnerability assessment.

2) Gordon Keller: General aspects of what the transport sector is doing to mitigate against climate change

3) Mike Chester: Embedded Impacts and Emergent Behavior: Affecting CO2 Emissions from the Transportation Sector through Infrastructure Investments

Multi-Lane Free Flow Tolling

Online Webinar Online, VA

Presenters Dwight Jordan and Ryan Schultz from 3M will highlight recent trends in the toll industry and give an overview of what multi-lane free flow tolling is and how it works. Topics of focus include various technologies, case studies and a Q&A session.

Crash Cushion Classification

Online Webinar Online, VA

Selecting the proper system based on site parameters saves lives and can result in significant lifecycle savings when making purchasing decisions.