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Reaching lasting results for global road safety

7 February 2019
[caption align="right"][/caption]1.3 million people die on our roads every year. That's 3 500 people killed every day. How can better road safety policies stop this carnage?...

Smart technology at "Valeo Vision"

29 January 2019
CO2 emissions reduction and the development of intuitive driving are at the core of Valeo Group's "Valeo Vision" project. The ITF Corporate Board Member uses innovative...

Algorithmic Governance in Transport workshop

22 January 2019
Should transport authorities issue (some) regulations in machine-readable code? If so, where and how? Should governments regulate some things by algorithm? How can we better...

High-level US DOT meeting wraps up TRB week

18 January 2019
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim met with Derek Kan, US Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, in Washington, D.C., on 17 January, marking the end of the ...

ITF and TRB agree to enhance partnership

14 January 2019
The ITF and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) will further develop the longstanding co-operation between the two organisations. At a meeting in Washington, D.C. on 14...

Resilience at TRB 2019

11 January 2019
ITF will share recent work on resilience with the global transport community at the world’s largest transport conference from 13 to 18 January 2019. ITF will also...

ITF at TRB 2019

10 January 2019
From new mobility disruptors and algorithms that govern transport services, to a radical transformation of our urban spaces...ITF's cutting-edge research explores innovations...

People-centric research and innovation welcomed by ITF

18 December 2018
The European Commission's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme has provided funding of around 80 billion euros to bring innovative technologies to market, driving...

Young Tae Kim bilateral with Polish minister

11 December 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim visited Warsaw, Poland, to strengthen ties with key transport leaders on 11 December. Mr Kim met with Minister of Infrastructure Andrzej...

Rail's sustainable chain of mobility

10 December 2018
Railways are an essential part of our transport systems. Rail can competitively transport large numbers of people – both quickly between cities and reliably in cities – and large...

Learning from data for better road safety policies

28 November 2018
Good data is essential for developing good road safety policies. Learning from data was at the core of the ITF's 4th Safer City Streets network meeting, on 20-21...

How Artificial Intelligence can contribute to well-being in transport

27 November 2018
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to enhance well-being in transport. ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim highlighted AI's likely positive impacts on safety,...

Decarbonising Maritime Transport workshop

26 November 2018
The first-ever CO2 emissions targets for international shipping were adopted by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in April 2018. As part of the ITF's Decarbonising...

Supporting sustainable mobility in Asia's cities

22 November 2018
The Southeast Asia region is projected to experience significant and rapid growth, with economic growth predicted to average 5.1 percent anually from 2017 to 2021. Considerable...

ITF maritime research showcased at major events

20 November 2018
ITF ports and shipping expert Olaf Merk presented the recent ITF report on The Impact of Alliances in Container Shipping at the European Social Sector Dialogue for...

Transport's power of inclusiveness

20 November 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim stressed transport's role as a driver of inclusiveness in society during the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the...

First global benchmark for road safety in cities published

20 November 2018
Safer City Streets, the worldwide traffic safety network for liveable cities, today published its first global benchmark of urban road safety. The data, collected from 31 cities...

Korean transport innovation leader Kakao Mobility joins ITF Corporate Partnership Board

19 November 2018
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ITF combines forces at Seoul meeting

14 November 2018
A key element of Secretary-General Young Tae Kim's vision for ITF is the enhancement of links across the organisation's statutory bodies. For the first time, a historic ...

Tackling Africa's road safety crisis

8 November 2018
20% of global road deaths occur in Africa, although the continent only has 2% of the world's vehicles. A key concern for policy makers tackling this crisis is the lack...

Progress towards seamless transport

7 November 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim opened the first ever ITF Conference on Implementing the Summit Declarations in Seoul, Korea, on 7 November (photo). The Conference on "Moving...

Japan visit focuses on Asian outreach

5 November 2018
Young Tae Kim, ITF Secretary-General, met with Yasuhiro Shinohara, Japan's Vice Minister for International Affairs at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (...

Fostering closer links with Asia

2 November 2018
As part of ITF's drive to enhance engagement with Asian countries, ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim met with China's Vice-Minister of Transport, Dongchang Dai, for...

Towards the next generation of airports

31 October 2018
The ever-increasing demand for air transport across the globe has led to a welcome boost in traffic numbers for major airports like Korea's Incheon Airport. However such...

Rethinking energy demand

27 October 2018
Changes in the demand for energy are poorly understood. In the transport sector, changing behaviours associated with shared mobility and digitalisation can have significant...

Ireland's 2020 Presidency in preparation

23 October 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim held bilateral talks with Shane Ross, Ireland's Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, in Dublin, Ireland on 22 October. Ireland will...

Shared mobility solutions could revolutionise transport in Dublin

10 October 2018
Today’s mobility in the Greater Dublin Area could be provided with only 2% of the current number of vehicles, if all car and bus trips were to be replaced by rides in shared...

Implementing transport-related Sustainable Development Goals

9 October 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim welcomed Rob McInerney, International Road Assesment Programme's (iRAP) Chief Executive Officer, at ITF offices in Paris, France, on...

Shaping the Future of Argentina's Container Ports

3 October 2018
Argentina currently has an opportunity to redesign its containerised freight transport system. The three concessions for the terminals at the port of Buenos Aires (Puerto Nuevo)...

High-level action for road safety

1 October 2018
Secretary-General Young Tae Kim highlighted ITF's work towards the creation of regional road safety observatories at the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile's (FIA...

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