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Mobilitätsbedarf verdreifacht sich bis 2050 - Disruptionen drohen

22 May 2019
Der Mobilitätsbedarf wird in den kommenden 30 Jahren weltweit dramatisch zunehmen. Zahlreiche “disruptive” Entwicklungen innerhalb und auβerhalb des Verkehrs könnten den Sektor...

World transport ministers meet to improve connectivity

21 May 2019
Transport connectivity for regional integration is the focus of the 2019 Summit of transport ministers that will take place from 22 to 24 May in Germany.More than 1 000...

Gipfel in Leipzig: Verkehrsminister aus aller Welt wollen Konnektivität verbessern

21 May 2019
Die Verbesserung der Verkehrsverbindungen für mehr Konnektivität steht im Mittelpunkt des Weltverkehrsforums, dem jährlichen Gipfel der Verkehrsminister aus aller Welt, der am...

Oxford University researcher honoured for study of Rio de Janeiro bus project

17 May 2019
The International Transport Forum’s 2019 Young Researcher of the Year Award will go to Dr. Rafael H. M. Pereira of Oxford University’s Transport Studies Unit and Brazil’s...

Connectivity through liberalisation

9 May 2019
Air transport provides connectivity to regional and global markets. It facilitates travel, tourism and trade. It generates economic growth and development and provides jobs, which...

ITF on mission in Canada

23 April 2019
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim met with Canada's Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, in Vancouver on 24 April (photo). Mr Kim provided an update of ITF...

"Towards a truly interactive platform", Secretary-General Kim presents to OECD Ambassadors

5 April 2019
Secretary-General Young Tae Kim (photo) shared his vision for the ITF with OECD Ambassadors and Directors at a packed information session held at the OECD in Paris, France,...

ITF progress report for member countries

27 March 2019
Secretary-General Young Tae Kim provided his report on ITF activities to members of the Transport Management Board (TMB) during their 29th session, held in Paris, France...

Advancing Asian road safety

20 March 2019
Measuring road safety performance is essential to be able to follow progress regarding the road safety-related UN Sustainable Development Goals. Today, for many Asian countries...

Deep emissions reduction for transport

18 March 2019
Currently, foreseeable policies to mitigate transport CO2 are not sufficient to achieve global climate ambitions. Transport will emit around 7.5 giga-tonnes of CO2 in 2050 -...

Group on Road Transport meets in The Hague

14 March 2019
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim held bilateral talks with Netherlands State Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Management, Stientje van Veldhoven, in The Hague on 14 March...

Bird joins ITF Corporate Partnership Board

12 March 2019
Bird, the leader and creator of e-scooter sharing, is joining the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum (ITF), the world’s only global and all-modes...

Two ITF staff honoured as "Remarkable Women in Transport"

7 March 2019
Two ITF staff are among 40 "Remarkable Women in Transport". Mary Crass and Sharon Masterson have been honoured by the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI), an...

"Gender in Transport" workstream launched by ITF Corporate Partnership Board

7 March 2019
Women make up only 22% of the transport workforce in Europe. In the Asia-Pacific region, their share is less than 20%. Women are even more strongly underrepresented among decision...

Ireland's ITF Presidency

6 March 2019
Secretary-General Young Tae Kim led a mission to Dublin on 5-6 March in preparation for Ireland's upcoming Presidency of the ITF. Ireland will assume the ITF Presidency for...

Reaping the benefits of transport automation

19 February 2019
Self-driving cars, buses and trucks have never seemed as close as to today and yet their large-scale deployment is still not ready for prime time. The attraction of automated...

The connected mobility future

18 February 2019
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Reviewing competition exemptions for liner shipping

14 February 2019
Liner shipping companies benefit from an exemption from EU competition law that makes it easier for them to collaborate. This exemption, called the Consortia Block Exemption...

Shaping the future of connectivity

8 February 2019
How can better transport connectivity help integrate regions - from local communities and cities to global regions - to achieve our economic, social, and environmental goals? How...

Reaching lasting results for global road safety

7 February 2019
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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...

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