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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...

Secretary-General presents ITF work to OECD Ambassadors

26 September 2018
More than 30 ambassadors attended a briefing with Secretary-General Young Tae Kim on ITF activities on 26 September in Paris. Followed by a Q&A, the event updated...

Digital technology holds huge possibilities for maritime logistics

24 September 2018
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Better policies for intelligent transport!

20 September 2018
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Meet our transport policy experts at this week’s ITS World Congress

17 September 2018
More than 10 000 smart mobility professionals meet in Copenhagen from 17-21 September for the world’s biggest conference on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). Experts...

Will drones revolutionise transport?

12 September 2018
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Bringing us together: the sky’s the limit

7 September 2018
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OECD Blockchain Policy Forum

5 September 2018
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Latvian Railways join ITF Corporate Partnership Board

24 July 2018
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Central-Asian connectivity project: first findings presented

23 July 2018
As part of a joint ITF/OECD project on “Enhancing Connectivity in Central Asia”, first findings of analysis carried out by the ITF modelling team were presented during a workshop...

ITF welcomes Turkey Ambassador to the OECD

19 July 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim received Turkey's Ambassador to the OECD Erdem Başçı in Paris on 19 July 2018. Ambassador Başçı presented the Turkish government...

Technology Innovator Bosch joins ITF Corporate Partnership Board

17 July 2018
Bosch, one of the world’s leading technology and mobile solutions suppliers, is joining the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum (ITF), the world’s...

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