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Lower Speed Means Fewer Road Deaths

29 March 2018
A new report by the International Transport Forum confirms that lower speeds make roads safer.The study examined how the road safety performance in ten countries changed after...

Des vitesses moins élevées se traduisent par moins de morts sur les routes

29 March 2018
Un nouveau rapport du Forum International des Transports confirme que des vitesses moins élevées rendent les routes plus sûres.L'étude examine les effets d’un changement de...

Decarbonising Maritime Transport by 2035

27 March 2018
Deployment of all currently known technologies could make it possible to almost completely decarbonise maritime shipping by 2035, according to a new report published by the...

Secretary-General Kim meets with Union of the Mediterranean

15 March 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim today met with Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Deputy Secretary General Ihab Fahmy to discuss their participation at the ITF 2018 Summit on "...

Young Tae Kim moderates high-level policy segment at UNECE meeting

20 February 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim today moderates the High-Level Policy Segment on “Intermodality: The key to sustainable transport and mobility” at the UNECE Inland...

Innovation in Connectivity

12 February 2018
Young Tae Kim met with representatives from ITF Corporate Partnership Board (CPB) member NXP Semiconductors at their facility in Nijmegen, Netherlands to discuss innovation...

Maritime policies in focus

6 February 2018
Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim met at the IMO headquarters in London on 6 February to...

Young Tae Kim meets Australian Ambassador

31 January 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim met with Brian Pontifex, ambassador of Australia to the OECD, on 31 January to discuss work on new transport technologies such as smart...

Enhancing Connectivity in Central Asia

31 January 2018
For the launch of a joint project of ITF and OECD on “Enhancing Connectivity in Central Asia”, Kazakhstan’s Minister of Investment and Development Zhenis Kassymbek (second from...

Cycling Safety Roundtable in Paris

29 January 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim welcomed almost 40 experts from around the world for an ITF Roundtable on cycling safety on 29 January. Discussions center on e-bikes and bike-...

Young Tae Kim meets French Ambassador

24 January 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim was received on 24 January for a courtesy visit by Madame Catherine Colonna, ambassador of the French Republic to the OECD. France held the...

Pre-Summit Research Day: Call for Abstracts

17 January 2018
Present your work on transport safety, security and resilience at the Pre-Summit Research Day. Deadline: 15 February

2018 Summit programme online

21 December 2017
Summit 2018 sessions cover cyber-security, autonomous and automated vehicles, drones, road safety, resilience of transport systems, safety of women in public transport and...

Preparing Jakarta’s Port for very Large Ships

8 December 2017
The port of Jakarta, Tanjung Priok, is the uncontested gateway to Indonesia. It serves the country’s capital with more than 10 million inhabitants, but is also a regional hub for...

Cities around the world co-operate to save lives

7 December 2017
POLIS and the International Transport Forum’s “Safer City Streets” initiative cooperate for safer roads. The second joint workshop on 7 and 8 December brings cities from around...

Shared Mobility in Auckland Could Halve Vehicle CO2 Emissions

29 November 2017
Vehicle CO2 emissions and traffic congestion in Auckland would fall by around 50% if all of today’s private car trips were instead provided by shared mobility services.This is the...

Latest road safety report presented to Latin American ministers

14 November 2017
Results from the report on Road Safety Benchmarking in Latin America are being presented to transport ministers in Buenos Aires, Santiago (pictured) and Bogotá by Fred Wegman,...

Joining forces for decarbonising transport

10 November 2017
Four international initiatives working on transport decarbonisation have teamed up to help achieve the Paris climate goals: the Institute for Sustainable Development and...

Four international initiatives to support the decarbonisation of the transport sector towards the achievement of the Paris Agreement climate goal

10 November 2017
A significant ratchet-up of ambition in transport decarbonisation is neededThe transport sector represents today 23% of all energy-related global emissions and curbing these...

ITF contributes to COP23 climate change conference

7 November 2017
The International Transport Forum will bring its global expertise in transport policy to the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on ...

How less heavy vehicles can help cut CO2 emissions

6 November 2017
The average mass of passenger cars in the European Union has increased by around 40% over the past four decades. Additional vehicle mass consumes more energy and results in higher...

The International Transport Forum at COP23 in Bonn

6 November 2017
The International Transport Forum will bring its global expertise in transport policy to the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on ...

How Artificial Intelligence will impact transport

30 October 2017
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim addressed the OECD Forum on Artificial Intelligence (AI) on 27 October, speaking about the impact of digitalisation, automation and AI on...

Global Mobility Report launched

20 October 2017
The transport sector is not on track towards achieving sustainable mobility, according to the new Global Mobility Report. The Global Mobility Report is the first-ever assessment...

Road Safety Needs Better Data!

16 October 2017
Improving the quality of road safety data is essential to reducing the number of road deaths and injuries. This is the message of the “Marrakech Declaration” adopted by...

New Shared Mobility Study on Helsinki Confirms Ground-breaking Lisbon Results

12 October 2017
Replacing private car traffic with new shared mobility services in urban areas dramatically reduces the number of cars needed, significantly cuts CO2 emissions and frees large...

Secretary-General Kim showcases ITF work at Women's Forum

5 October 2017
Recent ITF research into how new mobility services can influence city liveabliity was presented by ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim at the Women's Forum session on disruptive...

Plotting a more sustainable course for the international shipping sector

3 October 2017
[caption caption="Improved efficiency, including wind assistance, accounts for the largest share of potential emissions reductions in maritime shipping (Photograph: Shutterstock...

Germany to host Annual Summit of Transport Ministers through 2020

15 September 2017
Alexander Dobrindt, Germany’s Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, and Young Tae Kim, Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum (ITF), signed an...

Young Tae Kim takes office as ITF Secretary-General

21 August 2017
First non-European to lead international transport body vows to make organisation a “truly interactive platform” and expand global membershipThe International Transport Forum at...

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