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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...

Briefing for European aviation stakeholders

11 July 2018
ITF’s recent work on aviation was the focus of an ITF presentation during the triennial plenary meeting or the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) in Strasbourg, France, on...

Policy Seminar on Improving Transport Safety in ASEAN Countries

21 June 2018
ASEAN countries are experiencing strong economic growth. However, there are concerns about the increase in the number of cars and traffic accidents. The Korean Delegation to the...

Celebrating 30 years of CER

20 June 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim was a discussant on the panel “30 years of CER and EU transport policy: Ready for the future?” at a special evening event to...

ITF welcomes Brazil Ambassador

15 June 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim received Brazil's Delegate to the International Economic Organizations, Ambassador Carlos Cozendey, formerly Undersecretary-General for...

New York City wins global award for improving urban road safety

24 May 2018
Paris/Leipzig, 24 May 2018 | New York City is the winner of the 2018 Transport Achievement Award of the International Transport Forum at the OECD.The NYC Department of...

Transport Ministers vow to keep travellers and freight safe and secure

24 May 2018
Leipzig, 24 May 2018 | Ministers with responsibility for transport from the 59 member countries of the International Transport Forum have underlined the critical importance of...

How should cities manage access to the curb?

24 May 2018
Paris/Leipzig, 24 May 2018 | The curb is an increasingly contested piece of urban real estate in many cities. The rise of ride services and the growth in urban goods delivery are...

Safer roads with self-driving cars?

23 May 2018
Paris/Leipzig, 23 May 2018 | Automated vehicles promise more safety by eliminating crashes linked to human error. But claims that self-driving cars could avoid 90% of road deaths...

Fewer traffic deaths - but will the downward trend hold?

23 May 2018
Paris/Leipzig, 23 May 2018 | Preliminary 2017 figures suggest a slight decrease in the number of road deaths. Fewer traffic fatalities than in 2016 were recorded in 20 of 29...

First African Observatory to Tackle the Continent’s Road Safety Crisis

23 May 2018
LEIPZIG, May 23, 2018 – The World Bank, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), and the International Transport Forum (ITF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU...

At global Summit, ministers debate safety and security of transport

21 May 2018
Leipzig, 22 May 2018 | Transport ministers from around the world meet for a summit on transport safety and security in Germany this week.The three-day conference will kick off on...

British-Romanian researcher wins global award for analysis of drink-driving crashes

9 May 2018
The winner of the International Transport Forum’s 2018 Young Researcher of the Year Award is Dr George Ursachi, a Romanian national and Senior Research Analyst with British...

5th international transport statistics meeting

25 April 2018
ITF hosted the 5th international transport statistics meeting in Paris on 25-26 April to discuss statistics, data collection, big data and analysis. Participants highlighted the...

Young Tae Kim at CAF Argentina

25 April 2018
Upon invitation by CAF (the Development Bank of Latin America), ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim will address the CAF Conference on "Infrastructure for Development...

Experts meet on decarbonising urban passenger transport

19 April 2018
As part of ITF's Decarbonising Transport project to identify effective policies for CO2 reduction and evaluate the impact of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) on...

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