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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...

Young Tae Kim meets Deputy Minister of Korean MOLIT

19 April 2018
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim met with You Byeong-kwon, Deputy Minister of the Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, in Paris, France on 18 April...

How Ports Can Help to Cut Shipping CO2

18 April 2018
[caption align="right"][[{"fid":"18736","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Reducing Shipping Greenhouse Gas Emissions...

Conference on “Global Transport Security and Safety for a Century”

5 April 2018
The Conference on "Global Transport Security and Safety for a Century" was held on 5 April, 2018, in Riga, Latvia commencing with a Press Conference with Latvia's ...

ASEAN Ambassadors at ITF

29 March 2018
The Southeast Asia region is seeing an acceleration of economic growth and social progress. In this context, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries play an...

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...

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