First Annual Road Safety Conference, University of Nairobi

First Annual Road Safety Conference, University of Nairobi

The First Annual Road Safety Conference hosted by the University of Nairobi on 14-15 October focussed on Providing Safer Streets for all Road Users and the iRAP methodology and importance of youth initiatives were presented by AfricaRAP Lead Racheal Nganwa and iRAP...
iRAP announced as road safety approach for Russia

iRAP announced as road safety approach for Russia

Text credit: Minina Irina and images https://rosavtodor.gov.ru/ Today, the Russian Federal Road Agency announced the commencing implementation of iRAP as the road safety approach for the country. The announcement was made at a meeting under the leadership of the head...
Monica Olyslagers presents AiRAP at IRF Annual Meeting

Monica Olyslagers presents AiRAP at IRF Annual Meeting

iRAP Global Innovation Manager Monica Olyslagers will present AiRAP at the IRF Annual Meeting on 21 October in a session on “Unleashing the Potential of Digitalisation in the Road Sector”. Registration is free for the International Road Federation...
Event Summary: 2021 Innovation Workshop

Event Summary: 2021 Innovation Workshop

Summary The 2021 iRAP Innovation Workshop was held on 7 and 14 October 2021 and attracted 1,314 registrations from 124 countries. The 2-part online event with the theme “Data-Driven Innovation to Halve Road Fatalities and Injuries by 2030” brought together global...
Using fleets to map the safety of our streets

Using fleets to map the safety of our streets

Using fleets to map the safety of our streets was the focus of an innovative session joined by iRAP CEO Rob McInerney recently at the Together for Safer Roads (TSR) Annual Meeting in the USA. On 14 September, Rob presented in the session alongside leading fleet...
Ian Gillespie brings mobility experience to iRAP Board

Ian Gillespie brings mobility experience to iRAP Board

Ian Gillespie AM has joined the iRAP Board bringing global mobility experience to the charity’s governance. Based in Australia, Ian has been a great supporter of iRAP for many years through his previous role as the Group Chief Executive Officer of the local mobility...
Building capacity in Tanzania: A crucial step in 10

Building capacity in Tanzania: A crucial step in 10

Over 200 nominated road safety stakeholders from Tanzania received specialist road safety training last week as part of the 10 Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure Pilot currently underway in the country. The group of private sector consultants and engineers drawn...
Raquel Barrios brings youth to iRAP governance

Raquel Barrios brings youth to iRAP governance

Raquel Barrios has joined the iRAP Board bringing youth and social entrepreneurship skills to the charity’s governance. Based in Madrid, Raquel is the Youth for Road Safety (YOURS) Project Manager leading the Global Youth Coalition for Road Safety, a support structure...
iRAP presents at International Kazan Digital Week, Russia

iRAP presents at International Kazan Digital Week, Russia

iRAP presented at Kazan Digital Week last week alongside representatives of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs State Traffic Safety Inspectorate and local partners, to explore intelligent transport systems and traffic safety technologies to advance road safety...
Road safety in Uzbekistan under national spotlight

Road safety in Uzbekistan under national spotlight

A national road safety round table hosted today by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Republic of Uzbekistan and National Automobile Club of Uzbekistan (NACU) has brought together 50 national and international stakeholders focussed on strategic policy and...
Main Roads WA and Anditi break ground in AiRAP coding

Main Roads WA and Anditi break ground in AiRAP coding

Main Roads Western Australia and Anditi have revolutionized road safety assessments with an approach which automatically detects road infrastructure data applied on 2,000km of roads across the State. In their goal of Star Rating the safety of 80 per cent of the...
SABRINA maps cycling risk in Croatia, Slovenia and Austria

SABRINA maps cycling risk in Croatia, Slovenia and Austria

The infrastructure risk of cycling routes across Croatia, Slovenia and Austria is becoming better known, thanks to the SABRINA team and a specially equipped assessment bicycle pedaled across 6 EuroVelo routes. The EuroRAP Project SABRINA – Safer Bicycle Routes in...
EuroRAP assessment of Italy’s Lazio region underway

EuroRAP assessment of Italy’s Lazio region underway

FRED Engineering is carrying out a EuroRAP assessment of 300 km of roads in the Lazio region of Italy. FRED Engineering has just started the activities for the assessment according to the iRAP methodology. The technical assistance is addressed to Italian Automobile...
Parana’s State Highways in Brazil to be 3-star or better

Parana’s State Highways in Brazil to be 3-star or better

Photo caption: BR-277 escape area, towards Curitiba-Litoral. (Guilherme Pupo/Ecovia). Reproduced with an English translation from Gazeta Do Povo. Story by Elvira Fantin. A new concept is being applied in Brazil and Paraná to improve road safety and reduce accidents...
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