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...
Recognising Soames Job

Recognising Soames Job

iRAP warmly congratulates Dr Soames Job on his retirement as Head of the Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) of the World Bank. iRAP CEO Rob McInerney said Dr Job made a significant impact to global road safety during his 6 years at GRSF. “Soames has been a passionate...
Supporting journalism excellence in road safety

Supporting journalism excellence in road safety

iRAP, in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), recently trained 50 journalists to support the promotion of road safety in the media and Second Decade of Action efforts to halve global road deaths and...
US AiRAP pilot announced

US AiRAP pilot announced

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) has called for tenders in an innovative AiRAP pilot to leverage artificial intelligence and big data to enhance road safety analysis in US networks, with expected global benefit. The 30-month research programme aims to advance...
Helping Save Lives in Zambia Workshop

Helping Save Lives in Zambia Workshop

The Zambia Road Safety Trust (ZRST) hosted an online “iRAP Helping Save Lives in Zambia” Workshop today, attended by 24 stakeholders, profiling dynamic work underway and planned in the country informed by the iRAP Methodology. The Workshop Programme (with...
Road safety investment potential showcased to insurers

Road safety investment potential showcased to insurers

Moral and market failure in road safety is leaving victims and the transport system vulnerable with few financial incentives for reform according to iRAP, yet results-based financing holds promise. The true cost of road crashes, who bears them and the potential for...
Ecuador survey underway to inform IDB investment

Ecuador survey underway to inform IDB investment

An assessment of two high-risk roads in Ecuador commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank will inform IDB investment in the prioritization and monitoring of road safety improvements in partnership with The Ministry of Transport and Public Works. The project...
EuroRAP News: First Star Rating for Andorra

EuroRAP News: First Star Rating for Andorra

Andorra’s first EuroRAP assessment of 80km is underway to understand the level of safety built in to the road network and identify a safer roads investment plan to reduce fatalities and injuries. Typically, Andorra experiences a large influx of tourism and according...
Expressions of interest called for Colombian assessment

Expressions of interest called for Colombian assessment

The Colombian National Road Safety Agency is commissioning an iRAP assessment of 20,000km of the national road network. Tenders are invited from qualified firms and iRAP Accredited Suppliers to perform the collection and coding of the primary network and routes of...
Exciting South Africa RAP progress

Exciting South Africa RAP progress

Exciting progress is underway in South Africa with over 16,000km of recent Star Rating assessments supporting the work of local state agencies to identify and eliminate high-risk roads. Supported by iRAP Accredited Supplier ARRB Systems SA, almost 7,000km of...

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