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Safer roads for Aysen, Chile

Safer roads for Aysen, Chile

Earlier this month, staff from Dirección de Vialidad Ministry of Public Works, DDQ Engineering Consultants and APSA attended iRAP training in Coyhaique, Chile focussed on iRAP assessment results for the Region of Aysen. The training and assessment is part of a larger...
Project PHOEBE: Newsletter #2 out now!

Project PHOEBE: Newsletter #2 out now!

PHOEBE has released its second newsletter on the project ‘Predictive Approaches for Safer Urban Environment’. One year has passed since the project kicked off. Since then, we have asked the end users about road safety, created management plans and discussed the...
Join us at TRB Washington

Join us at TRB Washington

iRAP Global Technical Director James Bradford will be at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 103rd Annual Meeting next week in Washington DC, sharing iRAP insights and partner activity, and collaborating with leading US and international agencies for safer roads...
Catalonia Risk Mapping results released for 22nd year

Catalonia Risk Mapping results released for 22nd year

Crash Risk Mapping results for the Catalan road network have been released for another year and show motorcycles are involved in 44% of fatal and serious injury crashes despite representing just 2.3% of overall road mobility in the Spanish territory. Key findings:...
Speed Management Manual (2nd edition) released

Speed Management Manual (2nd edition) released

The Second Edition of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Speed Management Manual has been released, sharing the link between reduced speeds and safer roads through iRAP partner case studies. The management of speed remains one of the biggest challenges facing road...
Planning commences for the 4th Ministerial Conference in Morocco

Planning commences for the 4th Ministerial Conference in Morocco

iRAP was pleased to join the Planning Committee Meeting for the 4th Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Geneva this week, alongside representatives of the United Nations, World Health Organisation and global road safety lead partners. The 4th Ministerial...
World Bank embeds 3-star safety in Tanzanian road financing

World Bank embeds 3-star safety in Tanzanian road financing

All World Bank-financed projects in Tanzania are required to achieve a minimum 3-star iRAP safety rating, announced by TANROADS yesterday at the African Regional Seminar on Road Safety in Mwanza. Eng. George Daffa from the Tanzania Roads Agency (TANROADS) presented on...
IVORY kicks off for AI for Vision Zero in Road Safety

IVORY kicks off for AI for Vision Zero in Road Safety

The Horizon Europe doctoral network IVORY “AI for Vision Zero in Road Safety” being coordinated by TU Delft | Technology, Policy and Management, had its kick off meeting in Delft last week. IVORY aims to develop a new framework for the optimal integration...
Cayman Islands’ Strategy sets target for 4-star new roads

Cayman Islands’ Strategy sets target for 4-star new roads

Reproduced from Cayman Compass, 20 November. Credit: Rebecca Bird National road safety plan aims to eliminate road deaths by 2038 A newly published Cayman-wide road safety plan sets out how the government can cut deaths, injuries and offences on the islands’ roads...
Engineers trained for 73,000km Saudi assessment

Engineers trained for 73,000km Saudi assessment

Thirty (30) engineers and road safety professionals from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Roads and Roads General Authority (RGA) have received iRAP training this week as part of the world’s largest 73,000km iRAP assessment project currently underway in the...
SICT and iRAP sign MOU for safer roads in Mexico

SICT and iRAP sign MOU for safer roads in Mexico

The Government of Mexico, through the Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation (SICT), and the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote programmes and projects to eliminate...

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