VíaSegura: Digital technology for improving road safety

VíaSegura: Digital technology for improving road safety

Reproduced from IDB’s Moviliblog According to the World Health Organization (WHO), traffic crashes are responsible for 1.35 million deaths worldwide. Traffic fatalities are an avoidable public health crisis that particularly impacts low- and middle-income...
Evaluating progress to achieving Target 3

Evaluating progress to achieving Target 3

The World Bank Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) and International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) have commenced an innovative project to evaluate countries’ progress in achieving UN Target 3: that by 2030, all new roads achieve technical standards for all road...
IndiaRAP launches Learning Centre

IndiaRAP launches Learning Centre

IndiaRAP proudly launched an innovative new Learning Centre yesterday to support engineers, researchers and students undertaking academic road safety studies using the iRAP Methodology. Almost 60 people joined the Launch highlighting significant interest in the...
450km assessment in Maharashtra, India

450km assessment in Maharashtra, India

iRAP Accredited Supplier FRED Engineering has commenced a new iRAP project supported by the World Bank Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) and funded under the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS). to assess 450km of roads in Maharashtra,...
New Guidelines for Conducting Road Safety Data Reviews

New Guidelines for Conducting Road Safety Data Reviews

The World Bank Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) and ITF have published new Guidelines for Conducting Road Safety Data Reviews promoting the iRAP Methodology as a useful guide for assessing and monitoring road section risk. In many countries around the world,...
ITF Report: The future of motorway safety in Korea

ITF Report: The future of motorway safety in Korea

Following engagement with 40 Korean road safety experts and organisations, and a review of best practice in 10 countries, the International Transport Forum (ITF) has released a new report to guide improved motorway safety in Korea. The report, Motorway Safety in...
Rodovias & Vias Magazine: “Aiming for the iRAP Stars”

Rodovias & Vias Magazine: “Aiming for the iRAP Stars”

Issue 129 of Brazil’s main infrastructure publication Rodovias & Vias has showcased iRAP as the definitive guide and method saving lives and transforming road infrastructure safety in Brazil and worldwide with a featured  interview with iRAP Global Projects...
iRAP CEO receives Alex Award

iRAP CEO receives Alex Award

On 1 January, iRAP CEO Rob McInerney received the inaugural “Alex Award” established in recognition of one of Australia’s great road safety advocates, the late Senator Alex Gallacher and awarded to Rob for his exemplary leadership for safer roads in Australia and...
Calls for G7 to urgently mobilise investment for net zero

Calls for G7 to urgently mobilise investment for net zero

LONDON – The Impact Taskforce (ITF), an independent, industry-led taskforce supported by the G7 Presidency, has called on the G7 to take urgent action to mobilise more institutional capital for a just and inclusive transition to net zero. The recommendations were...
UN Secretary General’s Report features iRAP partnerships

UN Secretary General’s Report features iRAP partnerships

The latest UN Secretary-General’s Report on Improving Global Road Safety features the work of iRAP partners in more than 104 countries and references how the Star Rating Methodology and tools are supporting global stakeholders in the Second Decade of Action for Road...
Star rating global icons of the world

Star rating global icons of the world

In an innovative initiative, iRAP Accredited Supplier Safe System Solutions has star rated famous global roads – from the Champs Elysees in Paris, Stelvio Pass Italy and Las Vegas Boulevard in Nevada USA, to the Atlantic Ocean Road Norway and Abbey Road London....

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