The nine winning projects include a signature bridge linking San Francisco to Oakland designed to meet high traffic volumes while adhering to stringent seismic engineering requirements, as well as Brisbane’s flagship road project whose construction incorporated state of the art environmental mitigation measures. Also featured this year is a remarkably successful campaign underway in Dubai to decrease the rate of fatal road injuries among children and youths.
The 2014 GRAA trophy presentations will take place on November 18, 2014 at the 1st IRF Asia Regional Congress & Exhibition in Bali, Indonesia.
Only 3 weeks until the 1st IRF Asia Regional Congress & Exhibition
Do not miss this opportunity to meet many distinguished speakers, from the World Bank, UN agencies, local and national government and all the major players involved in readying the region’s road infrastructure for 21st century challenges. Gain an understanding of Indonesia’s infrastructure program – valued at US $104 billion in 2015-2019 – and enjoy an exceptional opportunity to network with road agency heads and local government leaders responsible for significant investments in road projects.
Part 2 of the IRF’s advanced course for infrastructure and transportation executives in the Gulf region held in Riyadh, October 19-22, provided an essential toolkit to essential ITS applications designed to address challenges linked to growing mobility needs. Delivered by a panel of renowned instructors, the course offered case studies in planning, procuring and embedding ITS applications into large-scale multimodal transportation projects.
IRF supports capacity building for Performance-Based Contracts
Highway engineering professionals from 14 different countries assembled in Orlando, Florida, USA, with lecturers from The Netherlands, Finland, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. The group discussed the specifics about effectively writing, implementing and enforcing Performance-Based Contracts. Case studies from Brazil and Argentina served as models for agencies in attendance. Attendees were able to appreciate the challenges in relating with contractors as well as setting benchmarks for evaluation and considering risk in project implementation.
IRF e-Learning Webinars offer an excellent overview of the international state of the art and regulatory environment across a range of road and transportation topics. They also provide an introduction to the discussion topics and coursework covered in the traditional courses.
Published On: September 18, 2022Categories: News, Op-Ed
Brussels’ SmartMove pilot is an ambitious initiative to confront motorized users with smart kilometre charges. Join the architects behind SmartMove on September 22 to explore the implications of this global trend.
Published On: September 17, 2022Categories: News, Op-Ed
Designing and enforcing Low Speed Zones in urban areas presents significant potential road safety benefits. Join speed management experts on September 21, 2022 for a roundtable on successful approaches.
Better Roads. Better World.
The International Road Federation is a global not-for-profit organization, headquartered in Washington, DC since 1948 and supported by regional offices throughout the world. The IRF serves a network of public and private sector members in more than 70 countries by providing world-class knowledge resources, advocacy services, and continuing education programs which together offer a global marketplace for best practices and industry solutions.