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The International Road Assessment Programme: 2019 achievements

14 December 2019

Across 102 countries, the International Road Assessment Programme and its partners have Star Rated over 1 million kilometres of roads, trained nearly 22,000 engineers and influenced over US$75 billion of safer road investment, in our vision for a world free of high risk roads.

Watch iRAP's video that highlights its 2019 achievements and successes across the world.

iRAP was a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award winner in 2014.

Its 2019 highlights include:

  • Slovenia: Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards Ceremony (Celebrating AMZS and other winners)
  • Iran: Road Safety Pioneers improve school zones in Iran using SR4S tool.
  • Brazil: DNIT and iRAP Launch BrazilRAP Programme to Address Road Safety
  • Asia: RAP collaboration in Asian Countries continues to save lives
  • Malaysia: MyRAP Programme Launches
  • Global Advocacy: 26th PIARC Congress Event Summary
  • Europe: Lina Konstantinopoulou appointed as Secretary General of EuroRAP
  • Samoa: Reaching our 100th Country
  • India: World Bank and Government Success
  • Colombia: Government commits to advancing road safety using iRAP tools
  • United Kingdom: How safe are you on Britain's main road network? A Road Safety Foundation report 2019
  • Mexico: Implementation of iRAP countermeasures a priority for the Mexican Government
  • Europe: RADAR updates - First milestones and progress in the EU project
  • Botswana: Star Rating for Schools helping to improve child pedestrian safety in Botswana
  • Global: Launch of the Star Rating for Schools - Global Pilot Studies and Road Map to 2020 Report
  • Europe: Bid awarded for Project SLAIN - Supporting Network Wide Road Assessment
  • China: Yangpu District Transport Commission achieves a 5 Star Rating for bicyclists and pedestrians
  • Australia: Federal Budget delivers an "investment injection" for new transport infrastructure
  • Global: It's Time to #SpeakUp - 5th United Nations Global Road Safety Week

Training and accreditation highlights:

  • 22,000 people now trained globally since 2008;
  • On-line training courses now available for all new partners;
  • Accreditation scheme in place to ensure high quality assessments worldwide;
  • 112 training courses delivered across the world in 2019;
  • See our Building Capacity section on website for more details on becoming trained and accredited;
  • Attend its free webinar on the Bloomberg / GRSF results from 10 cities and 5 countries.

For full details of all the above and the latest news from iRAP please click here.

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