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International Transport Forum Newsletter
13 May 2021 
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Planet's top transport policy event begins on Monday

The ITF 2021 Summit takes place virtually from 17 to 28 May. Transport innovators, business pioneers, visionary city managers and new mobility stakeholders from across the globe will join ministers from ITF's 62 member countries and beyond to shape the role of transport innovation for sustainable development. See confirmed Summit speakers, the complete Summit programme and registration information on the Summit website.

All about the future of transport!

ITF will release the latest projections for future transport activity and CO2 emissions… and ways to reshape transport in the wake of Covid-19. ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim joins Ireland's Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan to launch the ITF Transport Outlook 2021 at the #ITF21 Summit on Monday, 17 May. Join the launch

Find the #ITF21 Summit online

#ITF21 is the Official Summit Hashtag to find and share content from the world's leading transport minds during the ITF Summit's two-week run from 17 to 28 May. The ITF team will post videos, crucial quotes, media releases and policy resources plus live streams during the Summit. Join the debate and help shape the future of transport. Go to the Summit website

Number of the month

The share of investment in roads among total inland transport infrastructure investment dropped by 38 percentage points in Slovenia between 2008 and 2019, suggesting a continuous shift of infrastructure investment from road to rail. This is the biggest change among ITF countries, before France, which recorded a 28 percentage point fall. Get the latest transport investment infrastructure data

Decongesting our cities

Our latest report reviews the congestion management measures available to policy makers, focusing on technologies like sensors, wireless systems, traffic light optimisation and trip planning data. We take an in-depth look at how HOT lanes can be used to control congestion and their effectiveness relative to other initiatives. Get the report and sign-up for the "Ask the Author" session

Results for decarbonisation in Latin American cities

ITF presented the impacts of different policy scenarios on transport demand and CO2 emissions for Bogotá, Buenos Aires and Mexico City during the final event series of the Decarbonising Transport in Latin American Cities (DTLA) project. The scenarios help city policy makers to achieve their CO2 reduction ambitions for the transport sector and were defined and assessed in co-operation with the cities. See the bilingual event recordings

ITF insights in preparation


ITF Transport Outlook

Zero Carbon Supply Chains

Micromobility, Equity and Sustainability

Big Data for Travel Demand Modelling

Integrating Public Transport into Mobility as a Service

Decarbonising Air Transport

Never miss a new release with our ITF Publication Alerts

Upcoming events


ITF 2021 Summit: Transport Innovation for Sustainable Development
17 - 28 May

Movin'On 2021. World Summit on Sustainable Mobility
1 - 4 June

Ask the Author: “Decongesting our Cities: Summary and Conclusions” 
8 June

Motorcyclists Safety Workshop: Riding in a Safe System 
9 - 23 June

 

See our ITF transport events calendar

Top tweet: Secretary-General Young Tae Kim kicks-off the #ITF21 Pre-Summit Research Day

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