IRU is the trusted voice for mobility and logistics, upholding the interest of bus, coach, taxi and truck operators as well as the broader mobility and logistics industry.
IRU/ITF: support for road transport essential to safeguarding a healthy global economy
The International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have issued a joint statement calling for support from governments and international bodies to ensure international supply and mobility chains remain connected during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Passenger road transport: SMEs fight for survival in the time of COVID-19
Passenger road transport is the backbone of the global economy. It contributes to the success of numerous sectors, but not limited to, the tourism industry and is essential to business and leisure travel. But as the COVID-19 pandemic containment measures are forcing millions of people to stay at home, passenger transport operations have been condemned to a de facto lockdown, unlike any other in the industry’s history.
COVID-19: ensuring survival of mobility services is a top priority
IRU, The International Association of Public Transport (UITP), POLIS, EUROCITIES and The Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), addressed the leaders of the European Institutions (European Commission, European Council and European Parliament) this week in an open letter.
IRU’s COVID-19 Info Hub: the global source of information for road transport
In close cooperation with our members and partners, IRU has established the COVID-19 Info Hub, a global source of first-hand, real-time updates by, and for, the commercial road transport sector.