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.
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.
COVID-19: China’s response to keep road transport moving
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the road transport industry in China has played a key role in preventing and controlling the spread of the virus and restoring normal economic and social order. As of 21 March, trucks had delivered a total of 391,300 tonnes of essential medical supplies such as masks and protective clothing as well as vital household goods to the worst affected province, Hubei.
IRU partners with UNECE on response to COVID-19
In partnership with IRU on the COVID-19 pandemic, the UNECE has launched an Observatory on Border Crossings Status