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.
TIR is the solution to trade challenges of the Maghreb and sub-Saharan Africa
TIR has been recognised as key to revitalising the Trans-Sahara trade corridor – a flagship project to improve the 9,500 kilometer road network from Algiers to Nigeria via Tunisia, Mali, Niger and Chad – which is intended to stimulate very weak trade between the Maghreb and sub-Saharan Africa. With sponsors including the Islamic Development Bank, the Trans-Sahara Highway project promises to unlock trade potential by improving infrastructure and easing border formalities.
Integrated, personalised, on-demand urban transport: pilot project milestone for the future of mobility
appTaxi – a partner of IRU’s global taxi network UpTop – is part of a pioneering Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) pilot project in Italy, coming into force in early 2017. IRU’s UpTop member, appTaxi, which geo-locates customers and matches them to the nearest taxi, will be added to the integrated transport platform, myCicero, currently offering just parking, bus, metro and train.
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.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update
With the current outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continuing to evolve, IRU remains committed to working together with relevant stakeholders and authorities to keep its staff, members and the transport community safe.
Road transport: a key solution to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
On the sidelines of the UN Inland Transport Committee (ITC) meetings this week in Geneva, IRU spoke at a high-level roundtable organised by The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on transport and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).