EU | Brussels
Funding available to improve safe and secure parking areas across Europe
IRU welcomes the recently published call for proposals released by the European Commission, committing €60 million to improve the safe and secure parking areas (SSTPAs) network across Europe. The priorities for the investment will include development of new SSTPAs approximately every 100km along the TEN-T core road network and upgrades to the safety, security and services of existing rest areas.
28 Oct 2019
Eurasia | Tbilisi
IRU calls for e-corridors
IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto called on governments attending the 3rd Tbilisi Silk Road Forum, on 22-23 October 2019, to allow the road transport industry to more effectively connect societies and economies by implementing eCMR and eTIR along the Batumi and other trade corridors linking Europe to China.
25 Oct 2019
Eurasia | Yerevan
IRU chairs debate on road transport ahead of Eurasian leaders meeting
IRU’s lead in Eurasia, Dmitry Cheltsov, this week chaired a session on regional transport priorities at an event held alongside the latest meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Yerevan, Armenia.
4 Oct 2019
Global | Geneva
IRU sets future direction for road transport in times of economic uncertainty and industry disruption
The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has today taken the lead in setting the global road transport agenda, by publishing a manifesto that calls on international organisations, governments and industry stakeholders to safeguard the role of road transport in driving economic prosperity.