Connecting people with what matters to them most
From the poorest village to the richest city, everyone needs mobility: to work, to eat, to learn, to experience the world, and to connect with loved ones.
Intricate air, sea, rail and road transport networks weave our planet together.
From the most complex global manufacturing supply chain logistics, to getting food from field to table as quickly as possible, to being able to get across town in the rain, transport networks are the foundation of our lives, our jobs, and our communities.
However, it is roads that are the connectors that knit all modes of transport together so that all other transit modes can work in harmony. For more than 4,000 years, roads have helped bring people together and made it easier for them to move their goods.
Throughout history, regions with strong road transport have developed faster and become more prosperous than those without.
Prosperity, trade, economic growth, jobs, security, tourism, education and cultural exchange, cities and towns, and strong communities all depend on road transport.
It is IRU’s role to ensure that road transport has a sustainable future, which is why we work to ensure that all mobility solutions - today’s buses, coaches, taxis and trucks - are safer, greener, cleaner, quieter and more efficient than ever before.
Creating mobility is one of our central values, together with safety, trade and environment, as part of our mission to transport people and goods in a safe and environmentally responsible way.
Making connections. Bringing people and places closer together. Roads connect people and businesses to world markets and to all other kinds of transport.
Trucks can go almost everywhere. Large or small, they are the most important way that we move goods.
Buses and coaches
Buses and coaches have been shaping sustainable mobility for more than a century.
Since the beginning, taxis have provided an essential, often iconic, public transport service in cities, towns and rural areas all over the world.