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January 2012
Annual Summit
2012 Annual Summit
Registration is now open! The Summit on "Seamless Transport: Making Connections", will be held on 2-4 May 2012 in Leipzig, Germany. Get programme details and take advantage of the early registration discount before 1 April.
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IRTAD
IRTAD
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Reporting on Serious Road Traffic Casualties
To further improve road safety, it is necessary to have a better understanding of the real number of road traffic casualties, including serious injuries. This is made possible by linking different sources of accident data, including police and hospital data. This report, prepared by the IRTAD Group, reviews how serious injuries are defined in IRTAD countries and identifies and assesses methodologies for linking different sources of crash data.

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JTRC Roundtable
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Roundtable on "Major transport infrastructure projects and regional economic development"
In December, 40 of the world's leading researchers and practitioners discussed the challenges of gauging the socio-economic costs and benefits of very large investments in transport networks. The issues are of perennial interest to researchers and decision-makers, but have become highly topical in the current macroeconomic environment which highlights trade-offs between the need to save and to maintain economies' potential to grow.
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Secretary-General vacancy notice
Applications are being sought for the position of Secretary-General of the International Transport Forum.

Applications from nationals of OECD and International Transport Forum member countries should be submitted online by 31 January 2012.
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new discussion papers
The 'Grand Paris' Project: Tools and Challenges
André DE PALMA, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France
Discussion Paper No 2011-28 October 2011
The evolution of London's Crossrail Scheme and the development of the Department for Transport's economic appraisal methods
Tom WORSLEY, Institute for Transport Studies (ITS), University of Leeds, UK
Discussion Paper No 2011-25 October 2011
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More statistics
transport facts
From 2007 to 2009, global transport CO2 emissions dropped 137 million tons due to the economic crisis, or more than the total transport emissions of Spain.
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upcoming events
International Workshop on
Measuring Investment in Transport Infrastructure

9-10 February, Paris, France

Details here
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