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- English
The revised fourth edition of the Blue Book continues to provide precise information about the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) as serviced by the ECE Sustainable Transport  Division: on its history, its administrative and legal framework as a guide for users, and on the three Agreements. WP.29 administers the three major international United Nations
- English
The Framework on Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles (FDAV), developed at the intergovernmental level, forms a novel initiative aimed at harmonizing globally automated driving regulations and creating a more productive environment for innovation. Since the establishment of GRVA, the Working Party has created a global scheme to develop requirements and guidelines for automated and
- English
This brochure focuses on the automotive sector developments and governmental responses, as well as provides insights on the activities’ development performed by intergovernmental bodies of UNECE to enable assisted and automated driving as of September 2021. It further includes a short section aimed at providing clarity about various myths.  
- English
The rapid development of high-speed rail (HSR) networks has been observed worldwide in recent years. The experience of states operating these systems demonstrates that they are setting new standards of quality and contributing to the renaissance of railway as a mode of transport. The development of an HSR network in the TER region would significantly improve the competitiveness of rail,
- English
The construction and maintenance of road infrastructure is an important area of most countries’ national economies, but also one of the least digitized sub-sectors. It suffers from the presence of systemic shortcomings including an insufficient level of cooperation, inadequate information management, and limited investment in technology, research and development. These shortcomings often result
- English
The Trans-European North-South Motorway (TEM) Project was initiated to facilitate road traffic in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and to assist with the process of integrating European transport infrastructure systems. One of the objectives of the Project is to improve the road network’s management. This report aims to provide TEM member countries with up-to-date information about how
- English
The Trans-European North-South Motorway (TEM) Project was initiated to facilitate road traffic in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and to assist with the process of integrating European transport infrastructure systems. In order to improve the road network’s management, the Project provides TEM member countries with benchmarking of the current capacities of asset management, with up-to-
- English
The implementation of vehicle regulations related activities demonstrated that, through accession to and implementation of the 1998 Agreement, vehicles safety will be increased considerably. However, the main issue for many countries remains how to prepare for accession and implementation of this Agreement so that they can benefit from its provisions, ensuring that safer and less polluting
- Pусский
Проведение мероприятий, связанных с правилами в области транспортных средств, показало, что благодаря присоединению к Cоглашению 1998 года уровень безопасности транспортных средств значительно повысится. Однако основным вопросом для многих стран является подготовка к присоединению к Соглашению и его осуществлению, с тем чтобы они могли извлечь пользу из положений, предусматривающих
- English
Part of the WP.29, “How it works – How to join it” series, this publication introduces methodologies that are used to evaluate the socioeconomic utility of applying key UN Vehicle Regulations for improving road safety. It presents an overview of current global road safety and vehicle safety statistics, describes methodologies that are used for assessing the impact of vehicle regulations on
- Español
En la presente publicación, que forma parte de la serie WP.29, “FuncionamientoParticipación”, se muestran las metodologías que se utilizan para evaluar la rentabilidad socioeconómica de la aplicación de las principales normas de las Naciones Unidas relativas a los vehículos para mejorar la seguridad vial. Se presenta una visión general actual de la seguridad vial y de las estadísticas de
- العربية
هذا المنشور جزء من سلسلة المنتدى العالمي لتنسيق اللوائح المتعلقة بالمركبات "كيف يعمل وكيف تنضم إليه"، وهو يعرض المنهجيات المستخدمة في تقييم المنافع الاجتماعية والاقتصادية التي يحققها تطبيق لوائح الأمم المتحدة الرئيسية المتعلقة بالمركبات من أجل تحسين السامة على الطرق. وهو يتضمن نظرةً عامةً عن إحصاءات السامة على الطرق وسامة المركبات في العالم حاليا،ً ويصف المنهجيات المستخدمة في تقييم تأثير لوائح
- English
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has placed our increasingly interconnected world in an unprecedented situation. This crisis has generated human distress and an economic downturn that is impacting global efforts to improve livelihoods and achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As the early response to restraining the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has shown, limited
- English
The benefits of buckling up safety-belts are clear. If you buckle up in the front seat of a passenger car you can reduce your risk of a fatal injury by 45% (Kahane, 2015) and moderate to critical injury by 50%. Fastening safety-belts helps you to stay in control of your vehicle during when the unexpected occurs such as an abrupt deceleration. This leaflet is designed to provide basic information
- English
Member States in the ECE and WHO European Region established the Transport,Health and Environment Pan European Programme (THE PEP) in 2002. By providing an intersectoral and intergovernmental policy framework, THE PEP promotes mobility and transport strategies that integrate environmental and health concerns. Over the years, THE PEP has led to the development of implementation mechanisms to
- Pусский
В 2002 году государства-члены Европейского региона ЕЭК и ВОЗ разработали Общеевропейскую программу по транспорту, окружающей среде и охране здоровья (ОПТОСОЗ). ОПТОСОЗ обеспечивает межсекторальные и межправительственные политические механизмы, что способствует развитию мобильности и транспортных стратегий, которые учитывают проблемы окружающей среды и здоровья. За все эти годы в рамках ОПТОСОЗ
- English
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is a new mobility concept gaining pace in many cities around the world. Its value proposition concerns integration of mobility services which is realized by providing trip planning and one-stop fare purchase for the user through a single platform.Since MaaS is only emerging, the analysis of real-life demonstrations is still limited and, thus, evidence on the
- English
Regional maps available here Extreme weather events, some of which are increasing in intensity and frequency, as well as slower onset climate changes (for example, sea level rise) and cumulative effects can result in transportation infrastructure damages, operational disruptions, and
- English
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe has a long history of support for developing transport connections between Europe and Asia.  The EATL project, Phase I (2002–2007), Phase II (2008–2012) and Phase III (2013–2017) made transport between Europe and Asia a reality.  Phase III gathered 38 countries from Europe and Asia and concluded that road and rail transportation along Euro-
- العربية
للوفاة والإصابة حول العالم، من خلالًا رئيسيًعد سببُا بصورة غير مقبولة، حيث تً يبقى عدد حوادث المرور على الطرق مرتفع90% من هذه الخسائر مليون شخص في العام، مع حدوث نسبة مليون شخص وإصابة حوالي 50 التسبب في مقتل أكثر من 1.3 في الدول النامية. تنفذ كل دولة ومنطقة بالعالم تدابير لعلاج هذه المشكلة. ومن الجدير بالذكر أن خطة الأمم المتحدة العالمية3 مخصصة ركائز، من بينها تكون الركيزة والتي تقوم على 52020