The iRAP’s Star Rating for Schools and AiRAP partnerships will be scaled up to provide 3-star or better journeys to school and address road traffic crashes that are the leading cause of death among children and young people worldwide. In particular, the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) is receiving USD$2 million in grant funding and additional support from Google’s philanthropic arm,, to provide children with a safer journey to school. Successful applicants were announced on 12 September and based on the type of project, will provide support through a combination of funding, product donations and technical expertise.