EASST News - Country
EASST Director Emma MacLennan talks on mobility and women’s access to opportunity in remote and rural areas at the International Transport Forum Summit 2022
Emma was invited by the ITF to present at this year’s Summit in Leipzig on how assess mobility choices for women in rural Tajikistan impacts on economic opportunity.
May 25, 2022
EASST launches new online Disability Awareness Training course for Public Transport managers
This short online course will help managers understand how to make public transport services more accessible and inclusive of the needs of people with disabilities so they can travel independently and with confidence.
May 24, 2022
What do young people in Central Asia think about active travel and what barriers are preventing them making walking and cycling a viable means of everyday transport?
With the support of the FIA Road Safety Grants Programme, EASST has been working with local partners in Central Asia to better understand the barriers that currently prevent people from walking and cycling in their countries – with a focus on young people.
April 29, 2022
New partnership launched to pilot child friendly roads around schools in Azerbaijan
On April 13th, supported by the World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) launched a new partnership in Azerbaijan to develop child-friendly road design and implement child-friendly speed management around schools.
April 29, 2022
Advancing 30km/h School Speed Zones in Armenia, Moldova, and Georgia
With the support of the FIA Foundation Advocacy Hub, we have been working with our local partners in Armenia, Moldova, and Georgia towards securing policy change commitments to reduce speed limits to 30 km/h around schools.
February 24, 2022
Young Generation of Tajikistan and students at the University of Arkansas collaborate to set out their vision for sustainable urban mobility in Dushanbe
With the support of Dr Carl Smith and students at the University of Arkansas YGT have been using art to engage with young people and identify opportunities for local action to promote active travel in Dushanbe.
January 26, 2022
Presidential decree aims to tackle urgent road safety issues in Kyrgyzstan
In December 2021, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Sadyr Japarov, signed a Decree aimed at taking “urgent action on road safety issues” in the country
January 12, 2022