EASST News - Kyrgyzstan
EASST and the FIA Foundation visit Kyrgyzstan to discuss improving road safety around schools in Bishkek
EASST and Aggie Krasnolucka of the FIA Foundation spent two days with our local partner, Public Association ‘Road Safety’ (PARS) in Bishkek to discuss children’s road safety around schools.
October 16, 2023
School communities feel significantly safer after road safety upgrades in Bishkek
Infrastructure can have an important impact on guiding pedestrian and driver behaviour. This must be an important consideration when developing a road safety strategy.
June 29, 2023
Advancing 30km/h speed limits around school zones – Regional Situation Report
The EASST regional Situation Report on advancing 30km/h speed limits around school zones in Eastern Europe and Central Asia supports calls to #RethinkMobility for a sustainable transition to safer streets.
May 15, 2023
EASST partner in Kyrgyzstan named one of ‘Best People of 2022’ for school road safety upgrades
Chinara Kasmambetova has been named by Kutbilim News as one of the Best People of 2022 for her work to improve road safety at two dangerous intersections in Bishkek.
April 26, 2023
Two schools in Bishkek pilot 30km/h while a further two get road safety upgrades
Public Association ‘Road Safety’ are leading the way on improving road safety around schools in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
November 22, 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
EASST network of NGOs mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Each year, our EASST partners pull out all the stops to make this an important day for victims and their families. This year was no different.
November 23, 2021
New infrastructure installed to improve pedestrian safety at dangerous Bishkek intersection
Working closely with the Safer Roads Foundation, local contractors, and local authorities, EASST and PA Road Safety are delighted to unveil this safe new road crossing at Ryskulowa-Molodyaya Guardia in Bishkek.
November 9, 2021
Health Systems and COVID 19, what lessons are there for the road safety community?
The COVID-19 pandemic has made many people more aware of the importance of robust and resilient health care systems. Last month we facilitated an online session hosted by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety to find out what this might mean for the road safety community and Pillar 5.
June 5, 2020
Remembering those who have been lost with poetry and call to action
PA Road Safety Kyrgyzstan emphasise the urgency for action on World Day of Remembrance as young people deliver a poignant memorial through song and poetry.
December 2, 2019
Campaign leads to increases in seat belt wearing rates in Bishkek
Our summer campaign with PA Road Safety Kyrgyzstan and the EBRD sees 160% increase in seat belt wearing rates in the back seats of cars from baseline.
November 26, 2019
Training engineers in Bishkek to design safer roads for pedestrians
Road engineers in Bishkek receive training on how to conduct road safety audits & design safer roads for pedestrians as part of our joint project with the EBRD and PA Road Safety.
July 4, 2019