EASST News - Project

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Sustainable Mobility, Tajikistan

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

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Sustainable Mobility

EASST partners participate in #StreetsForLife Week of Action

Last week, EASST partners across Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus took part in a global Week of Action calling for safer roads and streets for life.

May 24, 2022

Azerbaijan, Disability, Mobility and Road Risk, Moldova, News

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

News, Sustainable Mobility, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

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

Azerbaijan, Children's Road Safety, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

Georgia, News, Road Safety Enforcement

New legal amendments in Georgia to see improved regulation of powered two-wheelers

From this week, licensing and the registration of mopeds and light ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) has become mandatory in Georgia.

March 29, 2022

Armenia, Children's Road Safety, Georgia, Moldova, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

Children's Road Safety, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

An examination of public attitudes to 30km/h urban speed limits in the EASST region

EASST’s Corrine Vibert presents the results of our public perceptions survey on 30km/h speed limits at the IRF Young Professionals Summit 2021.

February 23, 2022

Children's Road Safety, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

EASST pilots new Toolkit for Assessing and Reporting on Road Safety in School Zones

We have developed a new Toolkit for Assessing and Reporting on Road Safety in School Zones to assist our partners in identifying, assessing, and reporting on school zone safety.

February 21, 2022

News, Sustainable Mobility, Tajikistan

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

Kyrgyzstan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Uzbekistan

Building road safety engineering capacity in Tashkent

ADB, EASST and NACU deliver road safety engineering webinar for local stakeholders and engineers in Tashkent.

December 21, 2021

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