EASST News - Active Travel and Healthy Streets
Slower speeds and new pedestrian infrastructure installed at School no. 12 in Sumgayit, Azerbaijan
Teachers at School no. 12 in Sumgayit City in Azerbaijan welcome lower speeds and new pedestrian infrastructure ahead of the new school year.
August 8, 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
EASST partners in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan call for safer cycling infrastructure and awareness on World Bicycle Day
On 3rd June EASST partners in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan marked World Bicycle Day with fresh calls for safer cycling infrastructure and awareness.
June 29, 2023
EASST marks UN Global Road Safety Week in London and across the region with calls to #RethinkMobility
EASST partners marked the UN Global Road Safety Week by organising events and activities and calling on governments to #RethinkMobility.
May 23, 2023
Project Launch 🚀 Step by Step: EASST Safe Crossings Initiative
Step by Step: EASST Safe Crossing Initiative implements small-scale pedestrian infrastructure interventions for high impact: transforming unsafe roads into safe, accessible, and liveable public spaces.
May 16, 2023
Tactical urbanism provides safe space for pedestrians at Uralsk railway station
With the support of Shell Kazakhstan and Eni, EASST and local partners Gauhar Zhol have created a new pedestrian zone at Uralsk railway station to improve road safety.
October 26, 2022
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
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
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
Network of Tashkent campaigners and decision makers agree to promote clean, green, and active cities which are safe for pedestrians and cyclists
To coincide with World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, EASST partners NACU organised a roundtable meeting calling for an integrated approach to addressing road safety in Uzbekistan.
November 25, 2021
EASST partner NACU promotes cycling as a viable means of everyday transport in Tashkent
EASST partners, the National Automobile Club of Uzbekistan (NACU) with support of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) is working to make cycling a viable means of everyday transport in Tashkent.
November 16, 2021
Survey finds road safety concerns amongst pedestrians with limited mobility in Chișinău
Identifying the transport needs of people with limited mobility & how they are affected by a lack of road safety in Chisinau.
November 3, 2021