EASST News - Active Travel and Healthy Streets

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, Children's Road Safety, Georgia, News

Prioritising child pedestrian safety around schools in Tbilisi

EASST and FIA Foundation meet with representatives of the Tbilisi Transport and Urban Development Agency to witness the impressive work being done in the city to improve road safety, particularly around school zones.

May 14, 2024

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, News, Safe road infrastructure, Tajikistan

Introducing Tactical Urbanism concepts in Tajikistan

Young Generation of Tajikistan (YGT) organise an introduction to Tactical Urbanism for road engineers and engineering students, as well as key road safety stakeholders from the Ministry of Transport and Traffic Police in Tajikistan.

May 14, 2024

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, News, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

EASST Partners hold region’s first Active Travel Youth Summits in Central Asia

Last month, EASST partners in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan each hosted an Active Travel Youth Summit in their respective countries, reaching over 100 young people.

December 15, 2023

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, Azerbaijan, Children's Road Safety, News

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

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, Kyrgyzstan, News, Safe road infrastructure

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

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, News, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

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

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, Children's Road Safety, News

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

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, News, Safe road infrastructure

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

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, Kazakhstan, News

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

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

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

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, News, 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

Active Travel and Healthy Streets, News, 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

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