EASST News - Sustainable Mobility
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 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
Joint initiative promotes sustainable transport options to make roads safer in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
EASST, with the support of the FIA Road Safety Grant Program, is working with its local partners to better understand and overcome barriers to walking and cycling in Tashkent, and to raise awareness of the benefits of switching to these more sustainable modes of transport.
June 24, 2021
Exploring how gender-sensitive transport planning can support women’s economic empowerment
Our Transport Needs Assessment demonstrates how the relationship between women and transport in rural Tajikistan can impact on their ability to pursue economic opportunities.
March 8, 2021
Raising awareness of asbestos risks in vehicle brake pads in Georgia
60% of brake-pads sold on the market in Georgia contain asbestos. Partnership for Road Safety have been working to raise awareness of the asbestos-related risks when it comes to environmental pollution and road safety.
January 13, 2021
Civic activists, children, NGOs and public bodies demand accessible road infrastructure in Moldova
Civic activists, children, cyclists, parents, people with reduced mobility, road safety NGOs, police and firefighters have launched a novel campaign in Moldova under the hashtag #ThisIsMyStreet.
January 7, 2021