EASST News - Sustainable Mobility
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
EBRD launches “first of its kind” e-learning course for road safety engineering
EBRD has developed a “first of its kind” online road safety engineering e-learning course for road engineers, planners and designers to give them a robust introduction to the fundamental principles of good road safety engineering and auditing based on a Safe System Approach.
November 5, 2020
Empowering young people in East Kazakhstan to demand safer routes to school
Our newest EASST partner, Urban Forum Kazakhstan, have been working with young people in the East Kazakhstan city of Ust-Kamenogorsk (Oskemen) to create safer routes to school.
August 26, 2020
Building an evidence base for gender-sensitive transport planning in rural Tajikistan through stakeholder engagement
In honour of International Women’s Day 2020, we’re delighted to announce a new assignment to examine transport needs and road risk in rural Tajik villages from a gender perspective and the role women can play in transport and road safety leadership at a local level.
March 6, 2020
Improving pedestrian safety in the historic city of Gyumri, Armenia
With support from the EBRD Shareholder Special Fund, the National Road Safety Council of Armenia has been working with EASST experts to build capacity in road engineering and improve safety for non-motorised road users in the city.
July 9, 2019