EASST News - Sustainable Mobility

News, Sustainable Mobility, Tajikistan

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

Georgia, News, Sustainable Mobility

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

Moldova, News, Sustainable Mobility

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

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Sustainable Mobility

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

Children's Road Safety, Kazakhstan, News, Sustainable Mobility

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

Georgia, News, Sustainable Mobility

Tbilisi unveils its first shared and pedestrian-friendly avenue

Safe and accessible spaces for pedestrians and cyclists are now the priority in Tbilisi.

August 19, 2020

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

Vulnerable road users prioritised as Chisinau’s Dacia Street is transformed

Safety and accessibility improvements set to transform one of Chisinau’s most dangerous roads.

August 7, 2020

Georgia, Greece, News, Sustainable Mobility

Sustainable Tourism, Road Safety and Post-COVID development

Our latest blog discusses the need to build back better when it comes to sustainable tourism and how this links to road safety, active mobility and clean transport.

July 10, 2020

COVID 19 in Georgia

Georgia, News, Sustainable Mobility

The effects of COVID 19 on Georgia’s public transport system

EASST partner Gela Kvashilava explores the effects of COVID 19 on the public transport system in Georgia, now and in the future.

May 5, 2020

two road safety girls

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

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

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

Building local knowledge for urban transport development

EASST’s Gela Kvashilava shares best practice and experiences from Georgia at UNECE sustainable urban transport workshop in Montengero.

July 10, 2019

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

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

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