EASST News

Catch up with all the latest news from across our EASST network and find out how we’re saving lives on the road.

News

EASST welcomes new Board members Soames Job and Darren Lindsey

EASST is delighted to announce the appointment Dr Soames Job and Darren Lindsey to our Board of Trustees.

August 10, 2021

News, Sustainable Mobility, Uzbekistan

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

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Reducing road risk through meaningful stakeholder engagement

EASST joins EBRD-led UNRSC webinar to highlight how meaningful stakeholder engagement before, during, and after major development projects can reduce road risk and have long term road safety benefits.

June 24, 2021

Azerbaijan, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building

Road designers, planners and engineers in Azerbaijan receive EBRD Road Safety Engineering Training

EASST and AMAK facilitate delivery of the EBRD’s Road Safety Engineering course for road designers, planners and engineers in Azerbaijan – covering the fundamental principles of good road safety engineering and auditing.

June 23, 2021

News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Tajikistan

Newly renovated underpass in Dushanbe helps vulnerable road users to avoid dangerous road crossing

With the support of EASST, Young Generation of Tajikistan, and the Safer Roads Foundation, Dushanbe municipal authorities have completely renovated this underpass near to the Zoo in Dushanbe.

June 23, 2021

Children's Road Safety, News, Road Safety Governance and Capacity Building, Sustainable Mobility

EASST survey shows 80% support for 30km/h speed limits in school zones

EASST marks the beginning of a new project, advocating for 30km/h speed limits around schools and on routes to school.

May 20, 2021

post-crash emergency response

News, Post-Crash Response, Tajikistan

EASST and EBRD launch Toolkit to enhance effectiveness of post-crash emergency response in low and middle income countries

New training toolkit with resources to enhance the effectiveness of post-crash emergency medical and rescue operations launched.

May 6, 2021

News, Ukraine

STALSEN donate safety gloves to Emergency Services in Ukraine

EASST were delighted to accept the gloves and have been working with our partner, Impact NGO, in Ukraine to get the gloves distributed to emergency service personnel in need of suitable protective equipment.

April 23, 2021

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

Azerbaijan, Children's Road Safety, News

Azerbaijan embarks on Incident Data Mapping to Improve Pedestrian Safety

FedEx Express funding equips EASST partner AMAK to make roads safer in Baku as vehicle ownership soars.

January 14, 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

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