Chișinău streets feel unsafe, say seven in ten road users with limited mobility

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Seven out of ten Moldovans with limited mobility feel unsafe moving around the streets of Chișinău, according to a survey by the Automobile Club of Moldova (ACM), as part of the Equal Road Rights project in partnership with the Center for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CDPD) and Universal Access Ltd and Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport (EASST) with the support of the FIA Foundation.

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WHO updates global air quality guidelines

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has updated its Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) to identify the levels of air quality necessary to protect public health worldwide. The guidelines focus on so-called ‘classical pollutants’ - particulate matter (PM₂.₅ and PM₁₀), ozone (O₃), nitrogen dioxide (NO₂), sulfur dioxide (SO₂) and carbon monoxide (CO) - and has lowered the limits for these pollutants based on the increasing evidence of the impact of particular pollutants on health.

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