Women have unique travel patterns that need to be considered in transport planning, and their underrepresentation in the sector must be addressed. Read more.
Transportation is one of the biggest barriers to women’s workforce participation globally, but some cities are working to address mobility constraints through changes in policy, planning, infrastructure, and representation of
Transport authorities have historically prioritized rush hour commuting needs, often overlooking the safety, convenience, and comfort of women's travel, which must be addressed to ensure equality. Read more.
Produced by the Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All) initiative, this report identifies gaps, necessary steps, and appropriate instruments for improving women’s mobility. It finds that the transport sector lacks diversity,
Access to all-weather roads and a bicycle can have a complementary effect on secondary school enrollment among girls in Bihar, India. These findings highlight the importance of well-functioning infrastructure for
Physical mobility constraints can have a large impact on job seeking, especially in cities with high crime rates and conservative social norms. This study experimentally varies access to a transport
This two-part series provides a comprehensive, yet concise, overview of how public transportation perpetuates gender mobility gaps in developing countries. Part One concentrates on affordability, frequency, coverage, and comfort, with