Expertise for Communities

How Cargo Bikes Can Help Women

Friday, July 29, 2022 10:10 AM | Daphne Politis (Administrator)

More likely to trip chain or to transport children and groceries, women around the world stand to benefit from easily accessible cargo bikes.

With vast gender differences impacting mobility choices, urban planners and researchers have been working to uncover workable solutions for closing the gap and ensuring women have the same transport opportunities as men. Some cities, like Tartu, Estonia, have approached this through a reconsideration of the built environment, reorganizing their city to create 15-minute areas, with facilities for everyday life — supermarkets, schools, doctors — all within a walking distance from the place of living

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