Posted by: Eloise Giegerich
on Oct 01, 2013
BRB, moving to Vienna. Following the discovery that women in Vienna, Austria’s ninth district used far more of the city’s public transit than men, city planners began to draft a plan to improve not only pedestrian mobility, but also access to public transit.
This crazy amazing idea came about in 1999, after the distribution of a questionnaire to residents of the ninth district asking how often and why they used public ... Read More
Posted by: annelise stabenau
on Jul 13, 2011
A week ago, the New York Times shed light on this issue with a feature entitled ‘Women, Uneasy, Still Lag as Cyclists in New York City”. The article features Julie Hirschfied, owner of Reade Street bicycle boutique, Adeline Adeline. Hirschfeld opened the store with the intention of catering exclusively to female cyclists. One year after the store’s opening, Hirschfeld could no longer deny the lack of enthusiastic female ... Read More