Surveying the Biking Gender Gap

A survey of the relevant studies, articles, and ideas about why women ride bikes so much less than men.
May 11, 2015, 8am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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A post by Njaimeh for Urbanful surveys the recent studies and stories about the gender disparity of bike riders around the country ("women make up only a quarter of all bike trips in the United States") and in individual cities ("Women riders accounted for an average of 23.5 percent of overall rentals" for bikeshare systems in New York, Chicago, and Boston).

Njaimeh goes on to cite articles and studies addressing a number of the factors that influence the low rate of biking among women, including concerns over safety, clothing, sexual harassment, and income disparity. 

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Published on Sunday, May 10, 2015 in Urbanful
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