Women and Gender in (Public) Transportation (Free Webinar)

Simon Fraser University (City Program)
Jul 27, 2017
Vancouver, BC, CA

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Simon Fraser University Next-Generation Transportation Webinar Series

Transportation infrastructure and services are often assumed to be "gender neutral," where projects and services are assumed to provide an equal benefit to men and women, and where there is no significant difference in travel patterns, modes of access or participation in project planning, design and maintenance. In fact, when transportation data is disaggregated by gender, what becomes visible is how transportation policies affect women and men differently. In this webinar, SFU's Tiffany Muller Myrdahl will explain the use of disaggregated data to highlight gendered transportation patterns and discuss how gendered experience shapes transit use. Most importantly, this webinar will focus on what transportation planners and decision-makers need to know to develop policies that improve equity in access and provision of services. Moderated by Tara Gallen of the City of Vancouver and instructor in SFU's Next-Generation Transportation Certificate. Tiffany Muller Myrdahl is senior lecturer in Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies and Urban Studies at Simon Fraser University.

Webinar registration details:

  • July 27, 1 pm PDT (4 pm EDT)
  • Free webinar. Register on Eventbrite.

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June 22, 2017
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