October 14, 2019, 6am PDT
Like the curb cut effect achieved by the Americans With Disabilities Act, which benefitted a much larger cross-section of the population than the legislation originally intended, gender mainstreaming could multiply benefits in the public realm.
June 17, 2019, 7am PDT
Twice as many men as women commute by bike in Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the likely reasons are varied.
February 19, 2019, 8am PST
A member of Ottawa’s city council says transit commissioners should support women’s rights and believe that climate change is real.
November 13, 2018, 1pm PST
When women don’t feel safe using transit, they use other modes and end up paying the price.
September 16, 2018, 7am PDT
Most cyclists would rather ride apart from vehicle traffic, but that preference is especially pronounced among women.
July 26, 2018, 1pm PDT
Unlike other measures of value, writes Jeanne Gang, pay is a number. And that should make it easy for architecture firms to address any existing wage gaps.
July 26, 2016, 9am PDT
A UK blogger argues that transportation infrastructure planning is informed too heavily by the kinds of trips men tend to make.
May 31, 2016, 6am PDT
On average, women spend longer in traffic than men—perhaps because of the gendered division of labor that still exists in many households.
May 12, 2016, 9am PDT
While the Justice Department and North Carolina duke it out over proper access to bathrooms, many places, including the White House, have designed gender-neutral bathrooms that address many of the problems associated with sex-segregated bathrooms.
March 9, 2014, 9am PDT
The BBC is in hot water over alleged gender bias in its mini-series "The Brits Who Built the Modern World."
January 13, 2014, 7am PST
With women accounting for only 20% of registered architects in Britain and 8% of professional engineers, the incoming president of the Royal Academy of Engineering has a compelling idea to encourage more women to enter the fields: give girls legos.
July 18, 2011, 11am PDT
Proportionally more women bike on New York City streets with protected bike lanes than not at all, and turning a painted lane into a protected one caused female ridership to soar.
May 11, 2011, 7am PDT
A new report from The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia shows that Philadelphia's bicycle mode share is more than double that of Chicago's (the big city with the second-greatest share).
December 21, 2010, 1pm PST
Women's safety on public transit is increasingly in focus worldwide. Many systems have turned to designating separate areas for women, but what happens after they get off?
September 2, 2008, 10am PDT
A new study shows that city planners aren't following the guidelines established in last year's Gender Equality Duty, which requires planners to consider the different ways that women use public space.