Women and Transport in Indian Cities

This policy brief discusses equitable access of urban transportation by women and girls in India. It looks at women's travel including trip patterns and purposes, modal share, employment in the transportation sector, and sexual harassment. Policy recommendations are outlined for comprehensive mobility plans and specific transportation modes including walking, cycling, and public transit. Indicators, performance measurements, and recommended benchmarks are provided for the policy recommendations. Case studies from various countries of implemented policies addressing women and access to transportation are highlighted.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: Policy Brief
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Glossary; Maps; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 80p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01684438
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 12 2018 2:04PM