A Preliminary Analysis on Gender Aspects in Transport Systems and Mobility Services: Presentation of a Survey Design
2. Gender Issues in Transport and Mobility
2.1. Gendered Differences in Mobility Behavior
2.2. Safety and Security in Transport
2.3. Travel Satisfaction
2.4. Best Practices: Technologies and Services to Serve Gender-Equal Mobility
- creating spaces in buses for people travelling with shopping or small children;
- providing bikes to transport children;
- optimizing the locations of docks for bike-sharing schemes or generalizing dockless bike-sharing.
3. Focus Group Activities in TInnGO Hubs
3.1. Reported Experience at the Greek Hub
3.2. Reported Experience at the Portuguese Hub
3.3. Reported Experience at the Spanish Hub
3.4. Reported Experience at the UK Hub
4. Lesson Learned and Survey Implementation
4.1. Main Insights from the Focus Group Activities
- Brighter stops for avoiding any kind of attacks and modifications inside buses to customize for vulnerable users such as pregnant women, older women, and women with children;
- Facilitate feedback collection of passengers;
- Improvement in accessibility conditions for elderly and disabled people.
- More attention to schedule and time plan;
- Train drivers to improve their behavior.
4.2. Survey Design
5. Conclusions and Future Work
Institutional Review Board Statement
Informed Consent Statement
Data Availability Statement
Conflicts of Interest
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|Greek Hub||Portuguese Hub||Spanish Hub||UK Hub|
|Period||February 2020||October 2019||September 2019||March 2020|
|Number of people||6 women||6 women||10 women||3 women|
|Age||Aver. 35 y.o.||Various||Various||60-93 y.o.|
|Employment||Consultancy employees||Employees of a public transport authority||Different transport-related sectors||Various/retired|
|Type||Focus group||Focus group||Focus group||Phone interviews|
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Pirra, M.; Kalakou, S.; Carboni, A.; Costa, M.; Diana, M.; Lynce, A.R. A Preliminary Analysis on Gender Aspects in Transport Systems and Mobility Services: Presentation of a Survey Design. Sustainability 2021, 13, 2676. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13052676
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Pirra, Miriam, Sofia Kalakou, Angela Carboni, Mariana Costa, Marco Diana, and Ana Rita Lynce. 2021. "A Preliminary Analysis on Gender Aspects in Transport Systems and Mobility Services: Presentation of a Survey Design" Sustainability 13, no. 5: 2676. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13052676