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International Transport Forum

International Transport Forum
Safe travel for all road users is a prerequisite for ensuring sustainable and inclusive cities. Providing safe transport systems is an objective for sustainable transport, because risk of injuries and deaths from traffic crashes has become a major public health concern worldwide. Safe travel options for women in general and specifically low income women are important for addressing livelihood and poverty issues for a significant proportion of urban population in low income countries like India. The latest ITF Discussion Paper presents data from the Indian capital Delhi (pop. 16.4 million) and Vishakhapattanam (a southern Indian city, pop. 1.7 million) comparing the travel patterns of women and men. The household survey in Delhi focused on low income settlements, since poverty adds another dimension to gender bias. The survey, repeated after ten years, shows that travel patterns remained unchanged.

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