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    Buenos Aires: A City With More Women Cycling

    By Juanjo Mendez, Secretary of Transportation and Public Works, Government of the City of Buenos Aires The pandemic has given us the chance to rethink which type of city we would like to live in. The restrictions imposed by the virus have challenged us and forced us to rethink mobility schemes which were previously unthinkable. […]

  • Key Takeaways from the Virtual Workshop “Women in Mobility: Closing the Female Founder Gap”

    By Stephanie Hagen, Director, Urban Mobilty Company Click here to watch a recording of Women in Mobility: Closing the Female Founder Gap According to a recent study conducted by Columbia University, Female-led ventures are 63 percent less likely than male-led ventures to obtain VC funding. Starting a company is already a challenge, but when faced with […]

  • Key Takeaways from the Virtual Workshop “MaaS for All: Creating a User-centric, Inclusive MaaS Ecosystem”

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager, Autonomy & the Urban Mobility Company Click here to watch a recording of MaaS for All: Creating a User-centric, Inclusive MaaS Ecosystem. What can we do in order to ensure an inclusive future for all users of transport and mobility? What has the research up to this point showed […]

  • 4 Key Themes of Women and Mobility Today

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager at Autonomy In a recent consultation held by the International Transport Forum, Autonomy had the chance to gather with a number of experts to engage in a dialogue about some of the most prominent gender issues in transport. With the goal of brainstorming ways innovation could provide better […]

  • The Gender Gap in Shared Micromobility

    By Alexandre Gauquelin, Founder, Shared-Micromobility Gender equity is a major goal to be achieved in every field of society, including mobility. It is now widely accepted that mobility (and therefore micromobility) is not gender-neutral, and that authorities and companies’ choices have an impact on the travel patterns of women. The numbers With both bicycles and e-scooters, the majority […]

  • The Top 10 Urban Mobility Daily Articles of 2019

    List compiled by Stephanie Hagen, Managing Editor of the Urban Mobility Daily 2019 could be crowned as the year of M&M — MaaS & Microbility that is! It comes as little surprise then that the UMDaily’s 10 most-read articles of the year reflect these two exciting trends, both of which will likely continue to be […]

  • The Real Reason Why Mobility is Not Women-Friendly

    By Kelly Saunders, Gender Equality Strategist & Evaluator In an August long read from the UMDaily, Dr. Nicole Kalms, Director of XYX Lab and Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO of Autonomy stated the facts: women and girls face endemic levels of harassment on and around public transport, every day and everywhere. Women modify their travel […]

  • Complexity and Contradiction: MaaS and the Gender-Sensitive Lens

    By Dr Nicole Kalms, Director XYX Lab & Associate Professor, Monash University and Ross Douglas, Founder & CEO, Autonomy Fact: Urban mobility is not gender-neutral.  Women’s anxiety and trepidation about safely moving through cities and accessing public transport reveals how spaces, systems and networks of urban mobility carry implicit and explicit hierarchies of power. This […]