The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) is sponsoring a webinar to explore why women in the U.S. and Canada participate in bicycling at lower rates than men. ABPB is also conducting a survey of women and girls to hear about the many possible factors influencing cycling decisions.
Date: March 31st, 2010
Time: 3:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
More information, including registration here.
Interestingly, Toronto has a more even gender split when it comes to cycling than many U.S. cities, and that gap seems to be narrowing. In the City of Toronto’s 1999 cycling report, 38% of utilitarian cycling respondents were women. In the recently released 2009 City of Toronto Cycling Study, the percentage of respondents who are utilitarian cyclists has increased to 43%.