Few services impact quality of life more tangibly than transportation. The process of getting to work, school, the grocery store, or a loved one’s home can literally define a person’s day—for better or for worse. Today, governments face increasing pressure to resolve structural weaknesses in their transportation systems that were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about Sector Framework: The IDB Transportation Roadmap
Gender and Transport
Road safety is a critical development challenge and a top priority for governments across the developing world. Policymakers are implementing public policies for reducing the number of road crashes by 50 per cent by 2030, as committed in the SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) of Good Health and Well-Being. To achieve that target, we need to get the whole picture and understand … [Read more...] about Is there a link between gender biases and road safety outcomes?
There are many missing points when it comes to road safety data, but the gender gap in these statistics is just unacceptable. Although most countries around the world present sex-disaggregated data for road traffic fatalities (See Figure 1), these general statistics do not allow a good understanding of the diversity of victims and do not accurately reflect the gender bias … [Read more...] about A business case for road safety data with a gender perspective