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The Impact Of Cargo Bikes On The Travel Patterns Of Women, Jana E. Schwartz Jun 2016

The Impact Of Cargo Bikes On The Travel Patterns Of Women, Jana E. Schwartz

Master's Theses and Project Reports

There are a number of issues preventing the rollout of cargo bikes as a transportation mode in the United States. One concern that has been raised is whether cargo bikes can function as a gender equitable transportation solution in the United States, given documented gender gaps in national bike riding statistics and ongoing inequities in childcare in 2-parent heterosexual households. The research is aimed at reviewing the practicality, enjoyment, and outcome of cargo bike use as a gender equitable transportation solution. This research contributes to new knowledge in gender equitable transportation in 2 ways — a) gender-focused analysis of survey data ...


Hist 213, Monica Mercado Jan 2016

Hist 213, Monica Mercado

Faculty Syllabi

This course examines the social and cultural history of women in the United States, from the early 19th century through the post-WWII “urban crisis” and women’s liberation movements, through the present day. We will consider how urban life for women and men diverged and how it met, asking questions about the ways in which gender has been negotiated in the confined space of the city. In doing so, we will learn how historians make arguments about the construction of gendered identities, paying particular attention to divisions of race, class, sexuality, and religion. How did such divisions shape social forms ...