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Better Understanding how Women and Children Travel using NJ TRANSIT In Reserve

According to the National Household Travel Survey, women account for 55% of transit riders in the US. LA Metro's "Understanding How Women Travel" study found that women use the Metro system more. Women are a larger portion of the population. Women have different travel patterns than men and have different commute demands. Similar research by Transport for London's series of reports "Understanding the Travel Needs of... more »

Idea Submitted by Susan O'Donnell, Senior Director Business Analysis and Research

List your Agency /Division / Bureau, County, City Univ. or Other NJ TRANSIT

Idea Champion - Who at NJDOT, NJ Transit or NJ Motor Vehicle? (if known) Jeannie Kwon, Senior Vice President & Susan O'Donnell, Senior Director NJ TRANSIT

Why is this a priority and what are the benefits for the State/County/City?

Having access to specific research data that accurately reflects how women and children travel, their decision-making process, and travel concerns, at different points in their age, family responsibilities, and employment status, will allow NJ TRANSIT to consider this data for the planning, design and operation of our system and to develop more effective, integrated solutions to address the needs of current and potential future women and children riders.

Archive: 2019 Ideas
Archive: 2019 Ideas