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Are women the indicator of safety?

Terry Slavin, The Guardian, Cities feature section. “If there aren’t as many women cycling as men … you need better infrastructure” Publication date: 2015 Ranking: useful In their words: “Gil Penalosa who runs Toronto-based consultancy 8-80 cities describes women cyclists

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Posted in Gender, Highways

Designing cities for women 2: transportation

Clare Foran, CityLab from The Atlantic media group. How to design a city for women Publication date: 2013 Ranking: useful The article focuses on a transportation study in Vienna which highlighted the gender differences in the way different modes transportation

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Posted in Consultation, Gender, Urban Design

Blue Badge Scheme – rights and responsibilities in England

Department of Transport Publication date: Updated May 2012 Ranking: essential This booklet explains the key repsponsibilities and rights for the use of the Blue Badge and importantly who it may be used by. More detailed information about the scheme is

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Posted in Disability, Highways

Manual for Streets

Department of Transport Publication date: 2007 and 2010 Ranking: essential Guidance for practitioners involved in the planning, provision and approval of new residential streets and modifications to existing ones. Its companion publication “Manual for Streets 2” addresses the wider urban area.

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Posted in Disability, Highways, Religion & Belief

All Inclusive?

Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Publication Date:  2010 Ranking:  Useful The search for a dream holiday for most people starts at a travel agency. Traditionally, holidaymakers have popped into their local high street agent and received face-to-face advice. Today, many people find

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Posted in Accommodation