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6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation (WIiT 2019)
10 September, 2019 - 13 September, 2019
TRB is sponsoring the 6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation (WIiT 2019) on September 10-13, 2019 in Irvine, California. This conference explores women’s perspectives, challenges, achievements, and opportunities with respect to travel and transportation. Session tracks include women’s travel behavior patterns; transportation planning and policy processes to consider women’s issues; women’s safety, personal security, and health considerations in transportation; and women and emerging transportation technologies. The conference provides an update on the progress and challenges in relation to women and mobility; explores how gender equality practices in transportation are increasing business and economics development; exchanges ideas on how public agencies can incorporate good gender equality policies and practices with approaches to oversee efforts and measure performance; and examines methods to address safety and security of women who are employed with or using transportation systems