04 Jul '11, 9am

Why Don’t Women Want to Bike in New York? | Care2 Causes

Why Don’t Women Want to Bike in New York? | Care2 Causes

Women don’t seem to want to bike in New York City. According to the New York Times , male cyclists outnumber women three to one, statistics which seem to be fairly unique to New York. In European cities famous for biking like Copenhagen or Amsterdam, women are actually the majority of bikers. And even compared to other U.S. cities like Washington, DC or San Francisco, the numbers of female cyclists in New York are pitifully low. Experts speculate that women are staying out of NYC’s bike lanes because the city is particularly unsafe for cyclists. ”Other cities in the United States and Canada have indeed made cycling much, much safer than it is in New York,” explained John Pucher, a professor at Rutgers. And if bikers in New York are, overall, more likely to feel unsafe, then women may be the ones who simply choose to stay off the road. City officials say that they’re making...

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