Women more reliant on public transport but safety remains key concern, study finds

Women must be included in decision-making jobs in planning and transport delivery services, TUD researchers say

The submission recommended having bus stops and train stations in locations where there are likely to be other people around.

Women walk and rely on public transport more than men and would be willing to cycle and use public transport more it if they felt safer, according to research from two Technological University Dublin (TUD) academics.

The groups of women most reliant on public transport - those on low-incomes and belonging to an ethnic minority - are also the group most worried about safety and security, the research showed.

"Women rely on public transport more ...