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Mobility XX Initiative

October 7, 2021

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U.S. Census data shows that from 2005 to 2019, the proportion of women in transportation occupations only increased by 3%. Additionally, access to transportation is directly linked to economic opportunity; and yet, women are at a considerable disadvantage:

  • Women spend more on transportation than men as they balance work, home, and family trips 

  •  Women’s safety concerns reduce their transportation options 

  • Women’s economic opportunities are reduced because of inequities in transportation 

  • Women comprise only 15% of the transportation workforce, and even less at the CEO and C-suite level 

MobilityXX, a partnership of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), The Ray and WTS International, is engaging the broader transportation industry to increase the number of women from all backgrounds in the transportation workforce by 10% over the next 10 years - #10in10. Because to effectively solve the complex challenges of the transportation industry - all perspectives are valuable and essential. 

Is your organization committed to change? Learn more and sign the MobilityXX Pledge at www.mobilityxx.org

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