Imagine Cities

6 days ago

City of Vienna optimizes municipal resources and public spaces for women. A strategic approach to city design, landscaping, lighting, and transportation improves safety and accessibility.

How to Design a City for Women

In 1999, officials in Vienna, Austria, asked residents of the city's ninth district how often and why they used public transportation. "Most of the men filled out the questionnaire in less than five minutes," says Ursula Bauer, one of the city administrators tasked with carrying out the survey.