Gender responsive design for rail stations and infrastructure

7 March 2024 - 13:00 - 15:30 (CET)

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Join us on Thursday, 7 March 2024, 13:00-15:30 (CET), for an insightful and impactful event that dives into the crucial topic of “Gender Responsive Design for Rail Stations and Infrastructure"

Be a part of this essential conversation where industry leaders and experts will come together to explore how station design can help improve the experience for women using rail services.

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13:00 – 13:15 Welcome and Introduction to TRAIN-2B-EQUAL

13:15 – 13:25 Setting the scene: ITF Gender Analysis Toolkit for Transport: tools to carry out gender analyses in transport projects

  • Magdalena Olczak, Manager, OECD – International Transport Forum

13:25 – 13:45 Keynote: what is gender-inclusive design and why is it relevant for rail?

  • Sherin Francis, Associate Director for Transport Planning, Jacobs

13:45 – 14:30 Practical Examples from UIC members on Gender-inclusive design

  • Gender audit on train stations by FGC - Marina López, Station Manager, FGC
  • Design principles of the Umeå Station Tunnel - Linda Gustafsson, Umea City, Sweden
  • Diversity Impact Assessment (DIA) on stations - Network Rail (TBC)
  • Security Platform presentation on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) - Hendrik Vanderkimpen, Eurostar

14:30 – 15:00 Related concepts - Connection to stations and intermodality – station surroundings and walking/ cycling/ other transport connections

  • Bronwen Thornton, CEO, Walk21
  • Gonçal Cerda Beneito, PhD candidate, ATER, École d’Urbanisme de Paris, Université Gustave Eiffel

15:00 – 15:30 Conclusions & Next Steps

  • Wrap up of the webinar
  • Next webinars, How to join the Opt-in


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