High Volume Transport

Vital transport research to ensure accessible, affordable and climate friendly transport for all.

Women’s Personal Safety, Participation and Employment Linkage in Urban Public Transport


To examine gender inclusiveness in the urban public transport of Mekelle City, Ethiopia. It will ask key questions:

Potential impact

Awareness/dissemination and change on policy framework towards inclusive transport services and infrastructures.


Through assessment of women’s safety and security, participation in planning and decision making, employment opportunity and the policy framework in public transport of the city of Mekelle. They will undertake a literature survey, data collection through direct engagement, such as questionnaires, FGD, KII and IDIs, and then analysis.


Aim to see the urban public transport sector of the city gender sensitive and inclusive enough so that women’s special interests and needs are adequately taken into consideration during services, planning, decision making and employment.