The Sexist Side of Transport

Unnoticed because we are so used to how we travel each day, gender biased transport design makes life tougher for women.

Why We Want to Drive in Circles

As a national leader in building roundabouts, Carmel, Indiana is increasing road safety and diminishing pollution.

The Best and Worst Cities For Working Women

By ranking 15 cities, Bloomberg Businessweek used five criteria to identify the best places for working women.

The Feminine Side of City Streets

A headline in the Brooklyn Eagle asks us to imagine a New York where most of the streets are named for women. As they describe their alternative world, we could have Barbra Streisand Lane and Ethel Merman Boulevard. Female names…

How Legos Helped to Build a Vaccination Center

Albrecht Broemme had to figure out the design of Germany’s Covid-19 vaccination centers at two airport terminals, a concert venue, a velodrome, an ice rink, and a convention hall. So, he used Legos. Below, Mr. Broemme is holding a picture…

Why Snow Removal in Sweden Is Sexist

Frequently invisible, the gender inequity we could see in our public policies and product design extends to snow removal and pianos

Six Facts About How Supermarkets Influence What We Buy

These six facts tell us how our supermarket shopping can be influenced by much more than the shopping list we bring with us.

A Big Problem That Needs a Little Nudge

Whether increasing tax compliance or discouraging public urination, behavioral economics can encourage socially desirable behavior with the right nudges.