DESIGNING WOMEN-FRIENDLY DOWNTOWNS AND SOCIAL DISTRICTS
Yet cities and downtowns are primarily designed by men. In the nighttime economy, women are particularly attuned to safety hazards. Factors such as cleanliness, lighting, wayfinding, restroom availability and mobility options can influence a woman’s decision on where to go for a night out. Women at different life stages seek out a variety of social experiences. But many cities fall short of women’s expectations.
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WOMEN ARE THE PRIMARY DECISION MAKERS AND INFLUENCERS ABOUT WHERE TO SHOP, LIVE, WORK AND PLAY.
If you want your downtown to succeed you’ll
have to view your city through a new lens
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