Precautionary Transit

Transit and travel services enhance safety via crowdsourced measures

Implications - Whether intra or inter-city, traveling can be particularly unsafe for women and girls, and so transit services that offer crowdsourced protective measures against harassment are becoming increasingly common. Such policies, tools, and business models are revealing a shift in which individuals and groups, particularly those most affected by environments that foster or ignore harassment, are carving out spaces for their own protection, with some brands reacting in turn.
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Dec 16 - Jul 18
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Women-Only Taxi Services - India's Pink Auto Service is Offering a Safer Means of Transportation
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This Year and Average 562 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 17
Women-Only Taxi Services
India's Pink Auto Service is Offering a Safer Means of Transportation
The Pink Auto Service is providing women in India with a safer means of transportation. The “by women, for women” company aims to end the harassment and violence inflicted upon women... [More]
Street Harassment-Reporting Apps - The NINA App is Making Public Spaces Safer for Women
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This Year and Average 102 Clicks Pub: Mar 31, 18
Street Harassment-Reporting Apps
The NINA App is Making Public Spaces Safer for Women
Despite social movements like TIMESUP and Metoo, street harassment is still a threat that disproportionately affects women, but innovations like the NINA app hope to make the reporting these... [More]
Harassment-Tracking Maps - 'Free to Be' is an Online Map for Women to Report Harassment
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Mild 138 Clicks Pub: Dec 9, 16
Harassment-Tracking Maps
'Free to Be' is an Online Map for Women to Report Harassment
‘Free to Be’ is a project designed to give women a resource for reporting harassment, with the ultimate hope that law enforcement agencies will better be able to track and address... [More]
Female-Focused Safety Apps - This App Lets Moroccan Women Plan Outings Based on Safety Ratings
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This Year and Mild 65 Clicks Pub: Feb 7, 18
Female-Focused Safety Apps
This App Lets Moroccan Women Plan Outings Based on Safety Ratings
Finemchi is an innovative new women’s safety app, designed by Moroccan entrepreneur Safaa El Jazouli, that is designed to help battle sexual harassment by making it easier for women to plan... [More]
Harassment-Fighting Transit Apps - The SafeTTC App Helps Torontonians Discreetly Report Harassment
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This Year and Untested 69 Clicks Pub: Sep 15, 17
Harassment-Fighting Transit Apps
The SafeTTC App Helps Torontonians Discreetly Report Harassment
It’s true that transit apps are a dime and dozen, and pretty much every city seems to have them, but the Toronto Transit Commission or TTC is offering a transit app with a difference, in that... [More]
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