Let’s dig in a little deeper. We asked the co-founder of the AEM Institute, Ines Kawgan-Kagan, who is writing her PhD on this topic, for her view. According to her, many aspects influence the adoption of micromobility
– “starting with the male dominance of invention and decision making, over to different intentions and requirements of using micromobility”.
Based on the available literature and a few selected expert interviews on the matter, we identified the following reasons for the gender gap:
- – Risk perception & infrastructure
- – Care work
- – Vehicle suitability
- – The influence of the vehicle ownership gender gap