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NYC safest public transportation system for women

Posted on October 30, 2014

NEW YORK — A survey published by Thomson Reuters Foundation found that New York City has the safest public transportation system for women, with Bogotá ranking as the most dangerous, reported Al Jazeera America.

Researchers surveyed more than 6,000 women in the 15 most populous world capitals and New York City to gauge women’s experiences with harassment and violence while riding public transportation. Survey questions focused on how safe women felt taking public transportation after dark, perceived risk and experience with verbal and physical harassment, the likelihood of bystander assistance and trust in authorities handling reported cases. For the full story, click here.

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