The examples mentioned showed that all private initiatives need public support in order to succeed and get established. Cities should cooperate with private companies to launch new solutions aiming at fostering safety and female gender inclusiveness. Moreover, the support of public authorities would be instrumental for the normalization of public intervention in funding and fostering implementations coming from the private sector. Mainstreaming these processes could help turn inclusive implementation from a wonderful initiative into a rule for every sustainable government policy.
So, by looking at the ways this gap has been addressed, awareness-raising campaigns on the issue of gender neutrality in public transport should be carried out, as this topic has not yet achieved the attention it deserves. People need to know that discrimination, inequality, and gender-based violence have historical roots, and in order to challenge them, it is necessary both to act through practical initiatives, but also to change the patriarchal ingrained mindset through education in schools, campaigns against gender-based violence, listening and involving women as much as possible in data collection and in the decision-making process.
To increase the female usage of shared mobility, cities and regions need to invest in safe and segregated infrastructure, regulating the equal distribution of services around the territory and not only in the city centre. On their side, operators need to do more research on their users and accommodate the needs of women in their services, by offering training, making their vehicles safer and adding new services such as including the baby car seat option in a shared car.
Inclusiveness is one of the main pillars of an accessible, efficient, and sustainable transport system as it allows all categories of people to have a voice in the development process and be a part of it.