Bicycling rates of males and females in the United States differ, but little is known about when or why these differences begin to occur. With demonstrated benefits for human health and the environment, bicycling should be experienced equally throughout the population. This paper explores gender differences in cycling in order to better understand when bicycling habits become established and how children ride their bicycles on a day-to-day basis to assist researchers and advocates in their efforts to create infrastructure design, policy, training, and educational and encouragement programs.

Read the full report: Gender Differences in Youth Bicycling Report (PDF)