Should Ottawa adopt Sweden's gender-balanced snow-clearing policies?

By CBC News Ottawa, January 24, 2018

Stockholm and other Swedish municipalities have adopted a "gender equal plowing strategy" that prioritizes sidewalks, bike paths and bus lanes ahead of streets frequented by cars when snow falls.

It's an attempt to spend more public dollars on women, who are more likely to travel by foot, bicycle or public transportation.

Also, to reduce the city's carbon footprint by putting emphasis on more environmentally-friendly transportation options.

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