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No need for safety audits, OC Transpo say

Media Date: 06/09/2013
Type of Media: newspaper
Name of Media: The Ottawa Citizen

Interviewer: Derek Spalding

Interviewee: Julie S. Lalonde Role: Director of Hollaback! Ottawa

Article Information

Background As part of the Citizen's continued coverage of safety issues on public transit.
Reason As part of its coverage of safety issues on transit, The Citizen acquired information about the number of safety audits that occur on transit facilities.
Comment It was surprising to see OC Transpo so overtly stating that no further safety audits were needed. Thankfully, both Hollaback! Ottawa and WISE were able to comment on the necessity of further audits.
Outcome When we met with OC Transpo on September 9, 2013 they stated that they would be open to any safety audits proposed by the community. It's a start!
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Keywords: OC Transpo, Hollaback! Ottawa, public transit, harassment