OC Transpo’s silence after sex assault part of PR strategy, emails suggest

Media Date: 23/11/2013
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 The Ottawa Citizen's continued coverage of OC Transpo safety issues.
Reason The Citizen accessed internal documents outlining OC Transpo's safety strategy.
Comment Since we initially approached OC Transpo, it was clear to us that addressing safety on public transit was more 'window dressing' than genuine effort.
Outcome Onward!
Link to Article http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Transpo+silence+after+assault+part+strategy+emails+suggest/9202633/story.html

 

Keywords: Hollaback! Ottawa, public transit, OC Transpo, safety, violence against women