Media Coverage

Check out some media coverage of our work below:

Need for better snow and clearing off sidewalks

Tom Spears. "Family and wheelchair 'power through' now -- but wish they didn't have to." Ottawa Citizen. 13 Nov. 2018.

Affordable Housing Near Rapid Transit

Jason White. “Councillor pushes for more affordable housing near O-Train.” 1310 News. 10 May 2018.

Saif Kaisar. “Values of properties near LRT stations are increasing.” 1310 News. 3 May 2018.

Laura Osman. “Work affordable housing into LRT plans, advocates urge.” CBC News Ottawa. 2 May 2018.

OBJ Staff. "Advocates fear unaffordable developments along LRT route". Ottawa Business Journal. 25 September 2017.

Ryan Tumilty. “Advocates want to ensure Ottawa LRT access is affordable.” Metro Ottawa. 24 September 2017. *Article unavailable

Amanda Pfeffer. “New light-rail system could leave disadvantaged Ottawans in the lurch: transportation summit.” CBC News Ottawa. 22 September 2017.


Active Transportation
Isaac Wurrman. "The missing links: Are Ottawa's bike lanes reaching the people who need them?" Ottawa Magazine. 10 July 2017.


Lowering Bus Fares
Trevor Haché. "Haché: How to improve Ottawa's EquiPass program". Ottawa Citizen. 22 January 2018.
Joanne Chianello. "City confirms new low-income bus fare despite slow start for EquiPass". CBC News Ottawa. 12 December 2017.
Joanne Chianello. "Why do seniors get a bigger break on bus fare than the poor? They just do." CBC News Ottawa. 5 December 2017.
CBC News. "$1.75 transit fare for low-income riders approved at transit commission". CBC News Ottawa. 5 December 2017. 
Laura Osman. "Freeze fares, raise parking, transit advocate urges council". CBC News Ottawa. 12 October 2017.
Joanne Chianello, Kate Porter. "Ottawa budget has good news, bad news for anti-poverty advocates." CBC News Ottawa. 10 November 2016.


Better Infrastructure/ Pop-Up Projects
CBC News. "Pop-up bike lanes installed on Moodie Drive". CBC News. 22 July 2018.
Ismaël Sy. "Une piste cyclable temporaire apparaît sur la promenade Moodie à Ottawa. Radio Canada. 22 July 2018.
CTV Ottawa. "Bells Corners cyclists create pop-up bike lane on Moodie Drive". CTV Ottawa. 22 July 2018.
Alan Neal. "Bells Corners Pop-up Bike Lanes". All in a Day. 20 July 2018.
CBC News. "Vanier residents call for more bus shelters along Montreal Road". CBC News Ottawa. 16 January 2018.
Matthew Pearson. "Engineering students devise 'pop-up' solutions to Bayshore traffic challenge". Ottawa Citizen. 20 March 2016.


Neighbourhood Work
Vanier residents call for better bus service. CTV News Ottawa. 18 June 2018.
The Rick Gibbons Show. "The Rick Gibbons Show". 1310 News. 19 June 2018. *Hour one, Trevor Haché
CBC News. "Vanier residents frustrated by changes to OC Transpo bus route". CBC News. 7 August 2018.