Tag: bus

New Submission – Witnessed on the bus

A man keeps asking a women on the bus questions when she is obviously uncomfertable and is trying to listen to music. Asks her where she works, then the adress, then what time she gets off, if anyone picks her up, you see where this is going.   [got_back]

CONTEST ALERT

We are already gearing up for  April’s National Anti Street Harassment Week.  We have big things planned, all of which are a secret for right now – so please watch our Facebook for more details! In preparation, we want to remind Vancouver about our FREE Smart Phone App. We would really love to have MORE people … Continued

Commuting as a Community.

Here we are at our last #transittuesday of the Summer (*tear).  To be honest, the theme scribbled beside this Tuesday is “Back to School.” It seems we were going to recap the various things about harassment and transit that we have talked about this summer and see how we can apply them to the school … Continued

How do you intervene?

And we are back with another #transittuesday! Summer is wrapping up ( sad, isn’t it?) so it is a good time to review the 4 D’s of Bystander Intervention.  If you witness what looks like harassment while on the bus or skytrain (or anywhere actually)  you have the power to intervene in one of 4 … Continued

Our own Stacey, wrote a piece for  GUTS Magazine 10 THINGS I’VE LEARNED ABOUT STREET HARASSMENT     As part of international Anti Street Harassment Week in April, I led a campaign that asked people to record the number of times street harassment interrupted their day over a twenty-four-hour period. Participants would click on a … Continued

These boots are made for walkin (or biking, or bussing, or skytraining or cabbing…)

  In late July, we celebrated our official 1 year anniversary of fighting street harassment in Vancouver. For a year now, we have published very troublesome stories of folks experiencing whistles, cat calls, name calling, flashing, groping, violence,  and other unacceptable ( and infuriating, and terrifying)  behaviors directed at them as they move around Vancouver. … Continued

The United Nations & Harassment on transit.

Did you know that Women’s safety on transit is such a serious issue  that even the United Nations weighed in on the matter?   In 2011 the UN Women Committee created their Safe Cities Global Initiative. Included in this are best practices for making public transit safer for women and girls. Here we are going … Continued