Rappler's latest stories on #SaferRoadsPH
It's Right of Way's 1st anniversary. Here's a wrap up of the issues we tackled the past year.
Is it safe to cross two bus lanes in a short distance in order to make a right turn?
With the prevalence of ads masquerading as road signs, Metro Manila's shopping malls have become key landmarks in a metropolis that has no defined center
Ever heard of the broken window theory? That probably explains the chaos in Metro Manila's streets.
Why are sidewalks an afterthought in the construction of the metro's road network?
Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and Muntinlupa City Representative Ruffy Biazon talk about the sorry state of transportation as they commute from Quezon City to Makati
Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin and friends Debbie Rodrigo and Dayo Montalbo drive along EDSA and talk about the controversial ban. What is this new scheme all about, and will it work?
Urban development expert Robie Sy takes a detailed look at the proposed bus rapid transit system in Metro Manila
An organized, systematic, round-the-clock bus system helped solve the traffic woes in cities like Bogota. Can it also solve Manila's problems?
Is cycling a viable form of transportation for daily commute?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority fixes at least 6 problematic road signs and pavement markings along Katipunan Avenue
Catcalled or pushed around while commuting? A longtime female commuter talks about how to toughen up!
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Watch Rappler’s midday newscast with Margie de Leon
The #SaferRoadsPH microsite visualizes information on road crash incidents in the Philippines and compiles Rappler stories on the issue
Just how complicated is the Sucat Interchange in Parañaque? This animation dissects – and visualizes – the complexity of this road network.
Apparently, it's not just the Sucat interchange that's getting much flak in the South
Sucat, the bane of the motorists and commuters of the South. How to deal with this chokepoint?
Rappler's microsite on road safety issues is nominated in the Data Journalism Website of the Year and Public Choice categories
'As of the end of 2016, road crashes kill an average of 31 people a day and is a major cause of death for our youth. This figure shows a 40% increase in the number of deaths compared to 2006,' Catanduanes Representative Cesar Sarmiento says at a plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly
Two road safety advocates have a conversation on enforcement, as well as proposed solutions for Metro Manila's traffic woes.
With traffic enforcers deployed right by traffic lights and intersections, they put their lives on the line
Newly formed group Transport Watch says habal-habal rides or motorcycles for hire are usually booked through Facebook
Living in Metro Manila, transport woes and all, can feel like a daily penance
Pasig City government installs physical separation facilities along Doña Julia Vargas Avenue and F Ortigas Jr Road in Ortigas Center to protect bikers
Vince takes the MRT during rush hour – and lives to tell the tale
MMDA director Neomie Recio explains why Philippine roads signs are wordier compared to international standards
How can pavement markings make or break traffic flow along our roads?
Road safety advocate Vincent Lazatin finds himself on the receiving end of traffic enforcement – his driver's license gets confiscated!
This vlog is the second in a series about road signs and pavement markings
Must-watch videos this week
'You can easily learn knowledge and skills but you cannot build a proper attitude overnight that's why we need to start in the elementary level,' says LTO Region V Director Noreen San Luis-Lutey
At current market rates, the average price of a brand new child car seat in the country costs P10,040.68 while a second-hand one costs P4,250
This vlog is the first in a series about road signs and pavement markings
A road safety advocate attempts to drive from BGC to Quezon City during one of the Christmas season's busiest days.
Watch the interview with Transportation Assistant Secretary Arnulfo Fabillar on Thursday, December 7, at 7 pm
The driver of the Nissan Patrol – identified to be 39-year-old Niño San Gabriel – tests positive for alcohol and is found possessing two firearms inside his vehicle
'We also accept that road safety is our shared responsibility and not of the driver alone,' says Transportation Undersecretary Thomas Orbos
(UPDATED) Various events are organized around the Philippines for the World Day of Remembrance
Violators will be apprehended via the no-contact apprehension policy and will be fined P500 per offense
An LRT1 official says the accident happened when 48-year-old Julieto Eco tried to get on the coach even after the warning buzzer sounded off
What makes the whole process worthwhile is seeing the impact of all these efforts. For instance, after we presented our data analysis in one forum, local officials and volunteers collaborated to paint pedestrian lanes in a number of school zones.
The road crash in Capas town last October 24 – where 5 died and 8 were injured – is just one of the more than 1,000 recorded crash incidents in the province
It's been a struggle for the family since Joaquin Nonan earns only a minimum wage, while his wife earns only P5,000 a month
What are the specifications of the modern jeepney, and how will they improve passenger safety?
A video of a bus passing through a river in Zamboanga del Norte goes viral on social media
The Department of Transportation shows what the updated jeepneys will look like
Pedestrians and cyclists are among the most vulnerable on the road but there are limited laws that protect them