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'Para! sa Pilipinas' road safety campaign launched

Feb 11, 2015 - 11:30 AM

Press release: Para sa Pilipinas is a reporting tool launched to commemorate the first anniversary of the Bontoc bus crash

Para! Sa Pilipinas is an online tool where commuters can report and give feedback on their experience riding buses.

Tired of errant buses? You can soon report them!

Feb 07, 2015 - 2:16 PM

The Para Po reporting tool which DAKILA is developing allows commuters to report errant bus firms that violate rules on overloading smoke belching reckless driving and obstruction of traffic

Sentenced driver in Bontoc bus mishap remains scot-free

Feb 06, 2015 - 4:22 PM

Mountain Province police are hunting down bus driver Edgar Mendoza Renon who was sentenced in August to two years and 4 months to 6 years in jail

SCOT -REE. The driver of this Florida bus, which fell into a ravine in Bontoc and killed at least 14 people, in February 2014, has been found guilty by a court but has not served his sentence. Rappler file photo

When public transport is an injustice

Feb 05, 2015 - 3:19 PM

A year after the Florida bus crash we are reminded of the injustice the riding public has to go through everyday as they come to work or go home to their families

Bus crash survivors: Don’t let GV Florida get off scott-free

Jun 30, 2014 - 6:09 PM

They urge the LTFRB to question the appeals court’s decision to overturn the board’s decision to suspend the bus units

CASUALTIES. A bus carrying 45 people fell into a ravine in Bontoc, killing at least 14 people on-site. File photo by Rappler

LTFRB on social media 'rumor': No disguised Florida buses

Apr 25, 2014 - 9:43 PM

Chairman Winston Ginez says the board gave permission to another bus line – TransportPro Services – to temporarily use GV Florida terminals Florida s suspension stays

5 Mayamy buses suspended after Commonwealth crash

Mar 05, 2014 - 8:57 PM

The preventive suspension which begins March 5 will last for 30 days

KILLER HIGHWAY. Commonwealth Avenue has been the site of many frequent road accidents. Photo from Wikipedia.

Tado's wife shaves head to protest lax road rules

Feb 19, 2014 - 8:50 AM

Lei Jimenez says her husband Tado was killed by the same system he painstakingly tried to change

SHAVING FOR JUSTICE. A member of the artist group Dakila shaves the head of Leiz Jimenez widow of the late activist-entertainer Arvin 'Tado' Jimenez in front of the GV Florida bus station in Sampaloc, Manila Febuary 19, 2013. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

#FloridaMustPay: Petition supports bus accident victims

Feb 13, 2014 - 4:42 PM

The petition on Change org says the company s sketchy statement about payments to the victims and their is adding insult to injury

Aquino calls road safety meet after successive accidents

Feb 10, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Malacañang says imposing stiffer penalties on erring bus lines will be up to Congress but thinks the cancellation of a franchise is a severe enough penalty

CASUALTIES. A Florida Transport bus carrying at least 45 people fell into a ravine in Bontoc, killing 14, including comedian Arvin "Tado" Jimenez. Photo by Rappler