On the Road in Lebanon, Safety is Secondary

Charities are not the only non-governmental bodies focusing on road safety. One entrepreneur, Wissam Abdel Baki, designed the website “PerkMyCity” in November 2012 to encourage Lebanese to report road safety issues. He hoped to put pressure on authorities. As yet, 18 issues have been logged and the authorities have addressed none of them. Read More

 

Perk My City – Report Beyrouth Street Problems - 02 Nov 2012 

Lebanese Entrepreneur Wissam Abdel Baki created Perk My City to help Lebanese local citizens report, view, or discuss the disorder in the streets of their city (currently only in Beyrouth).  Violations such as abandoned vehicles, graffiti, litter, potholes, road blocks, sidewalk defects and any violation considered disgraceful to the city’s image.

To report a violation, the Lebanese local only needs to visit the website, describe the violation, locate it on the map and post a photo of it. Read More

 

LBCI News Bulletin - Nov 2 2012

A Lebanese young entrepreneur Wissam Abdel Baki created a website "perkmycity.com" to help Lebanese citizens report, view, or discuss the disorder in the streets of their city (currently only in Beirut).

The violations' list include: abandoned vehicles, graffiti, litter, potholes, road blocks, sidewalk defects and any violation considered disgraceful to the city's image. To report a violation, the Lebanese citizen only has to visit the website, describe the violation, locate it on the map and post a photo of it. Read More

 

LBCI News Bulletin - Nov 2 2012 Video