More CCTVs, AI monitoring proposed to prevent suicides on Cebu bridges


CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Mactan Cebu Bridge Monitoring Board (MCBMB) tackled preventing suicides on Cebu’s two bridges on Tuesday, September 10, following an increase of suicide attempts in 2019.

Traffic and monitoring analyst Leo Bacus said that while “the bridge is monitored 24/7, there are blind spots not covered.”

The board …