A Congressman has raised the suggestion of building one
Forget improving mass transport, elevated tollways, 'car-brand coding' schemes, and even private vehicle bans to solve traffic on EDSA. A Congressman has raised his suggestion of replicating Kuala Lumpur's Stormwater Management And Road Tunnel-or Smart Tunnel-along the notorious
One senator thinks so
The EDSA traffic saga continues, and ideas continue to pop up left and right like mushrooms.The latest pitch in this discussion comes from Senator Grace Poe. According to a report by Inquirer, the senator mentioned during a Senate hearing the idea
He has ‘prayer warriors’ for his spiritual guidance
Col. Edison 'Bong' Nebrija, MMDA traffic operations chief, must be the agency's busiest and most visible official these days.If we don't see him on social media flagging down colorum buses on EDSA, inspecting field personnel, doing media interviews, guesting
Construction is expected to take between 24-30 months
We've seen proposals for solving EDSA traffic appear here and there in the last few months. This time around, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has decided to join the discussion and pitch in some of its ideas as well.In a recent
What do you think?
Remember our previous story about the suggestion to ban private vehicles on EDSA during rush hours? New discussions revolving around that proposal have popped up yet again, this time courtesy of Representative Edgar Erice from the Second District of Caloocan City.In
What say you?
We know a lot of our readers weren't quite fond of the proposed 'car-brand coding' scheme that surfaced last week-it only takes a quick browse through our Facebook page to see that. But then again, we still took the
“It does nothing to reduce vehicular volume”
The recently proposed one-way scheme along EDSA and C5 as a means to solve the traffic problem in the metro has been the subject of public scrutiny-ridicule, even-ever since it surfaced online.One look at the Facebook reactions to
Desperate times call for desperate measures?
The most difficult problems-such as the EDSA traffic-sometimes need extreme ideas to solve them. At this point, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) seems to remain open to any suggestion.Just a few days ago, the MMDA entertained a proposal
An ominous sign of what’s in store for us in the coming months
We're a few days away from the end of August, and that means we're coming closer and closer to the holiday season. Although that might seem like a lot of fun-especially for the kids-the 'ber' months spell something
Is this feasible?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) says it is looking into a new proposal from the private sector that would implement a one-way traffic scheme on EDSA and C5.Earlier today, Engineer Fernando Guevara, president and managing partner of GPI Engineers
“Mas kinatatakutan daw kasi kami”
Yes, the 'ber' months are just around the corner-and so is worse traffic congestion in Metro Manila. So, other than once again hearing the Christmas songs of Jose Mari Chan in every shopping mall, we will again see personnel of the
These are just a few of many
You wake up to a buzzing alarm, and you realize it's a Monday morning yet again. You squint your eyes at the clock and see that it's already 5am. Five years ago 5am meant you can press the snooze button
Worth a shot?
Remember the elevated walkway project that was raised in the Senate just a week ago? It seems Senate majority leader Juan Miguel Zubiri is pretty damn serious about pushing through with it.In a recent privilege speech by the Senator, he reiterated
Do you think this is feasible?
The spiraling traffic-management issues on EDSA have garnered a handful of proposed solutions from netizens, including a rework of the thoroughfare's lane system and the implementation of a private-vehicle ban along the avenue during rush hours. Now, a lawmaker
It’s a sight to behold
Remember last week's bus lane fiasco along EDSA? While some of us were complaining, others actually took their time to think of possible solutions to the ever-growing traffic problem.One previous suggestion from a concerned commuter featured a possible reworking
“Traffic will continue to worsen unless we lessen the demand for cars”
The past week was a long one for the people in the metro. In case you missed it, the already-horrendous traffic situation was worsened by the implementation of the 'yellow lane' and provincial bus ban policies on EDSA earlier last week,
Proposed scheme expected to be presented at Senate
With the 'ber' months just around the corner, traffic authorities are now in a mad scramble to come up with solutions to the worsening vehicle congestion in Metro Manila. The ideas range from bright and innovative to downright absurd, with the majority
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