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
How was your commute yesterday?
It appears bus commuters aren't the only ones who think that day one of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) provincial bus ban dry run could have gone smoother.Asked for an assessment of the dry run's first day,
A suggestion from a commuter’s standpoint
The horrendous traffic situation along EDSA has been in the past few days.In case you missed it, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) deployed its enforcers along the infamous major thoroughfare to strictly implement the 'yellow lane' policy. The operations reportedly
Let’s see how things went
Have you passed through EDSA this workweek? If so, then chances are you've witnessed how the operations of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has affected the traffic situation along the notorious thoroughfare-whether you were riding a private vehicle or
Other drivers might find these useful, too
As a person who's lived outside of the metro in the first 23 years of his existence, I consider myself a promdi. People like me-those who only learned to drive around humble streets of small towns-may understand how daunting
Good luck to the commuters from outside the metro
The implementation of the ban on provincial buses on EDSA has been quite a roller-coaster ride. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) began an initial dry run in April, only to ax the test runs about two weeks after.Earlier today,
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