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It's Monday morning and you're driving to work, then you suddenly find yourself stuck at an intersection just a few kilometers away from the office. You look around to see what's going on, only to see the traffic light
Nothing but green
They say patience is a virtue, and we completely agree. For many drivers, though, it's a difficult one to practice behind the wheel-especially if you're operating a vehicle capable of piling on kilometers at a pace quicker than the
The shoe capital of the Philippines is celebrating
First, we saw some Mickey Mouse-inspired stoplights put up by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in celebration of the character's 90th anniversary. Now, Marikina City is getting in on the themed-lights action.The city, which is known to
No more beating the red light
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Imagine a city with no traffic lights and no gridlock. Where cars move freely without congestion and are spared from accidents. Imagine a world
To assist PWDs when crossing the street
Representative Lorna Velasco (Party list, AMA) has filed a bill seeking to equip traffic lights with audible signals at all pedestrian crossings "to provide safety for persons with disability, elderly people and pregnant women when crossing the street.""The audible traffic signal
Beating traffic jams to become more high-tech
Audi has been developing a system that seeks to improve a driver's daily commute by integrating with a city's traffic light network, "which could make driving through towns and cities far more fluid and free of annoying and economy-denting
For safer and 'more civil' driving
It's a widely accepted rule that a yellow traffic light means a driver should slow down. Unfortunately, some people--and some local driving schools, as a matter of fact--believe that the yellow light is a signal to "go faster."China,
It's time to drop the me-first mentality
We're sure you've noticed the horrid traffic that has engulfed our streets recently, which we can surely attribute to the Christmas-shopping frenzy. You've also probably noticed that this horrendous rush has caused some vehicles to clog intersections in
By 2016, believe it or not
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has identified seven major roads, which will be widened and rehabilitated in line with an Urban Renewal Master Plan that aims to turn the metropolis into a "world-class, vibrant, safe and healthy" place by 2016.
Will it really solve the traffic in Baclaran?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has completed the first of several roundabouts, which are expected to help ease traffic in the metropolis.The new roundabout is located at the corner of Redemptorist Street and Roxas Boulevard Service Road in Baclaran, Parañ
Could this be better than the U-turn slots?
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is now looking at constructing roundabouts in strategic locations in the metropolis to decongest traffic.MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino got the idea to construct roundabouts after doing an aerial inspection of Metro Manila, which gave him a "
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