It would require motorists in private cars to pay an additional fee during rush hour
We're already reaching the year's end, but it seems we still haven't seen the last of 2019's collection of proposals to solve Metro Manila traffic.According to a report by ABS-CBN, the Management Association of the Philippines (
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
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 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
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
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
Don't be that douchebag
We all hate traffic. Anyone who says otherwise is either lying or is some sort of sadist who's fond of cruel and unusual punishment. In a perfect world, we'd all do everything we can to lessen the congestion as much
An option to consider
The picture above shows what's known in Australia as a transit lane, or as most of us would probably call it, a carpool lane. These lanes restrict the number of private vehicles that can traverse them at certain times of the
Designated bus terminals, jeepney upgrades and other proposals
The thought of Metro Manila traffic alone is enough to send feelings of dread down anyone's spine, especially during peak hours when 20-minute trips suddenly take three hours. Aside from confusing number-coding schemes, is anything really being done to
Even offering prize money for the effort
Just a few days ago, we wrote about Ford's participation in this year's Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany. The event, if you recall, showed off two cool Ford vehicles--the awesome GT and a one-off Forza Focus RS that
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