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3 Cost Effective Ways to Solve Metro Manila's Traffic Problem

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The Facebook page of ANC 24/7 is asking for its reader's suggestion on how to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem.


This got me thinking, "what is the best way to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem?" It's easy to make suggestions, what's hard is the implementation and the cost of implementation. So what is the the best way to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem and the most cost effective solution?

Punitive Fines
First of all, any implementation will definitely cost money, a lot of money. The cause of the traffic mess is the people themselves so it's only right that those causing the traffic problem should be fined and the fine should hurt. That way, the fines will pay for the cost of enforcing the law.
The fines should start at P500 and goes up every week if you don't pay it within 15 days. To enforce this and prevent people from ignoring the fine. It will be tied to their driver's license or car registration. They cannot renew their d…
Decide/Decision

"Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her. But once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game." -- Voltaire

"Don't say, 'If I could, I would.' Say, 'If I can, I will.'" -- Jim Rohn

"Most people quit because of one reason and one reason only.... they decided not to win." -- Doug Firebaugh

"Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach." -- Anthony Robbins


Desire/Motivation

"Champions are propelled by desire, not compelled by fear." -- Denis Waitley

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination." -- Tommy Lasorda

"Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen." -- Peter Marshall

"What you want in your life occasionally shows up... what you must have... always does." -- Doug Fireba…