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

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…
It's been a while since my last blog. I have been pretty busy with work and with my family since we went to China. Not to mention that I probably lost some momentum on writing after coming back from vacation.

Why do we lose momentum and how do we get it back? It happens to me a lot of times. The two weeks before I leave, that's when I have business appointments left and right. Then when I come back, it takes a while to get my momentum back. It's been three weeks since I got back from vacation and I'm only starting to get back my groove.

I'm actually at a better position than my previous vacations. It used to take me over a month to even get one appointment.

I guess Zig Ziglar is correct, the day before you go on vacation is your most productive day. Why? Because you had a purpose, you want to get everything done before you leave so you have your full attention at what you're doing.

So how do we get back on track? Get busy! That's all.