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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…
I've been reading my best friend's blog
and it's both exciting and sad. Exciting because it's great that he's experiencing a lot of new things in his life. Sad because I can feel that he's lonely.

Sometimes thing just don't work out in a relationship, but eventually, time will heal all wounds and we meet new people. Things may not happen as we want them to, but it could turn out to be the best thing that happened to us. Who knows, maybe things happen because we're destined to have something better.

I remembered when I broke up with my first girlfriend. It felt like the saddest day in my life, but I moved on and now realized that if I didn't break up with her, I wouldn't have met my wife and have such a wonderful son.

It's interesting, two of my best friends are both named Jonathan. They're both great people to talk to and although we don't get together that much anymore since we're all in different co…