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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…

Major Flooding in Metro Manila

Torrential rain continues to pound Metro Manila. There's flooding is most areas of Metro Manila.

Here are some photos I have compiled. I will keep adding as I find more.

Here's one near the LRT station at Santolan. The flood waters are almost at the level of the LRT tracks.
St. Jude Catholic School.

Retiro, Quezon City.

Here's a way you might be able to save your car from flooding. This tip is from Bogart the Explorer.

Of course, what is the Philippines without making light of any bad situation?

The Philippine Red Cross Amphibian together with other rescue vehicles of the PRC have been deployed since last night. From Dick Gordon's Facebook.


I'll put up more photos in another post.

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