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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…

Nike: Find Your Greatness — Jogger

Nike has always been known to make great ads. Typically, Nike uses athletes in their ads, but they came out with an ad recently just as the Olympics came out that's called "Find Your Greatness".

There are several ads in the campaign but this one called "Jogger" is particularly interesting. Instead of an athlete, it features and overweight 12 year old boy name Nathan from London, Ohio.

This ad is a bit controversial as some people are calling it exploitative or making fun of an overweight person. I personally think it's brilliant and inspirational, not exploitative at all.

The first time I saw the ad I thought to myself, this is a great ad. It shows people that you don't need to be an athlete to go and work out, you just have to do it.

By the way, Nathan said he puked in a ditch while filming takes. That's commitment!


Here are more details about Nathan from Business Insider.


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