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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…

Philippines vs USA (Jones Cup 2012)

From Asia-Basket.

Philippines earned William Jones Cup title. They defeated USA selection for the trophy.
LA Tenorio (177-PG-84) dropped a late jumper to seal the victory for Philippines. USA fell at 5-3 record after the loss.
The North American team led one point after ten minutes 13:12. They stretched the lead in the second quarter. USA accumulated a 34:23 halftime lead. But Philippines picked up the tempo in the second half. They unloaded 28 points in the third term to narrow the gap at 8-point mark. Philippines unleashed 25 points in the final stanza and eked out a tough victory at the end. LA Tenorio delivered 20 points for Philippines. Marcus Douthit (210-C/F-80, agency: Edge Sports, college: Providence) added 17 points and 12 rebounds in the victory. Wayne Arnold (193-G-84, agency: Top Notch Sports, college: Tennessee St.) and James Justice (177-PG-89, college: Martin Methodist) provided 17 points each for USA.

Philippines: LA Tenorio 20, Jeffrei Chan (192-F-83) 18, Marcus Douthit 17+12 boards
USA: Wayne Arnold 17, James Justice 17

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