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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…

Blast in Serendra; 3 killed, 4 injured

From Rappler.

MANILA, Philippines (9th UPDATE) – Taguig police on Friday evening, May 31, confirmed that a strong explosion rocked the posh Serendra in Taguig and sent shockwaves to different parts of the city.

In an official statement, the residential project's developer Ayala Land Inc. (ALI) said the blast happened around 8pm in Unit 501B of Two Serendra, killing 3 people aboard a truck that was pinned down by a falling wall.

The incident also damaged 10 units in the condominium and injured 4 residents. The 4 were taken to the nearby St. Luke's Medical Center to receive treatments.

As of 9:45 pm, the 3 in the truck were still pinned down, according to one eyewitness.

According to city officials, the affected unit was owned by a foreigner. ALI said the building has been evacuated and the residents are being treated and accommodated while the incident is being investigated.

Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Mar Roxas said Taguig police and the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) are currently conducting further investigation and asked the public to hold off on speculation until a scientific analysis could be made.



Video courtesy of Skip dela Cruz

Comments

valeriesummers said…
they will be giving out the result of investigation this friday and i hope they are right. i love taguig and makati. i eat in that area everyday. they have the best wines. now i have to order online from http://www.ewine.ph

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