Traffic

ANALYSIS: Why Build, Build, Build won’t fix Manila’s traffic

Published by rudy Date posted on August 11, 2021

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Philippines traffic worst in ASEAN, 9th in world

Published by rudy Date posted on January 11, 2021

by Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star), 11 Jan 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has the worst traffic situation among six Southeast Asian countries, and is ranked ninth worst in the world, according to the recent Numbeo report.

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Did You Know: NCR commuters spent 10 days in traffic in 2019

Published by rudy Date posted on February 19, 2020

by Philippine Daily Inquirer, 19 Feb 2020 According to the annual traffic index of TomTom, a Netherlands-based company that ranks traffic congestion in 416 cities worldwide, commuters in Metro Manila on average lost a total of 257 hours — or 10 days and 17 hours — in their commute during rush hour in 2019.

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Manila’s traffic congestion is second worst in the world, says report

Published by rudy Date posted on January 29, 2020

By CNN Philippines Staff, 29 Jan 2020 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 30)— Manila has the second worst traffic congestion out of the 416 cities surveyed around the world, according to a report by a location technology specialist.

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Workers ‘crying for solution’ to Metro traffic mess

Published by rudy Date posted on November 29, 2019

By: Roy Stephen C. Canivel, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 29 Nov 2019 The Management Association of the Philippines, often very formal in its public statements, has let out its frustration over the traffic in Metro Manila, telling the government that each grueling day leaves the workers of its member firms “crying for a solution.”

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It takes five minutes to drive a kilometer in Metro Manila

Published by rudy Date posted on October 26, 2019

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Telecommuting is viable

Published by rudy Date posted on October 7, 2019

Telecommuting is viable No one can argue with the fact that traffic in the metropolis has become practically apocalyptic. The sad part is that the situation will become worse in the coming years before it gets any better—if at all.

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Ex-banker tackling world’s worst traffic with motorbike app

Published by rudy Date posted on October 2, 2019

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Metro Manila traffic congestion causing ‘social consequences’: ADB official

Published by rudy Date posted on October 1, 2019

by ABS-CBN News, 1 Oct 2019 https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/spotlight/10/01/19/metro-manila-traffic-congestion-causing-social-consequences-adb-official An official of the Asian Development Bank warned traffic congestion in Metro Manila is not only hurting the economy but also causing unwanted social consequences. Several shorter-term solutions can be done. – Business Nightly, ANC, October 1, 2019

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[ANALYSIS] What Duterte doesn’t get about Metro Manila traffic

Published by rudy Date posted on September 26, 2019

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These cities have the worst traffic congestion in the world

Published by rudy Date posted on June 13, 2019

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Ano ang solusyon sa matinding traffic?

Published by rudy Date posted on December 18, 2018

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Labor dep’t backs prompt approval of pending telecommuting measures

Published by rudy Date posted on September 21, 2018

by Gillian M. Cortez, BUsinessWorld, Sept 21, 2018 THE Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) is pushing for the immediate approval of legislation allowing more flexible work arrangements to take advantage of improving technology.

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Metro traffic costs P3.5B daily – Jica

Published by rudy Date posted on February 23, 2018

By: Ben O. de Vera – Reporter / @bendeveraINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer, Feb 23, 2018 Five hours daily is what Celest Colina spends on the road to report for work in Makati City and to get home in a subdivision near Fairview in Quezon City.

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Jica: Traffic congestion now costs P3.5 billion a day

Published by rudy Date posted on February 22, 2018

By: Ben O. de Vera, Philippine Daily Inquirer / 22 Feb 2018 The worsening traffic in Metro Manila now costs P3.5 billion in lost opportunities per day, highlighting the need for new and modern infrastructure to ease congestion, the Philippine office of the aid agency Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) said Thursday.

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Worst city traffic in Asia: Metro Manila ranks 3rd

Published by rudy Date posted on November 10, 2017

By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star), Nov 10, 2017 MANILA, Philippines — Manila ranks among the worst cities in Asia when it comes to the time people spend daily on traffic gridlock, a study commissioned by ride-sharing company Uber showed yesterday.

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Adding roads can’t solve traffic congestion

Published by rudy Date posted on December 12, 2016

http://www.ozy.com/presidential-daily-brief/pdb-69353?utm_source=pdb&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=04302016&variable=52af57bdb25c500ad0fe628fd8cf4052#article69368 They can’t let it ride. When the Holland Tunnel linking New York City to New Jersey opened nearly 90 years ago, the future of transportation looked bright. But today, the American Society of Civil Engineers says it would cost around $3.6 trillion to repair America’s crumbling infrastructure, and experts insist more roads haven’t done…

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Telecommuting seen to help resolve traffic crisis

Published by rudy Date posted on November 11, 2016

By Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star), November 11, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the private sector have come up with a resolution and proposed an executive order (EO) for the use of telecommuting and other ICT-based tools to help address the country’s traffic problem.

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‘Traffic control measures not feasible’

Published by rudy Date posted on November 7, 2016

By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star), November 7, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade will have to come up with better plans to address the worsening traffic crisis in the country than the ones he presented to Congress in asking for emergency powers for President Duterte, Sen. Grace Poe said yesterday.

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You want tough solutions to traffic management

Published by rudy Date posted on February 18, 2016

Tired of all the traffic on major thoroughfares? Here are some foolproof solutions gathered from frustrated motorists who are willing to face the consequences of some of these proposed solutions. Many if not all of these suggestions may not see the light of day in the near future due to a number of reasons. Read…

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Published by rudy Date posted on December 11, 2015

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Which are the world’s 10 most congested cities?

Published by rudy Date posted on September 22, 2015

If you thought traffic in Los Angeles was bad, just wait until you see how bad it gets in other major cities around the world.

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Phl has 5th worst traffic in the world – study

Published by rudy Date posted on September 4, 2015

The Philippines is the fifth country in the world with the worst traffic conditions, according to the online database Numbeo.

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Traffic: time to be drastic?

Published by rudy Date posted on August 28, 2015

The MMDA chairman said there is nothing much that could be done about our traffic gridlock in the next 15 years. The day after he said that, he went traipsing to Cebu supposedly to help with APEC meetings there but honestly, to campaign for his planned senatorial bid.

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Readers give more suggestions on traffic woes

Published by rudy Date posted on August 27, 2015

We have more readers who want to express their views and suggestions on solving the traffic problems confronting Metro Manila commuters. This one is from Constancio de Leon who wrote: “For the last 30 years, I’ve lived in Loyola Heights, an upscale residential community across Katipunan Ave. in front of Ateneo de Manila and Miriam…

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Is Metro Manila traffic headache unsolvable?

Published by rudy Date posted on August 20, 2015

Vehicle coding is dead meat – not at all useful these days when you look at the traffic situation that Metro Manila has to contend with even before the sun rises and way past the midnight hour on many occasions.

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Which city has the world’s worst traffic jams?

Published by rudy Date posted on May 16, 2015

Originally posted on 9 February 2015 Indonesia’s capital Jakarta has the world’s worst traffic jams according to a new survey by Castrol, its 2014 Magnatec Stop-Start Index. Have sympathy for the city’s drivers, who were recorded as suffering 33,240 stop-starts per year, meaning they spent 27.22% of their total travel time going nowehere.

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Daily cost of traffic to every Metro Manila resident: P120

Published by rudy Date posted on September 22, 2014

MANILA – The Philippines has to speed up the implementation of a multi-billion dollar transportation infrastructure roadmap amid the rapid urbanization of Metro Manila, a Japanese expert said last week.

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One lane misapplication causing misery

Published by rudy Date posted on September 11, 2014

The one-lane trade routes formulated to relieve traffic and port congestion are misapplied today. This has caused misery for the riding public, as well as the businessmen who create jobs and contribute to inclusive growth.

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Gov’t calls for cooperation to solve traffic, port congestion

Published by rudy Date posted on September 7, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Understanding and cooperation. That was the request of Malacañang on Sunday to those involved in the port decongestion, which has been causing traffic jams in the metropolis.

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