Rappler's latest stories on traffic in the Philippines
'Your remark is insensitive and exemplifies what we already know about this administration: that you rarely really care about the poor, and that you coddle the rich.'
'We have reduced home to housing as simply a commodity,' says UP economics professor Chester Arcilla at an urban development forum
Transportation planner Robert Siy says the war on traffic is largely fought at the local level
Our country’s problem with road congestion is, at its core, a problem of incentives: the right ones are simply not in place. The solution is fairly simple: correct the existing incentives by reducing the relative benefits of private vehicles and increasing their relative costs.
A third-party study commissioned by Uber reveals insights that compound the urgency to beat congestion in Metro Manila
As the problems snowballed and the administration remained quiet on telling people what it’s doing Filipinos have become too angry to appreciate the reforms that to them are too little too late
The current transportation bottleneck is something that should concern every Filipino
He spends a chunk of his first speech in front of Metro Manila voters explaining his plans for trains airports seaports
The most radical solution is to cut the number of cars plying the roads – cars with odd and even plate numbers would take turns every week says the President
UPDATED A viral Facebook post reports how a man claiming he s a traffic enforcer – but not in uniform – rudely apprehended an alleged violator
You will not see the people living in squatter areas in Pasig and some areas of Metro Manila But I hope you do
What makes them unworthy of in depth commentary is that they should not be in the headlines at all
Unless the foundations for rule of law anchored on acceptable social behavior begin to take form in our Philippine polity the risk is that the gains of this administration will not be sustained in the long run
After a double digit drop in domestic traffic in 2011 PAL is hoping for a double digit increase in 2012