By Anna Liza Villas-Alavaren The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is supporting the proposed three-digit coding scheme for the holidays to help ease traffic congestion. The scheme is expected to reduce the volume of vehicles by about 30 to 40 percent. MMDA … [Read more...] about Will MMC, I-ACT approve the 3-digit coding scheme?
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NAVIGATING with his motorcycle at the speed of 35 to 40 kph, Victor, a 24-year-old practicing operating-room nurse in a government-run tertiary hospital, was hurtling down the dim national highway on his way home from duty one evening at 8:45 p.m. All went fast and furious until … [Read more...] about Tale of road safety
BY MARK PHELAN (DETROIT FREE PRESS) That’s story in the auto industry these days, and it’s not likely to change in 2017. Sales of traditional cars are down, while consumers can’t get enough SUVs. High seating, good sightlines, all-wheel drive and looks that … [Read more...] about SUV’s rule; cars drool
“If we can develop and design streets so that they are wonderful, fulfilling places to be—community-building places, attractive for all people —then we will have successfully designed about one-third of the city directly and will have had an immense impact on … [Read more...] about Save our trees: good road design includes trees
The flow of vehicular traffic all around Metro Manila seemed to have been at its worst in the last few weeks. Roads are clogged in almost all major thoroughfares, and worse in intersections or near U-turn slots. Commuting in Metro Manila is a daily agony without a viable solution … [Read more...] about Road discipline is key to ease traffic woes