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Locating central bus station at VMMC a bad idea

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Transportation Secretary Joseph Abaya has come up with another harebrained idea: Make a portion of the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in Quezon City the central station for buses coming from the north. City buses will also converge there to take passengers from the provinces to their destinations in Metro Manila.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Bad news: Traffic won’t get better till 2015

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I have very bad news for Metro Manilans: The horrendous traffic jams and floods will be with us until next year. This comes straight from Francis Tolentino, chair of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, although he did not say it exactly that way. What he told the Kapihan sa Manila at the Diamond Hotel last Monday (the other guest was former congressman Danilo Suarez) was that the traffic jams are brought about by a combination of factors: diggings on the streets by the Department of Public Works and Highways and by the water concessionaires, the lack of an efficient transport system, too many vehicles on too few streets, and the lack of coordination among the agencies involved in transportation.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

From problems to solutions

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“FROM A collection of problems to a community of solutions” is how Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chair Francis Tolentino describes his “dream” for the metropolis over which he presides, or, rather, coordinates among a scattering of local government officials, national politicians and a restless populace.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Ejercito: Will the 4-day work week work?

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People wonder whether the four-day work week will ease the traffic woes of Metro Manila. Senator Jose Victor “JV” Ejercito, who is from San Juan, doesn’t think so.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

One big, bad joke along ‘daan na matuwid’

I read the report of Kristine Felisse Mangunay on the case filed by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) against a district engineer of the Department of Public Works and Highways for “unauthorized reblocking along C5.” (“DPWH man sued for ‘unauthorized reblocking,’” Metro, 9/25/14).

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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