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Only way to improve MM traffic: Control volume of cars

There is no question that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has been trying its best to solve our worsening traffic woes.

Posted: June 10th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Let’s use more ferryboats and trains

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The Pasig River ferryboat is sailing again, thanks to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chair Francis Tolentino. It resumed cruising up and down the Pasig last Monday, giving commuters free rides.

Posted: May 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

River run

The revival of the Pasig River Ferry comes across as an afterthought, but it’s a welcome idea just the same in view of the traffic gridlock feared to occur when an estimated 15 road projects get underway all at the same time in Metro Manila. (As it is, the traffic situation is a recurring nightmare.)

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

As we learn from Rizal, Pasig ferry an efficient mode of transport

May I refer to Neal H. Cruz’s column titled “Promote alternative means of transportation” (Opinion, 2/14/14), wherein he stated: “We are glad to read in Sunday’s Inquirer that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will revive the Pasig River ferry as suggested in a recent column….

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Sanity

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I sympathize with the Share the Road Movement. Complaining that virtually all of the country’s streets are given to the 2 percent that owns cars, the group marched to the Supreme Court last Monday to demand that half of them be given to nonmotorized transport (walking, bicycling) and the other half to a motorized one. Additionally, it demanded that public officials be made to take public transport on a regular basis.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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