By Miguel R. Camus
The Philippine government should consider other mass transit solutions to address worsening congestion in Metro Manila, including a $700-million subway system on Edsa to complement the busy Metro Rail Transit Line 3, said an official of Japan International Cooperation Agency.
By Ernesto Ordoñez
The one-lane trade routes formulated to relieve traffic and port congestion are misapplied today.
Traffic jams like Friday’s nine-kilometer gridlock at the North Luzon Expressway may ultimately kill economic activity in Metro Manila and result in higher prices of basic goods, businessmen warned on Saturday.
By Mariejo Mariss Ramos
Metro Manila at a glance reveals an intricate web of problems—frequent traffic jams, flooding, pollution and mass transport mishaps—where immediate solutions are demanded but currently improbable.
By Ben O. de Vera
The demand for office space is expected to slow over the next few months and lease rates would likely decline following the completion of a number of new buildings in Metro Manila, according to global real estate services company Cushman & Wakefield.