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Road Sharing Scheme for Motorists and Pedestrians

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/450691/road-sharing-scheme-for-motorists-pedestrians-urged#ixzz2ZnyD45yI Over 100 lawyers have threatened to sue government officials should they fail to implement within 30 days an environment-friendly road-sharing scheme that would favor the “carless people of the Philippines.” In a 13-page letter sent to government agencies, 126 lawyers from all over the country led by staunch environmental advocate Antonio Oposa Jr. demanded… Read More ›

MMDA Promotes Children Road Safety

The national government has urged local government units to replicate Manila’s Children Road Safety Park to educate more children about road safety and traffic discipline. During the recently concluded Road Safety Summit, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Corazon Jimenez encouraged local chief executives to build a park for children to learn the proper… Read More ›

How to turn Metro Manila into a people friendly city

How to turn Metro Manila into a people friendly city http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/277993/scitech/science/how-to-turn-metro-manila-into-a-people-friendly-megacity Getting from point A to point B in Metro Manila is a struggle. Commuters squeeze into jam-packed trains and rickety buses and jeeps. Motorists spend long hours stuck in gridlock. Everyone is exposed to toxic air. Road travel is risky. In 2011, 10 road accidents took place every hour… Read More ›

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