The Metropolitan Manila Growth Authority (MMDA), underneath new management, on Monday mentioned it will operate on strengthening site visitors soon after the Philippines ranked second in maximum congestion level in the earth centered on a review.
Interviewed on Unang Balita, MMDA chairperson Benhur Abalos reported they are examining on infrastructure initiatives, parts of problems, and deployment of enforcers to increase the visitors.
“Pina-imbentaryo ko lahat ng empleyado natin partikular na ang mga traffic enforcers natin. Pina-check ko pa ang mga infrastructure na kailangan gawin, na ongoing. Pangatlo po, ‘yung mga may problema na lugar kamukha po ng mga U-switch slots,” he claimed.
Based on its 2020 Website traffic Index, Dutch multinational developer and creator of location technological innovation and consumer electronics Tom Tom reported Manila has 53% congestion stage.
A 53% congestion stage usually means that a 30-minute trip will acquire 53% much more time than it would all through the city’s baseline uncongested disorders, Tom Tom stated.
Aside from the Philippines, the metropolitan areas of Mumbai, India, and Bogota, Columbia also have a 53% congestion stage.
Moscow, Russia rated the greatest congestion stage at 54%.
In Tom Tom’s overall ranking of worst visitors, the Philippines ranked fourth.
The Tom Tom report covered 416 towns throughout 57 international locations on six continents. The Site visitors Index ranks city congestion around the globe and offers free of charge accessibility to city-by-metropolis information and facts. —KBK, GMA News