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No pushing, please

The Metro Rail Transit trains are always overcrowded. People push and shove their way inside the coaches even when these are already full, a situation that may lead to injuries.—Oli, Quezon City

Errant taxi cab

Ran-Gen Taxi with plate number TXX-858 is overcharging passengers.  Please forward to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board .—Nick V. Illescas, Quezon City

Safe to eat?

Mayor Recom, do the sidewalk vendors cooking and selling barbecue, innards and other foodstuff on F. Roxas Street and 3rd Avenue have sanitary permits? Their cooking is so unsanitary.—Gary, Caloocan City

Maynilad issues clarification

This is in reference to the article published on Dec. 7 titled,  “Motorcycle hater kills driver, wounds another.” We would like to clarify that the business office at the corner of EDSA and Monte de Piedad Street in Cubao, Quezon City, is not a Maynilad office since this is not part of our concession area.—Karmina M. Alejandro, Content Development Specialist, Maynilad Water Services Inc.

Waste of taxes

Just want to ask the  Department of Public Works and Highways or

the Quezon City engineering office about the ongoing road blocking

projects here in some areas in Quezon City. I wonder why the roads have to be fixed when there’s nothing wrong with them. This happens

every year. What a waste of taxpayers’ money. Mr. President, I think

someone is trying to put one over you.—Carlos de Guzman, 35, Fairview, Quezon City


A junk shop at NHA Building 6 has taken over a portion of Road 10 at the corner of Capulong Street or C2.—Danilo Simeon, San Jose, Navotas City

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  • PobrengBata

    MRT overcrowded? You should try PNR even once, and tell the world.

  • Jefrey Lumague

    Overcrowding in each train coach has become regular fare to any seasoned MRT commuter. Repetition of such scenes could be finally put to a stop “if and only if” every MRT personnel would know how to make their operations run smoothly. All they have to do is regulate the flow of passengers coming in and out of each arriving and departing train coach, making sure that overcrowding is prevented even at peak hours, and that all commuters get to ride the MRT without having to feel like sardines hurriedly stuffed inside a narrow tin can and becoming stressed out. 

    • claipm

      Ito ang dapat bigyang pansin ni Pinoy hindi puro GMA at Corona.

  • rantyreyes

    naku. mrt at lrt wala sa kalingkingan kumpara sa tren punta alabang galing divisoria. nakasakay ako minsan grabe, halos di na makagalaw. wala namang nagreklamo dahil sanay na. tsaka mga class DE karamihan kaya di sanay magreklamo.importante makapunta sa trabaho at makauwi sa bahay.

  • Hfxwst

    Just impose a law, that every elected official in MM has to use the MRT at least 2 X each week.

    Am sure capacity and comfort would be increased immediately.

  • Manuel_II

    Tulakan sa MRT, tuwang tuwa mga manyak dyan, LOL

  • tra6Gpeche

    Ang namamahala ng MRT at LRT ang may pananagutan sa pagiging malinis, ligtas at maginhawang pagsakay ng mga gumagamit ng nabanggit na sasakyan. Lagi na lang bang “gigisingin” sila ng Pangulo? Ang namumuno ba ng MRT at LRT ay puro mga tamad at “tulog.”

  • SimpliSourceIt

    Overcrowding is not  a problem of space it is a symptom of a problem in the public transport system. #DOT #govph

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