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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

Posted: December 12th, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

‘Wangwang’ back in fashion

A black Mercedes Benz with plate number XKG 535 was traveling on the southbound lane of EDSA from across SM Megamall. It was followed by an Innova with plate number ZCX 762 with blinking hazard lights and escorted by a motorcycle rider with “wangwang” (siren). The motorcycle rider was in a dark-blue uniform. He made all the motorists stop so that the convoy could pass.

Posted: December 4th, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

What ‘Sagip Ilog’?

Las Piñas boasts of its Sagip Ilog program but if you should visit the city, you will see that its canals, creeks and lakes are clogged. The city will suffer from floods if its mayor doesn’t do anything.

Posted: November 27th, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

Bad experience with Maynilad-Parañaque Branch

I take the liberty to write your newspaper so that I may bring attention to my experience with the Maynilad utility company.

Posted: November 23rd, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

Uniformed extortionists

Muntinlupa Police patrol car with plate number SJH 167 just extorted P1,000 from the driver of our truck for an alleged traffic violation. The policemen in this patrol car prey on the drivers of trucks and vans on Muntinlupa National Road. They cover their name plates or stay inside the police car so that they [...]

Posted: October 24th, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

Pedicabs cause heavy traffic

Pedicabs cause heavy traffic Mayor Lim, please do something about pedicabs on Taft-Vito Cruz and near De La Salle University. They cause heavy traffic in the two areas because they park on the road to wait for passengers.—Anonymous Driving blind at night Drivers of passenger jeepneys do not turn on their headlights at night and [...]

Posted: October 16th, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

Lack of discipline

Lack of discipline MRT and LRT commuters have no discipline. They push their way inside the trains even though there are people still going out. There should be a way of separating the people going in and out of the trains so that boarding would be more orderly and safer.—Jason, 29, Quezon City Traffic aide [...]

Posted: October 10th, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

Shoddy flyover rehab

As a Muntinlupa resident who works in Makati City, I regularly drive through the Buendia flyover, which is now full of potholes just weeks after its rehabilitation that lasted more than three months and cost taxpayers millions of pesos. Rains have washed out the asphalt overlay in some sections of the bridge, an indication that [...]

Posted: October 3rd, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

Different president, same old complaint

There are potholes everywhere in Makati City, particularly on the streets of Kamagong, Zapote and Kakarong, the area going to Villamor Base and both lanes of South Superhighway. The presidency may have changed hands but the complaints remain the same. I wonder, where did the road users’ tax go? We taxpayers are not benefiting from [...]

Posted: September 26th, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

Arrogant driver

At around midnight last Sunday, September 11, I was in a passenger jeepney going to Sucat in Parañaque City, when our driver had an altercation with the driver of a beige Toyota Camry (XMK 838) in front of Mareclo subdivision. The driver of the Camry got out of his car and placed his hand on [...]

Posted: September 18th, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

Waste of gov’t money

I always report to the LTFRB reckless taxi drivers, drivers who verbally abuse customers and taxi drivers who insist on charging commuters beyond what is on the meter. And if you don’t want to file a lawsuit and attend hearings, all LTFRB does is file a report. They say they will contact the party involved [...]

Posted: September 4th, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

Overcharging driver

The driver of a tricycle (San Jose #45) charged us P30 from Parco Grocery on Del Monte Avenue to Igdalig Street, Manresa, Quezon City. The distance is less than one kilometer.—Joel, 42, Quezon City Lax security Please step up security in Philippine National Railway trains. The security guards are too lax.—Lawbert, 22, Muntinlupa Forgotten promises [...]

Posted: August 22nd, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

MRT woes

I would like to bring out the difficult situation at Taft Avenue MRT Station.

Posted: August 16th, 2011 in Citizens' Call | Read More »

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