No, Mr Panelo, there is a traffic crisis and denying it won’t help
A few days ago, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo disagreed when asked if he thought there was already a traffic crisis in the country. “Everybody suffers from that, that is a given, but there is no mass transport paralysis, hence there is no mass transport crisis,” he infamously remarked in a press conference. It was the same week when all major train systems in the metro broke down…
You are wrong, Mr Panelo. And millions of Filipinos will agree with me. I will tell you why.