When an overpass collapsed, politicians and experts predicted calamity for months. After less than a week, things returned “close to normal.”
Sitting in their cars since Monday afternoon in below-freezing temperatures, drivers are starting to worry about running out of gas and supplies.
“I miss the times when the jeepney barker would say, ‘We can take one more,’ and I’d believe him but end up with half my ass hanging off the jeepney seat.”
In the Greater Kuala Lumpur area, only about 20 percent of people take public transportation.
Biking is one of 2020’s most unexpected trends — an activity you can do at a safe distance, while appreciating nature and cityscapes.
In parts of Metro Manila, traffic enforcers are required to issue a certain number of tickets each day, while bus drivers need to give a fixed amount of their daily revenue to the companies that own the vehicles.
In Manila and Jakarta, vehicles are banned from certain roads on specific days or times, depending on the last number on their license plate.
Of all the recent coronavirus restrictions, the introduction of car reduction schemes by some local councils has caused the most dissent.
Traffic has long been bad in Metro Manila but it has gotten worse since road constructions started in the southern part of the city last year.
Mats Jarlstrom has spent most of the last decade trying to disrupt conventional wisdom surrounding a century old technology. It was an uphill climb to say the least.
By pulling 99 phones down empty streets, artist Simon Weckert made it look like they were gridlocked on Google Maps.