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4:45 PM March 26, 2019

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Netizens React on MMDA’s Plan to Impose 60-Kph Speed Limit in Metro Manila

MMDA – Lots of netizens reacted on MMDA’s plan to impose a 60-kph speed limit in Metro Manila.

Retired brigadier general Danilo Lim is the current chairman of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).

The government agency is responsible for the monitoring, planning, and metro-wide services in Metro Manila.

Photo Source: Inquirer

Based on a report from Inquirer, MMDA proposed to reduce the speed limit of 60-kph in Metro Manila roads on Tuesday, March 26.

The General Manager of the agency, Jojo Garcia, believed that their plan will reduce any accident during off-peak and early hours.

“Yung sa speed limit yung 60 kilometers per hour, ‘pag madaling araw nagkakaroon ng aksidente… Ili-limit natin ng 60 kph lahat sa Metro Manila,” he said.

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According to the report, Jojo Garcia brushed off those who complain about the proposed speed limit.

“Nagkatawanan na naman, nakakatakbo ba tayo ng 60 [kph]? Sa Commonwealth, medyo maluwag diyan, ang Roxas Boulevard ‘pag tanghali lang makakatakbo ka ng 60 kph.”

“Some part ng Edsa, yung pagdating ng Balintawak [at] Monumento maluwag na makakatakbo ka ng 60 [kph],” he added.

Surely, a lot of people will react on the new plans of the MMDA.

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Photo Source: Inquirer

Lots of netizens reacted on the proposal of MMDA. Here are some of their comments from Inquirer’s Facebook Page:

@Gabriel Yap: “I find it funny that MMDA thinks we can go faster than 60kph in Manila traffic”

@Jayson Mendoza: “Maybe the goal should be how motorists can drive at that speed of 60kph”

@Pete Abaigar Jr.: “Ang galaing.. Sa tindi ng traffic problem yan pa talaga pinag kaabalahan ng MMDA.. Mag bawas ng speed to 60kph sa lahat ng lansangan sa MM? Seriously?”

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