"Pulis man na lalaki o babae dapat makaka-responde sa anumang krimen [Regardless if you are male or female cop, you should be able to respond to any crime incident]," Cruz told reporters on Wednesday during the launch of its HPG All-Women Patrollers/Traffic Supervisors' Unit, along Edsa
corner Boni Serrano, near the Camp Crame, Quezon City.
Eliseo Cruz said they deployed 171 police personnel, who will work withtraffic enforcers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority to improve the flow of vehicles on EDSA
Grace Poe, who chairs the panel, is keen to hear a satisfactory explanation from authorities concerned amid mounting complaints by commuters and motorists passing through Edsa
Last week, it was reported that the EDSA
traffic is not just a transportation -- but also a health - problem.
The series of non-violent protests held from February 22 to 25 in 1986 on a long stretch of EDSA
was watched and admired by the whole world.
Representative Edcel Lagman said that to name EDSA
after former president Corazon EoACAyCory' Aquino -- the mother of incumbent President Benigno Aquino -- would be a disservice to the hundreds of thousands of Filipinos who braved the risk of being mowed down by soldiers loyal to the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the fateful days of February 22-25, 1986.
and ang C5 ay hindi naman sila designed for one- way scheme.
This is also part of proactive measures against all types of crimes that may be committed along Edsa
," HPG director, Brig.
5 meters wide, for the sole use of buses along EDSA
. Nebrija said fencing off the bus lanes is a way to make the lanes exclusive for buses while keeping out private vehicles and disciplining speeding bus drivers.
Villafuerte said the MMDA stood pat on its decision to ban provincial buses and close 46 bus terminals along Edsa
despite calls and judicial petitions filed by various groups before the High Court to nullify what he described as the agency's 'anti-poor and anti-small business' policy.
Bong Nebrija, MMDA EDSA
Traffic chief, said the implementation of such will reduce more than 100,000 vehicles or 30 percent of the 388, 000 vehicles traveling along EDSA
, both private and public.
will be turned into a one-way southbound highway, while opening C5 (C.P.