Did you know that Road 10 (R10) is the shortest (and quickest) way to the southwest portions of Manila, Makati, Pasay & Las Pinas if you’re coming from Malabon City, Navotas City, Caloocan City, Valenzuela City or Bulacan?
Unlike EDSA that arches thru Caloocan, Quezon City, Mandaluyong, Makati & Pasay – R10 is like a straight path along the pier. Of course, past urban planners apparently recognized this, that is why they made provisions to widen R10 into 6-lanes on opposite directions.
However, informal dwellers, homeowners, commercial establishments & truck hauler owners continue to make huge portions of R10 inaccessible to motorists. In fact, widened sections that were already cleared of dwellers are now full of parked trucks, cars & makeshift structures that render the newly-paved lanes useless to vehicular traffic (that triples in volume during morning and evening rush hours).
This means that a viable option to help ease the traffic congestion in EDSA and other key roads in Metro Manila is wasted, along with billions of taxpayers’ money. Calling on Secretary Mark Villar of Department of Public Works and Highways and Secretary Arthur Tugade of Department of Transportation and Communications…