Binay wants agency tasked solely with decongesting MM traffic


Vice President Jejomar Binay said he plans to split the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) if elected president to create a full-time department that will focus solely on decongesting Metro Manila traffic.

“Ang ilalagay ko po diyan ay isang competent na may kakayahang mamuno diyan sa problema ng trapiko [I will assign someone competent, who has the capability to lead in resolving the traffic problem],” he told audiences of a televised presidential debate on Sunday.

“Balak ko hong paghatiin yung DOTC, yung magkakaroon ng Department of Transportation at meron po namang Department of Communications,” [I plan split it into a Department of Transportation and a Department of Communications.], he said.

Binay has once served as a Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman.


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