Essay About Traffic Duration

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Traffic duration has generated wide interest amongst Filipino drivers in Metro Manila. This problem has been around for years on end. The citizen’s concern is no false alarm, for it raises concern in work efficiency, economic growth and even movement stability. This is also true due to the fact that it affects almost all people living in Metro Manila which sits at around 12.9 million. Unsurprisingly enough, Roth (2000) shows us that the countries rapid growth in population growth will reach a staggering 104.5 million in the year 2025, which complicates the problem of growth in public health, environmental and economic competence.
Longer traffic duration in Metro Manila leads to longer travel time. This shows the true aspect of the problem and as Regidor (2013) shows, there has been a sharp increase in motorcycle purchases since the year 2000 which during that time only saw around 1million registered motorcycles, rising up to 3.2million (320% increase) in 2009. This shows that traffic duration does affect the publics travel time looking at the data collected by such studies on
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In obvious truth, longer travel time causes a person to get less sleep especially people with busy work habits, this has been directly connected to reduction of work efficiency and even bad sleeping habits which can both negatively affect a laborers work performance. It also reduces the time they are allotted to finishing a task, especially when a certain delivery is needed and it comes 4 hours late due to traffic congestion alone. Boquet (2013) shows that although Metro Manila has a small territory it accounts to 35.7% of the nation’s productivity, 18% of its population and 28% of its population while only claiming less than 0.2% of the whole Philippines’ territory. Seeing this fact, it is true to assume that a problem in efficiency will truly affect the country in a huge economic

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