7 months Chaos, gridlock a daily ordeal for Manila’s long-suffering commuters MB
By Reuters MANILA (Reuters) – It’s 3.30 a.m. in the Philippines and much of San Jose Del Monte is fast asleep. Janice Sarad, 22, who works for a bank, sits inside a jeepney in Pasig City, Metro Manila, in Philippines, December 3, 2018. Apart from getting stuck in traffic, Sarad often struggles to get a jeepney going to her neighbourhood as very few jeepneys cover this route. “You have to push, shove, and run because everyone’s trying to get a seat. On the train, everyone tries to sneak on so they don’t have to wait. On the bus, there are ... more