Joe halts Jed’s ‘in­tel­li­gent traf­fic’ project

Panay News - - FRONT PAGE - By Glenda Solo­gas­toa

ILOILO City - Mayor Jose Espinosa III put on hold his pre­de­ces­sor's In­tel­li­gent Trans­port Sys­tem (ITS) project that would sup­pos­edly ad­dress traf­fic con­ges­tion in the city. Go­ing ahead with the ITS with­out a com­pre­hen­sive study on the city's traf­fic sit­u­a­tion was not an in­tel­li­gent move at all, he said. Espinosa can­celled the pro­cure­ment of ITS equip­ment that in­cluded se­cu­rity cam­eras, among oth­ers. ITS was con­cep­tu­al­ized to ad­dress traf­fic con­ges­tion - es­pe­cially on Sen. Benigno Aquino Jr. Av­enue (for­merly Di­ver­sion Road) - caused by ve­hic­u­lar ac­ci­dents, im­proper park­ing of ve­hi­cles and

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