Traffic congestion is now beginning to be a major problem and can be pointed out as one of many economic destabilizers specifically in Metro Manila. This is simply due to a lack of coordination between people and traffic rules.
Here are a number of causes:
The Surge of New Cars that Suddenly Popped Up
This is currently the most obvious reason. A former president claimed this to be a sign of economic progress. I can surmise that the sudden boom of the Grab and Uber service are in no small part responsible (though I am definitely in favor of their existence). We also can’t discount the low down payment/monthly payments promo every car dealer offers.