Can vendors, cars coexist in Baclaran? Edwin Olivarez goes to the streets to find out


Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez held a dialogue with vendors in Baclaran Thursday to find out their concerns.

Olivarez met with the vendors amid the perennial complaint that they worsen traffic along Baclaran. He asked vendors about their concerns and their suggestions.

In a Facebook post about the meeting, the mayor said he hopes to implement a program that would solve both the traffic problem in Baclaran while ensuring vendors are able to continue their livelihood.

“[A]tin pong gagamitin ang pagkakataong tayo po ay nanunungkulan upang maging ganap na maayos ang paghahanapbuhay ng ating mga Vendors hindi lang sa Barangay Baclaran, kundi sa buong lungsod ng Parañaque,” he said.

Olivarez assured that he will consider the vendors’ welfare as the local government comes up with a plan to solve the traffic problem along Baclaran.