Bacolod is known as the City of Smiles because of its famous MassKara Festival which is a spectacularly vivid mix of music, color and dance. Similar to other big cities in the Philippines, traffic in Bacolod has been getting worse in the recent years along with the growth of the local economy.
Rush hours are normally from 5 PM to 6 PM when employees and students pour into streets and onto public transport to get home. Congested roads and slow traffic flow are also common during major holidays such as Christmas, New Year and MassKara Festival.
Despite the easy availability of public transport, it’s undeniable that owning a private vehicle brings a lot more benefits when it comes to getting around within the city. Let Philkotse.com give out some reasons why people decide to buy a car in Bacolod:
Owning a vehicle means you can live wherever you want without worrying if it’s easy to commute to your work from your home.
We all know how annoying it is to queue in a long line waiting for a delayed bus/jeepney. That’s why many people choose to buy a car to release themselves from relying on public transit and ride-share systems.
There are a lot of beautiful places and attractions which are only a few hour drives from Bacolod. With a car, you could even take cross-country road trips.