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    Getting Around QC: Riding the COMET

      I had a very pleasant time riding the COMET this morning.  No, not that comet. 🙂 THIS COMET.   //photo grabbed from Get Philippines’ Facebook page   The COMET or City Optimized Managed Electric Transport is an e-vehicle designed as an alternative to the various modes of transportation in Metro Manila, particularly the jeepney. GET Philippines, the company behind the COMET,  has been giving free rides for  the past couple of weeks now for its SM North-Katipunan route in preparation for its regular run beginning October 10, 2014. I drive to work daily from Fairview to Katipunan.  That’s about 90 minutes a day of suffering through horrible traffic. EVERY.…