Articles about Metro Manila Traffic

Don’t worry. It’s not a full closure
If you're travelling within the Manila City Hall's vicinity, be prepared to brace for heavy traffic. That's because the rehabilitation of Lagusnilad vehicular underpass has begun, and the roadworks project will take about four months to finish.OTHER STORIES
Don’t easily believe what circulates online
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) recently belied posts circulating online that a new number coding system is in place.In its public advisory on April 27, MMDA said the current Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP), also known as the number
Good for a 15.55% year-on-year increase
Traffic in Metro Manila reset when COVID-19 hit. But in the months since the major lockdowns, gridlock have increasingly gone worse-actually, traffic didn't even take long to go back to pre-pandemic levels.But EDSA isn't the only
Full implementation starts on March 27
It's happening: After an extended dry run, the full implementation of the exclusive motorcycle lane on Commonweath Avenue begins on March 27, 2023.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has now released the guidelines, including the lane designations for all types
“This is illegal and is not allowed on our platform”
Looks like the public transport situation in Metro Manila this Christmas season is forcing people to come up with desperate measures to get a ride to their destination. Can you really blame them? Everywhere you look on the road network, you see
The LTO’s new system might take effect in the first quarter of 2023
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is currently working on a new single-ticketing system that it's looking to roll out by the first quarter of next year. This system seeks to unify traffic violations and their corresponding fines and penalties across
Until implementation issues have been ironed out
The new head of the Land Transportation Office has written to local government units (LGUs) to ask that they suspend their implementation of the no contact apprehension programs (NCAP) until certain issues have been addressed."Sumulat na po tayo sa kanila at
Um, small consolation?
Remember when the possible implementation of a new number coding scheme was being discussed a couple of months back? Our last update on it was that any new measure will likely take effect under the incoming administration.So, here's the latest
Is anyone even surprised to hear about this?
There's one thing we've taken for granted over the last two years: the lack of traffic. Now that more and more workers are returning to the office, pre-pandemic traffic jams are back in full force, making many of us
Government agencies might want to look into these
Year in and year out, government agencies and authorities keep trying to solve the never-ending traffic problem on EDSA. As the number of cars plying EDSA continues to rise, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is looking for ways to control
How’s the return-to-office experience been for you so far?
On March 1, parts of the country were put under Alert Level 1. With the looser restrictions, many of us began trooping back to the office as companies instructed employees to report physically to work.Some bosses want to see more people
For everyone on the road
The light turns red just as the jeepney executes a perfect 'Schumacher chop,' cutting across my lane to pick up a solitary commuter. I've driven in Metro Manila long enough to anticipate such moves, and slowed the car down, giving him
Here we go
It's not only the final month of the year that we're ushering in tomorrow: Effective December 1, 2021, the reimplementation of number coding will also kick in, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has confirmed. Merry Christmas.As mentioned in
The agency adds that this could implemented “probably by next week”
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is recommending to Metro Manila mayors the reimposition of number coding as looser COVID-19 restrictions bring traffic congestion close to pre-pandemic levels.The vehicle reduction scheme could be back "probably by next week," MMDA
We rank fifth in terms of the number of hours spent in traffic yearly
We lose a lot of time and money whenever we get stuck in heavy traffic in Metro Manila. But have any of you ever wondered how much you actually lose?Budget Direct recently conducted a study on the yearly costs of sitting
The recent 390,238 tally is almost as big as the 405,882 total from July 8, 2019
Here's a question for motorists who pass through EDSA regularly these days: Is it starting to feel like traffic is getting worse by the day? Well, don't worry, it's not just your head playing tricks on you.According to
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