“Let’s embrace change for the better”
It ain't over 'til it's over.Operators of the elevated Skyway system clarified that the review on the implementation of the 'RFID-only' scheme continues, and it will only be implemented after it has been approved by the Toll Regulatory
We can’t wait until 2020
A small portion of the new Skyway Stage 3 was recently opened to the public, and we were able to try it out. It's about a kilometer-long stretch northbound from just before the intersection of Gil Puyat Avenue all the
For the C5 South Link construction
The soon-to-be C5 South Link's hefty construction is currently ongoing. Per the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), this new 7.7km expressway will connect areas of Makati and Taguig to Parañaque and other areas in
Let's all keep our cool
Heavy car volume, traffic congestion, engine breakdowns, and vehicle collisions are just a few issues that commonly trigger traffic buildup along the tollways nowadays. But motorists are exacerbating the already stressful situation. Alex C. Cruz, SMC Tollways operations head, bared it all."
The toll fee struggle is real
I live in Santa Rosa, Laguna, and a one-way toll fee from here to the Skyway costs P221. So it's safe to say that if I need to go to Manila, I would have to shell out close to P500
Plus, an update on unifying the toll systems
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has directed the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) to have the Skyway's new toll collection scheme scrapped as soon as possible.Speaking from Clark City, Pampanga, DOTr head Arthur Tugade said that the new system can't
Yes please
Your prayers haven't fallen on deaf ears.Following criticism and online bashing from the traffic caused by a newly opened toll collection system near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on-ramp, Skyway management has decided to revert to the "pay as
From C5/Taguig all the way to Batasan in QC
The so-called 'Golden Age of Infrastructure' of the Duterte administration is now at full throttle. Government officials involved in infrastructure, transportation and traffic management came in full force during the ground-breaking ceremony for the 34km South East Metro Manila Expressway (
You might need tissue for this one
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Last month, we joined ABS-CBN and Mazda Philippines in rewarding one very deserving Skyway tollbooth operator for her exemplary work ethic and dedication
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Because nothing beats an informed driver
Holy Week is almost here, which means summer road trips for most of us. So now would be a good time to familiarize ourselves with the specific speed limits on our major expressways. It's interesting how many of us don't
Do you agree?
The traffic situation in Cebu City has become so bad that Rep. Raul Del Mar (1st District, Cebu City) has filed House Bill 5142, which calls for the construction of elevated highways in his bailiwick "to decongest traffic."According to Del Mar,
Advance work has started
Advance work for the Skyway Stage 3 project has started, so expect traffic to be utterly frustrating. To put order into the ongoing roadwork, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has released an advisory on alternate routes for private vehicles driving southbound.Southbound
Could become operational before end of the year
With the South Luzon Expressway\'s E-Pass costing nearly P2,000 per unit, the public\'s clamor for a more affordable alternative is now being looked at by the South Luzon Tollways Corporation and Skyway O&M Corporation, the operators of
Another step closer to reality
The Toll Regulatory Board has reportedly asked the operators of both the North and South Luzon Expressways to work together to link both highways.According to ABS-CBNNews.com, the TRB has asked the Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC) and the Citra
Metro Manila could look like Bangkok in a few years' time
Connecting the North Luzon Expressway to the South Luzon Expressway is one step closer to being realized as the bosses of the two main expressways connecting Metro Manila to northern and southern provinces, have formally pitched their projects to President Benigno Aquino
To cut travel time and lessen traffic at tollbooths
A solon is calling for the adoption of a unified ticketing and payment system for expressways in Luzon as the Holy Week exodus is expected to cause a bottleneck at the tollbooths.Besides the more popular and widely-used North Luzon Expressway (
Hassle-free travel from north to south and vice-versa
Traveling from, say, Laguna to Subic may soon require not just one long expressway but a single-payment scheme as well. Metro Pacific Tollways (MTC), operator of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), has proposed an
14km elevated expressway proposed
Crawling along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) and C-5, specially during the rush hour, is something Metro Manila motorists suffer everyday. You're probably one of those who spend at least an hour on the road just to get from
Luzon road trips will be slightly more expensive
This is it. The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) has published the toll rate inclusive of the 12-percent value-added tax that will be collected starting October 1.Here are the new rates based on the matrix signed by TRB executive director
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