It’s in front of SM Megamall
While driving on EDSA for the first time in months, my friend pointed to a huge monument being erected in front of SM Megamall. "It looks like Valak," he said. "It looks like the Nazguls from the Lord of the Rings," I
Perfect for the (ugh) new normal
Pity the poor GTA Online tuning enthusiast. They spend hours fettling their cars' performance, carefully selecting the perfect arrangement of vinyl decals and getting the fluffy dice just so, only to roll out of the garage and be immediately annihilated by some
A lot of commuters apparently did
Did you commute via the buses passing through EDSA this week? If so, then chances are you're familiar with the issues regarding Tripko, an automated fare-collection system (AFCS) that some bus lines operating around the metro are using now that
Were any of you caught up in the recent floods?
The rains have been pouring damn hard these past several days mainly due to Habagat and partly because of Typhoon Fabian, leaving several areas around the Philippines-specifically, Metro Manila-submerged in floods.Taft Avenue in Manila City was one thoroughfare that
Here’s what you need to know
Well, that was quick. Metro Manila, along with a handful of other provinces, has returned to general community quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions. This shift comes less than a day after the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed local transmission of the COVID-
Avoid all unnecessary travel
Still taking public transportation on the regular? Then you'll want to make sure you're extra careful moving forward, as the Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed the local transmission of the COVID-19 Delta variant.In a statement, the DOH
Uh oh
Earlier this month, motorists were surprised by the sudden revival of controversial Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Centers (PMVIC). Now, a member of the Philippine Senate is expressing his displeasure over the move. In a statement, senate president pro tempore Ralph Recto blasted
This is now the world’s fastest ground vehicle
The world's fastest train has just been unveiled in China. State media reported that the country's new maglev (magnetic levitation) train that can reach speeds of up to 600kph has just rolled off the production line.A maglev train floats
Think this is doable?
Expecting road closures around the Batasang Pambansa for president Rodrigo Duterte's final State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 26? Take a chill pill, because the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) says it might not even be necessary. In an
Just a little while longer
Looking forward to trying out the new Rockwell Bridge? Yeah, so are we. Unfortunately, the structure's opening has been moved to August instead of within July. But that doesn't mean we're looking forward to using it to avoid EDSA
Good news for bikers in the area
Good news for cyclists in Davao City, as the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has officially inaugurated the city's 54.744km bike-lane network.The Metro Davao Bike Lanes span across 14 sections within Davao City. These include Quimpo Boulevard, Sandawa Road,
“We do not tolerate private subdivisions that take advantage of our motorists”
Some motorists find being asked to leave their driver's license at the gate of a private subdivision a hot topic. If you think that is an issue, you're probably not going to dig how some villages are apparently charging drivers '
“Pangit naman po yun”
In case you missed it, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) laid out its reasons for holding off from reimplementing the number coding scheme last week.Long story short, the agency believes suddenly reimplementing the measure while the capital's public transportation
Goals
If we're being honest, the lighting situation on many Philippine roads leaves much to be desired. It isn't just that a lot of thoroughfares are poorly lit, either-sometimes, visibility is hit or miss as one end of a street
You don’t need memes when you can hear Dom say ‘family’
Family. Family. Family.By now, chances are some of you are pulling your hairs out with the countless Dominic Toretto 'family' memes you're seeing on your Facebook feed. Fret not, because soon the meme might be making its way from JPGs
It seems to be the case
On Thursday, the Skyway O&M Corporation, operator of the Skyway Stage 3, reported that traffic has been easing on the elevated facility after motorists complained about it during the first day of toll fee collection."We apologize for the inconvenience. While
The toll-free expressway has been partially opened
Good news for residents of the north: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has officially opened the first 18km portion of the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX).This first part of the four-lane expressway starts at the Subic-Clark-
Some of our readers share their reasons
It's been nearly a year since the Department of Transportation (DOTr) initially mandated all tollways to go completely cashless. As we all know, everything didn't exactly go as planned.Frankly, it's going to be really hard to backtrack all
Think we’ll ever see autonomous PUVs in the PH?
Imagine the perfect PUV driver: He drives at manageable speeds, he's punctual, and perhaps most important, he always checks his side mirrors before making a move. Does he exist around these parts? Possibly. Though we reckon there aren't enough of
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