Who is Gabby?
The jeepney has practically become synonymous with the Philippines, as closely associated with it as pristine beaches and wide-eyed tarsiers. It has become a cultural symbol with its loud splashes of color, intricate paintings adorning the sides, and figures of horses
DOTr has yet to give the go-signal
The House Committee on Public Transportation led by Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento has approved a resolution that reportedly allows two ride-hailing motorcycle companies to resume operations. This was announced by Presidential spokesman Harry Roque on his social media account."Nilabas na
An almost 1000km journey
After losing his job in Metro Manila, 19-year-old Peter Roncales decided to bike from Parañaque City all the way to his home in the municipality of Oras in Eastern Samar.This was an almost 1,000km journey, according to
Check out the list here
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has authorized the operation of 1,006 public utility jeepneys (PUJ) on 10 additional routes in Metro Manila.As per Memorandum Circular 2020-043, the following trips will be available starting tomorrow, September 9:
We ask the TMP president himself
Because of the pandemic, it will be a long time before we see crowded buses and commuter bodies stuffed in MRT coaches again. In fact, we're seeing car-buying promos everywhere because driving a personal car is one's best chance
What do you think?
Our public transportation system left much to be desired even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Now? Circumstances outside of our control have magnified its flaws even more.At least one member of Congress believes that service contracting is the answer to
Looking for an ultra-compact two-wheeler?
Still thinking about buying a bike to help you easily get around the city while we're in what seems to be a never-ending quarantine? In case you're still looking for bicycles that are perfect for the city, check this
The policy is set to be implemented on July 26
The Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association (MDPPA) has finally come out in the open to oppose the controversial rider's barrier policy set to be implemented by the National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 on July 26, or six days from
Want
Our days of having to bring extra shirts to the office may be numbered. Sony has just introduced a palm-sized 'wearable thermo device' you can tuck underneath your polo, and it's capable of keeping you cool and sweat-free during
This is the story behind the Good Morning towel
There are many reasons to stan the childhood staple accessory that is the humble bimpo: it's the perfect size to stuff into your shirt's back, it's lightweight and ultra-absorbent-but at some point, we graduate to the heavy-
We can only dream
It was the stuff of nightmares for every Metro Manila commuter: A freak rainstorm had turned the city into even more of a dreaded traffic hellhole than it usually is. Carlo Maala, in his late 20s in 2017, was making his way
Need a new mode of transportation?
Thinking about getting a bike but not sure if you're fit enough to pedal across the city? You might want to consider investing in an electric bicycle or an 'e-bike' especially now that more cities are planning to enforce bike
It has a three-row setup
We're currently seeing the country ease into general community quarantine in the last couple of days. Businesses have reopened, trains are operating, and workers are going back to their offices. All of which follow strict guidelines and are under limited capacity.
Good news, commuters
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will add new bus routes starting tomorrow, June 5. This move aims to help more employees get to work, as businesses have resumed operations under general community quarantine (
Did you take public transport yesterday?
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is looking into allowing jeepneys to operate during general community quarantine (GCQ) areas earlier than planned-but it will still depend on the need for public transportation options."Kung hindi sufficient yung bus na yan, ang next
About time
Bikers and bus riders may have something to look forward to after the community quarantine: Transport officials are looking into turning the innermost lane of EDSA into a bus-only lane, with the outermost lane reserved for bikes, the Metropolitan Manila Development
‘We miss commuting.’ It’s kind of weird hearing yourself say that.
People say you don't know what you've got until it's gone. Well, it's been a good couple of weeks now since we last took public transportation and, for all the s*** the daily grind puts us through, and
Are you ready to make the jump?
If there's anything the last several days have taught us, it's that remote-office setups aren't just a fad-they're here for good.It isn't just the threat of a deadly virus that calls for more companies
Uh oh
Note: The image above is a file photo from our archives.Metro Manila's community quarantine period is off to a rough and possibly dangerous start.Commuters in some areas of the nation's capital were greeted this morning by large crowds
But remember: Stay in if you can
Even before a 'community quarantine' was declared for the National Capital Region on the evening of March 12, the government had cautioned the public against taking overcrowded public transportation to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in various parts of the country,
  • TGP Rating:
    /20

    Starts at ₱

    TGP Rating:
    /20
    Starts at ₱