‘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,
Standing is still allowed, as long as the bus isn’t overcrowded
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has addressed concerns regarding the use of public buses amid Metro Manila's ongoing COVID-19 scare.In a press conference held on March 10, the agency announced that overcrowded buses will not be
Of course, commuting is hell for any gender
There is no doubt that the hellish ordeal known as the Metro Manila daily commute chooses no gender. But to celebrate International Women's Day we wanted to share what going from point A to B is like for ladies. Many women
It would have blocked the view of the shrine
A few days ago, Quezon City mayor Joy Belmonte suspended the construction of the MRT-7's Quezon Memorial Circle station due to concerns surrounding the facility's size and effect on its surrounding area.Initially, some netizens saw the move as
Construction has been put on hold by the QC local government
It appears the MRT-7 project has hit a snag.The Quezon City local government has put the rail line's construction on hold due to concerns surrounding the size of the MRT-7's Quezon Memorial Circle station (QMC). In a
“The petitioners stand to suffer the consequences”
The Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court (RTC) has issued a 72-hour temporary restraining order (TRO) on the 10,000-rider cap in Metro Manila for riders from each of the three companies participating in motorcycle-taxi pilot run as imposed by
‘The TWG will not be deterred by threats’
A few days ago, commuter welfare group Lawyers for Commuters Safety and Protection (LCSP) questioned the Department of Transportation (DOTr) technical working group's (TWG) authority over the ongoing motorcycle-taxi pilot run. Now, the agency has responded.In a strongly worded
To protect public interest
Yesterday, the government announced that Metro Manila rail line stations have begun charging an extra P10 for the issuance of Beep cards.The hike brought the cost per card up to P30, and this doesn't even include a Beep card's
Yes, please
Have you become wary of opening your Grab app due to the ride-hailing service's exorbitant fares of late? Well, its management has some very good news for you.According to a report by GMA News Online, Grab Philippines president Brian
What was your last taxi experience like?
One would think that with the easy accessibility of ride-hailing services and stricter enforcement by government transportation agencies regular taxis would've gotten their act together. Unfortunately, if this social experiment by Bisayang Hilaw is to be believed, this isn't
It’s not going away
Motorists have barely resigned to themselves to a life spent slowly crawling along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) northbound lanes, when they were rudely awakened-an understatement, we know-by extreme congestion on the southbound lanes on the evening of November 7
It really does feel nostalgic
Hi, fellow commuters! Come on, admit it: Your morning and evening UV rides are so frustrating-and such a waste of precious time-that you sometimes listen to music and pretend like you're in a dramatic music video. Sure, the person
Sad ones, to be honest
Anyone who has ever needed to ride the MRT at least once in their lives-especially during rush hour-knows how much of an ordeal it is to use this mode of transport. That's just the tip of the iceberg, though-
These are just a few of many
You wake up to a buzzing alarm, and you realize it's a Monday morning yet again. You squint your eyes at the clock and see that it's already 5am. Five years ago 5am meant you can press the snooze button
There are 5,000 taxi franchises up for grabs
Set aside all your concerns regarding the number of TNVS units (or the lack thereof) for a minute. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has some good news. Well...sort of.The government agency has just announced that it has
Because s*** just got real
The rainy season has officially begun, whether you like it or not. And to make sure our readers stay safe when the typhoons hit, we're handing out a new set of tips.We've already released tip sheets for driving in
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