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More buses will be deployed to augment the reduced train capacity
After 127 depot employees and rail workers tested positive for COVID-19, the MRT-3 could see a reduced number of operational trains beginning Monday, July 6. Currently, some 16 to 19 trains are deployed daily, with each accommodating a maximum of
Buses are now assigned to EDSA’s innermost lanes
Love them or hate them, buses are an integral part of EDSA. And while we've gotten used to seeing them on the outermost lanes of the thoroughfare, a new system is now being tested. Interim operations of the EDSA busway began
Will this work in the long run?
We finally have a good look at what the stations along EDSA's inner bus lanes look like, and frankly, they appear rather nice.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) shared photos of completed bus stops along the EDSA Busway on social media
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Small tricycles with a big mission
The time it takes for the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to respond to road users who figure in accidents or other emergency situations will likely improve in the near future. Trimotors Technology Corporation and JVR Foundation have donated five Bajaj RE
It’s happening
Cyclists, we have some very good news for you today: The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have agreed to begin constructing protected bike lanes along EDSA.According to a Facebook post by the DOTr, construction of the
Motorists—especially frontliners—take note
Remember the modified number coding scheme proposed by the Metro Manila Council (MMC) just a week back? Well, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it will start implementing the said scheme starting Monday, June 8, 2020.This announcement comes
The agency suggests they use sidewalks in the meantime
Yes, the plight of our country's bikers is a serious one. But this, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) says, is not a valid reason for groups to disregard the law.The agency has made it known that members of bicycle
This is what refusing to cooperate gets you
As more and more motorists start hitting the road once again as we transition further in to general community quarantine (GCQ) in the metro, it's almost inevitable that traffic violations will increase in number as a result.Still, we'd be
It was like playing a game of patintero with the enforcers
Do you remember playing patintero as a child? In case you're not familiar, this popular street game involves chasing and tagging as one team versus another, and is played within the confines of a rectangular box drawn on the floor. For
Not a good look
That's a hell of a traffic jam. Frankly, this is a troubling sight given the circumstances. But let's be honest: Did we really expect anything different when authorities announced Metro Manila would be shifting to general community quarantine (GCQ) today?
How can we keep this clean ECQ air?
You learn it in grade school: Pollution affects everyone on the planet, and in some cases, it can even kill you. It's a consequence that's particularly likely in low- to middle-income countries, according to the World Health Organization, with
These stops will be located at the MRT-3 stations
We've known for a while how public transport will change drastically under the new normal. But now, it's becoming clear that even the ever-notorious EDSA will have to be reworked as well.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced
Beware of roving police on motorcycles, though
We're only a few days into Metro Manila's slight downgrade to a modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), so you may want to keep track of all the adjustments being made to manage traffic and movement between different cities. For example:
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
A few takeaways
And just like that, Metro Manila is no longer under an enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ)-we're now in a modified enhanced community quarantine period (MECQ) which, if we're being honest, is almost the same thing.The biggest difference? More
More cars return to the road
Metro Manila has shifted to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) today, May 16, after two months of strict measures under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Most industries have been allowed to partially resume operations; and it seems people can't wait to go
Let’s all help flatten the curve
In case you missed it, the Philippine government has instructed the Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) to crack down on unauthorized individuals driving out during the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ).The development comes following a spike
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