Articles about Edsa

The popular comedian is in the country for a show
Do you plaster stick-family decals on the rear windshield of your car? If yes, Fil-Am comedian Jo Koy may or may not be a fan of your choice of decoration, depending on the members of said stick family you've
“Kakayanin pong i-manage yan,” she says of the 30,000 pilot-run units in Metro Manila
Whoever came up with the challenge to government officials to leave their SUVs at home and try taking public transport to work in order to understand the daily difficulties of the commuting public? Read this.Celine Pialago, assistant secretary and spokesperson of
Welp
Well, so much for that. A report by CNN Philippines reveals that President Duterte's promise earlier this year to reduce travel time from Cubao to Makati by five minutes is no longer feasible for 2019. The news was broken by presidential
Will something like this work?
At the turn of 2019, the idea of creating a motorcycle-only lane along EDSA was floated by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). It seems that this might become a reality by next year, or so special operations commander Bong Nebrija
From ‘car-brand coding’ and one-way traffic schemes to elevated tollways
It's been one heck of a year for motorists in Metro Manila, especially for those who traverse EDSA regularly. It often felt like we were driving through the worst traffic conditions we've ever experienced every time we found ourselves crawling
Here’s another idea
Would closing EDSA's numerous U-turn slots lead to an improvement in the thoroughfare's traffic flow? At least one person in the Philippine House of Representatives seems to think so.In a recent interview with CNN Philippines, House Minority Leader
As countermeasures to the expected increase in traffic congestion
Are you preparing yourself for the imminent holiday traffic? If so, then you might be glad about this announcement from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).The agency recently held a meeting with the Department of Public Works and Highways, shopping mall
A Congressman has raised the suggestion of building one
Forget improving mass transport, elevated tollways, 'car-brand coding' schemes, and even private vehicle bans to solve traffic on EDSA. A Congressman has raised his suggestion of replicating Kuala Lumpur's Stormwater Management And Road Tunnel-or Smart Tunnel-along the notorious
One senator thinks so
The EDSA traffic saga continues, and ideas continue to pop up left and right like mushrooms.The latest pitch in this discussion comes from Senator Grace Poe. According to a report by Inquirer, the senator mentioned during a Senate hearing the idea
He has ‘prayer warriors’ for his spiritual guidance
Col. Edison 'Bong' Nebrija, MMDA traffic operations chief, must be the agency's busiest and most visible official these days.If we don't see him on social media flagging down colorum buses on EDSA, inspecting field personnel, doing media interviews, guesting
Construction is expected to take between 24-30 months
We've seen proposals for solving EDSA traffic appear here and there in the last few months. This time around, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has decided to join the discussion and pitch in some of its ideas as well.In a recent
What do you think?
Remember our previous story about the suggestion to ban private vehicles on EDSA during rush hours? New discussions revolving around that proposal have popped up yet again, this time courtesy of Representative Edgar Erice from the Second District of Caloocan City.In
What say you?
We know a lot of our readers weren't quite fond of the proposed 'car-brand coding' scheme that surfaced last week-it only takes a quick browse through our Facebook page to see that. But then again, we still took the
“It does nothing to reduce vehicular volume”
The recently proposed one-way scheme along EDSA and C5 as a means to solve the traffic problem in the metro has been the subject of public scrutiny-ridicule, even-ever since it surfaced online.One look at the Facebook reactions to
Desperate times call for desperate measures?
The most difficult problems-such as the EDSA traffic-sometimes need extreme ideas to solve them. At this point, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) seems to remain open to any suggestion.Just a few days ago, the MMDA entertained a proposal
An ominous sign of what’s in store for us in the coming months
We're a few days away from the end of August, and that means we're coming closer and closer to the holiday season. Although that might seem like a lot of fun-especially for the kids-the 'ber' months spell something
Is this feasible?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) says it is looking into a new proposal from the private sector that would implement a one-way traffic scheme on EDSA and C5.Earlier today, Engineer Fernando Guevara, president and managing partner of GPI Engineers
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