Articles about Edsa Driving

Think you had a rough time commuting?
We've all joked about how awful it is to be caught in Metro Manila traffic when you need to pee badly. But being stuck in traffic when you have a medical emergency sounds like a nightmare--or an unforgettable story your
Good news for single motorists
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Jojo Garcia has announced that the full implementation of EDSA's driver-only rush hour ban is postponed."This is not an MMDA monopoly. We respect the Senate's resolution," Garcia told reporters during a
Where do you stand?
In case you've been living under a rock, the MMDA has recently rolled out the dry run of its rush hour driver-only ban and expanded high-occupancy-vehicle (HOV) lane on EDSA-from Magallanes to North Avenue. Oh, and that
The war on traffic rages on
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has announced that it plans to further regulate car tints, after the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said its personnel are finding it difficult to enforce the new driver-only ban on designated HOV lanes on EDSA
It's no longer just a trial
It's really happening: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and Metro Manila Council (MMC) are implementing a driver-only ban on EDSA. This time, it's not just an idea, a plan or a trial phase-the agencies have already released
'Wag padalos-dalos'
A Senator has spoken up regarding the Metro Manila Council (MMC) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) plan to ban cars without passengers from EDSA during rush hour.According to Senator Grace Poe, the MMDA shouldn't rush implementing the new
Here's what you guys had to say
Okay, it looks like the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has finally set things straight. The plan is to ban all cars with no passengers across all private lanes of EDSA during rush hour, and not just along the thoroughfare's high-
We're drowning in a sea of red lights
In case you missed it, last month the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) told motorists to brace for heavier traffic during the second half of 2018. This stems from a handful of major road works and repairs in areas like Buendia and
Which one is the fastest?
If you've ever watched the Top Gear UK TV show, then you'll know that our brand loves a challenge. No matter what mode of transport, Top Gear's charismatic hosts are always game to give it a try. Not ones
It pays to just stay home
Holy Week. That official time of the year when many of us plan the most epic of road trips--either to reunite with province-based relatives or simply to escape the stressful city life we live 24/7. Funny, however, that those
From freedom to immobility
How time flies. If only cars on Epifanio de los Santos Avenue were just as fast. Can you believe it has been three decades since Filipinos took to EDSA to kick out a dictator? And today, we commemorate that milestone by listing
It pays to know in advance
The MMDA has announced via its Facebook page that it will be closing the entirety of White Plains Avenue going to EDSA from February 14 to 29 in line with preparations for the upcoming 30th anniversary of the People Power revolution.White
Is P500 enough to scare violators?
Motorists, be warned: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is preparing to crack down on private vehicles using the PUV lane along EDSA.According to a report by, EDSA Technical Working Group head and cabinet secretary Jose Rene Almendras has announced
A seasonal plan to decongest traffic
Did you know that there is a shortage of buses on EDSA during peak hours? That's what Cabinet Secretary Rene Almendras revealed yesterday during a press conference at the MMDA headquarters. You may sometimes feel that you and your car are
To improve traffic flow
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has reportedly improved the traffic situation at the intersection of EDSA, West Avenue and North Avenue by widening the roads and erecting "bikini-type" median islands in the area "to avoid vehicle conflict."The northbound and southbound
Yep, that now-infamous Straits Times reporter
Yesterday, a Filipino correspondent for The Straits Times (a Singaporean newspaper) by the name of Raul Dancel, finally got the attention of his countrymen when he wrote a vilifying piece titled, "Back home in Manila, and feeling out of place."In the
What difference does it make?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has declared the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) as a special transport and traffic zone.To manage the country's main thoroughfare, the MMDA has created a special team led by the agency's undersecretary,
Do you think the traffic situation has improved?
Contrary to the expected ease in traffic, many motorists and commuters in Metro Manila suffered in paralyzed roads as bus operators reportedly staged protests in different parts of the metropolis due to the reimplementation of the number coding scheme.The Unified Vehicular
Gets go-signal for number-coding scheme for buses
The Metro Manila Council (MMC) has junked the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) proposal to implement the odd-even scheme on EDSA.The council composed of mayors from cities and towns in the metropolis instead approved the implementation of the Unified
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