Articles about Edsa Traffic

Is this a good idea?
So the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has expressed its intention to implement a motorcycle-only lane on EDSA. The move is part of the agency's lane-width-reduction proposal for the busy thoroughfare, and its reception has been mixed.On
“I urge the HPG to use these patrol bikes with responsibility and great care.”
Despite the downpour yesterday, 50 members of the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) simultaneously mounted their new BMW G310R patrol bikes, fired up the engines, and turned on the blinkers in synchronized fashion, to the delight of their superiors
What do you have to say about this?
Earlier today, we reported that the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) had submitted a proposal to the Department of Public Works and Highways aimed at making lanes on EDSA narrower. The goal? Well, to improve the state of our country's busiest
It’s been 50 years since our highway patrol had German stallions
Do you remember the good old times when members of our police force were mounted on BMW patrol bikes?It was in the early '60s when they had a taste of riding premium motorcycles like the burly BMW R50 while escorting heads
More reasons to stay at home
The MMDA has released another bulletin advising motorists about the never-ending road reblocking work that falls on this weekend. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake road reblocking and repairs starting 11pm tonight (Sept. 21) until September 24,
It's still going to happen soon, though
In a recent report published by www.entrepreneur.com.ph, it was announced that the Estrella-Pantaleon Bridge, also known as the Rockwell Bridge, which connects Estrella Street in Rockwell, Makati to Barangka Drive in Mandaluyong, will be closed to traffic this
Apparently, the answer is yes
We shared an amazing story recently about a lady who gave birth while stuck in traffic on EDSA. Here's an exerpt from that piece:"We've all joked about how awful it is to be caught in Metro Manila
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
Were you one of them?
The results are in, and they're not pretty. A total of 4,256 motorists were caught-either by no-contact apprehension methods like CCTV cameras, or via enforcers and patrol units-violating the driver-only rush hour ban on EDSA yesterday,
Have you found a soul mate yet?
The first trial day of the MMDA's EDSA driver-only rush hour ban is done, and most of you guys probably have differing experiences opinions regarding the matter.Some of you probably got up extra early just to avoid the ban,
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
Plus a word on ride-hailing vehicles
As every motorist in Metro Manila should know by now, the dry run of MMDA Regulation No. 18-005, i.e. the ban on non-HOVs (high occupancy vehicles) on EDSA, starts today. Here are the broad strokes: The ban on driver-
Find a carpool buddy ASAP
You better find a carpooling buddy soon, because the Metro Manila Council (MMC) and Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) ban on driver-only cars will start its trial phase next week.MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago told us over the phone that
'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-
The MMDA alerted us about the recent developments
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that cars without passengers will soon be banned from EDSA's high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane during rush hour.Earlier today, reports surfaced on social media that the Metro Manila Council was considering banning
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
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