Articles about Edsa

These will take effect starting February 14, 2020
Traveling out of the city this weekend? The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has some reminders for those who've scheduled trips over the next few days.There will be two areas-one in the north, one down south-where new traffic
“They should be treated like tricycles”
Now that the proposed bill on the legalization of motorcycles-for-hire has taken another step closer to becoming a law, transport agencies are gathering input in preparation for drafting its implementing rules and regulations. With this, we expect all sorts of
It has been given the green light by the NEDA
Nope, we aren't about to gripe about traffic; instead, we are going to present something hopeful. If this project pushes through, EDSA might soon be more pedestrian-friendly that you might actually be willing to walk along the main thoroughfare, and
Heavier traffic may well be on its way
Take note, Metro Manila motorists: heavier traffic may well be on its way (as if it isn't here already).The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that several road repairs and reblocking projects will begin tonight, Wednesday, January 29. The
Once two big-ticket infrastructure projects are completed
We can't blame you if think that headline looks too good to be true. But while many of us might be thinking that the traffic situation on EDSA will likely not improve dramatically anytime soon, the Department of Public Works and
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
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