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All seven lanes and seven ramps may now be used by the public
Exciting times ahead
The Skyway Stage 3 project may be nearing completion, but it doesn't look like San Miguel Corporation (SMC) will be slowing down anytime soon. The company is now setting its sights on completing the Pasig River Expressway (PAREX)."We will continue
Heads up
In case you've been living under a rock the past few weeks, the Skyway Stage 3 project has been completed. The massive new piece of infrastructure has been open to motorists for a few weeks now but has yet to undergo
The RFID saga continues
The entire RFID mess was clearly one of the country's biggest motoring issues in 2020. It feels like it's been one blunder after the other during this transition to 100% cashless transactions on all expressways.For months, motorists and tollway
Take note
Skyway Stage 3 has been partially open since late last month, but the official opening on January 14 is right around the corner. In preparation for the event, management has announced some temporary closures to add some finishing touches to the elevated
Have you tried it out yet?
A massive warehouse fire, delays brought on by COVID-19, and a tragic crane accident-the past year has been a pretty rough one for the Skyway Stage 3 Project. Still, none of these setbacks kept the massive new piece of infrastructure
At long last
Skyway Stage 3 has been one of the hallmark projects of our country's current infrastructure push. Expected to drastically cut travel time from the north to south once completed, the new stretch of elevated expressway is being pegged by proponents as
Check out the schedule
Good news for motorists who'll have to head out of town during the 2020 holidays: The Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) has announced it will not be collecting toll fees at its expressways for the 2020 holidays.The expressways under the
The tollway operator has waived a total of over P138 million since March
At the onset of this pandemic, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) officially waived toll fees for all frontliners passing through SMC-operated expressways. The company now shares that to date, it has already waived a total of over P138 million in toll collections.
It’s going to take a while
Our country's shift to 100% cashless tollways is going anything but smoothly. We think the past few weeks have made this very, very apparent. A lot of kinks in the policy's implementation still need to be sorted out, and it
Uh-oh
Malacañang isn't happy with how the shift to cashless expressways is turning out so far.In a press conference held earlier today, December 17, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque relayed president Rodrigo Duterte's threat to sack officials of the Toll
42 have been opened in the past two weeks
The San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is cranking up RFID operations leading up to 2021. Just over the past two weeks, the company has opened 42 new installation stations in addition to the 53 it had as of November 2020.The current total
The two parties finally come to an agreement
The Valenzuela City local government and NLEX Corporation have finally come to an agreement regarding the latter's RFID woes and suspended business permit in the city.Earlier today, Valenzuela City announced that North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) tollbooth barriers within its jurisdiction
Drop by if you can
Still haven't managed to get your hands on an Autosweep RFID? If you live in San Juan City, then you're in luck.The local government has announced that it will be holding an Autosweep RFID installation activity at San Juan
A welcome sight
Earlier this week, Valenzuela City followed through on its threat to suspend the NLEX Corporation's business permit if the expressway operator could not immediately address issues hounding its implementation of 100% RFID transactions. Since then, the parts of North Luzon Expressway (
Ramon Ang addresses your concerns
Despite continuous dissemination of information from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and tollway operators, there still seems to plenty of question marks surrounding the shift to cashless tollway transactions.Surprised by the confusion? We aren't. Remember, this is a massive change
Will this be enough?
For the NLEX Corporation, the month of December has been off to a bumpy start. To kick things off, parts of the tollway turned into parking lots full of exasperated motorists on December 1, the first day of the Department of Transportation'
Let’s see how this issue pans out
It looks like the NLEX Corporation is now in a real bind over in Valenzuela City.Mayor Rex Gatchalian has followed through on his threat to issue a cease and desist order if the NLEX Corporation is unable to solve its RFID
‘Let's give it a week’
Did you experience the rough start to 100% cashless expressways yesterday? If yes, you can take solace in the idea the transition won't be as confusing moving forward. In fact, the Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) says it won't be
Do you agree?
Like we said, the first day of the 100% cashless expressways policy could have gone smoother. Yesterday morning was marred by traffic jams, long lines, and thousands of angry motorists. One word to sum it up? Carmageddon.Now, you would think most
Did you pass any of these this morning?
It looks like not all expressways were overwhelmed by the number of motorists looking to have RFID stickers installed this morning.In a statement, the San Miguel Corporation (SMC) said that expressways and toll plazas under its management reported smooth traffic during
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