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Patience is a virtue
Picture this: You're on the road and you're faced with the option of driving straight on through with the rest of the traffic via an underpass, or making a slight detour toward a nearby service road where a stoplight is
Full-line operations have officially resumed
Finally. We know a lot of you commuters have been waiting a long while for this: the LRT-2 has resumed full-line operations.The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) announced that train operations from Santolan to Recto and vice-versa will
The DPWH has agreed to accomplish the request in 10 days
Newly appointed Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Benhur Abalos is making a lot of moves to start his tenure at the helm of the agency. In a recent meeting with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Abalos requested the
Manager asserts the complainant “is clearly manipulating the facts”
The company has waived P156 million in toll fees so far
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is really making it a point to give back to our medical frontliners.The company previously said that the toll-free passage for frontliners along all SMC-operated expressways would be extended indefinitely. Now, it has announced that
The DPWH has recently finished construction of the new thoroughfare
A new road has been completed far up north in the province of Isabela. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has announced that the new Guibang-Gamu Bypass Road has been completed.The new road spans 13.4 meters wide
Travel between Villasis and Binalonan in just half an hour
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has announced yet another completed infrastructure project. This time, it's the new Urdaneta Bypass Road in the province of Pangasinan.In a press release, the DPWH claimed that the newly finished project will
It’s been a while
The LRT-2 has seen better days.In February 2020, portions of the train line halted operations after a fire broke out between its Katipunan and Anonas stations. This was followed by another blaze in October that caused LRT-2 Santolan to
The TRB has just revealed the proposed toll fees for the newly opened tollway
Have you tried out the newly opened Skyway Stage 3 already? If yes, then you're aware that San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has granted motorists toll-free passage through this portion of the expressway until January 29, 2021.Now, if you're
To aid the agency’s traffic management efforts
Barely a week after announcing the forced retirement of senior traffic personnel, the leadership of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has arranged for the deployment of Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) riders along EDSA and Commonwealth Avenue to
The new railway will connect the two former US military bases in the Philippines
Another new major railway will soon rise in the Philippines, this time to connect two former US military bases in Subic and Clark.The Chinese Embassy in Manila and Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian recently confirmed that the People's
And the shift to cashless tollways? It’s been suspended indefinitely. Yep...
Car sales took a big hit last year
Did you happen to buy a car last year? If yes, then a good pat on the back is in order, because you helped keep the local auto industry afloat during arguably the harshest downturn it's ever faced.According to data
All seven lanes and seven ramps may now be used by the public
This is it, ladies and gents. At long last, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and San Miguel Corporation (SMC) have officially opened Skyway Stage 3. We know a lot of you have been waiting a while for this to
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
The local government unit is updating the city’s traffic light system
Here's a little something that residents of Cebu City can look forward to this year: The local government is updating the city's old traffic-light system for the first time in three decades.According to a report by PhilStar.com,
Good news
Subic regulars, listen up: The Subic Freeport Expressway (SFEX) will now remain open from 6am to 6pm every day until the project's completion next month.Prior to this, SFEX was scheduled to once again be closed to traffic on January 15,
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
A temporary shutdown is still scheduled, though
Employees of Petron's Bataan oil refinery can breathe a big sigh of relief, as the facility is no longer facing permanent closure thanks to the approval of the company's registration as an enterprise of the Freeport Area of Bataan.This
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
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