Don’t worry. It’s not a full closure
If you're travelling within the Manila City Hall's vicinity, be prepared to brace for heavy traffic. That's because the rehabilitation of Lagusnilad vehicular underpass has begun, and the roadworks project will take about four months to finish.OTHER STORIES
Motorists are advised to take alternate routes
Heads up, motorists in Manila City. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be conducting road reblocking and rehabilitation on Blumentritt Street from April 14 to May 12, 2023.The first part of the roadworks which is scheduled from April
Still no traslacion for 2023, though
It's once again the start of a new year, which means that the annual Feast of the Black Nazarene is upon us. While there will be no grand procession happening this year, there will still be road closures implemented across Manila
Areas around De La Salle University and San Beda University will be affected
The Philippine Bar Examination is once again a face-to-face affair this year. In light of this, there will be significant road closures around Metro Manila for the duration of the exams.In Manila City alone, there will be two exam
Take note
Motorists planning to be in Manila City over the Undas holidays are going to want to take note of some road closures the local government will be implementing.From October 31 to November 2, that's Monday to Wednesday next week, the
Expect traffic in the area
Heads up, everyone. Expect traffic along Magsaysay Boulevard soon as the Magsaysay Flyover is set to be decommissioned in the coming months.The structure is being decommissioned to make way for the construction of the NLEX Connector's Santa Mesa section. According
The LTO also extended the validity of select registrations and driver’s licenses
LGUs that have their own traffic laws are supposedly not covered by the DILG memo
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) recently released a memo-which was lauded by the Land Transportation Office (LTO), by the way-saying that only the LTO and its deputized officers can confiscate driver's licenses and that traffic
Will other local governments follow?
Manila City wants motorists to know that just because its no-contact apprehension program (NCAP) is suspended doesn't mean erring drivers won't be caught.In a Facebook post, the local government announced that it is deploying additional traffic enforcers following
Numbers show that accidents and violations dropped following NCAP implementation
Now more than ever, there's a lot of commotion surrounding the no-contact apprehension program (NCAP) in Metro Manila. The Supreme Court has just issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the implementation of NCAP in the capital, covering not just
We still hope the flooding is addressed soon
Okay, remember how the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) explained the reasons for the recent flooding in Manila City? It looks like it's not the Dolomite Beach project after all. Or at least that's what the agency's trying to
Three drainage systems that should’ve let the floods subside are still closed
Got caught up in the floods that affected parts of Manila City last week? It appears the heavy downpour wasn't the only reason for that.In an interview with GMA News Online, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) acting chairman Baltazar Melgar
Manila City has also cleaned up the road markings that went viral as NCAP trap
Happening on all Sundays of August
Did you know that, aside from being the Buwan ng Wika and Ghost Month, August is also History Month? If you're feel like celebrating this but want to ditch the usual museum hopping in favor of something a little more adventurous,
Two other streets will be no-vending zones with one-lane parking
It looks like the Manila City local government unit was just getting started when it conducted massive road-clearing ops in Quiapo last week. Now, the LGU has announced that it will begin the strict implementation of its No Parking, No Vending
Good job
In theory, a no-contact apprehension program (NCAP) is a great way to keep motorists in check. The problem is when the road system implementing it lacks the infrastructure necessary to ensure the policy is carried out not just effectively, but fairly
Stop parking on these streets, people
The streets aren't free parking lots, people. This actually goes without saying, but considering how many vehicles authorities get to tow on each of their road-clearing operations, we reckon people in the metro could use a daily reminder.It's
It ain’t over till it’s over
The doorbell rings, and there's a courier waiting outside. You go out to receive the parcel-but instead of your latest online shopping purchase, what's this? A notice of violation (NOV) generated by a no-contact apprehension system?Several local
Fines can be settled online, through payment centers, or at the Manila City Hall
There are a lot of inquiries about no-contact apprehensions on the road right now, especially with Quezon City launching the full implementation of its no-contact apprehension program (NCAP) effective July 1, 2022. We have the full explainer for that here,
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