Articles about Metro Manila Roads

It's better than it sounds
For a lot of people, Holy Week signals the start of an epic road trip. Maybe you want to visit your family or relatives out of town, or you want to gather up the squad for the #wanderlust #blessed trip that will
At least for today
We've lost count of the number of times people sent us angry messages complaining about that stretch on Ortigas Avenue in front of La Salle Greenhills. The issue, of course, involves those cars taking up two lanes of the road, waiting
Straight from the MMDA
A couple of weeks ago, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration finally declared the onset of the rainy season--a godsend for the millions of Filipinos sick of dealing with the sweltering heat.We hate to be buzzkills, but enjoy
And learn how to produce them
Back in March, we posted the above photo--a long-exposure image of EDSA--on our Facebook page. Also called slow-shutter photography, the process produces pretty amazing visuals. We found the picture so amazing, in fact, that we had to ask
It pays to just stay home
Holy Week. That official time of the year when many of us plan the most epic of road trips--either to reunite with province-based relatives or simply to escape the stressful city life we live 24/7. Funny, however, that those
A new AXN game show on wheels
Finally, there's one good thing that traffic might give Metro Manila commuters: a chance to win cash through the game show Cash Cab Philippines.AXN's new 13-episode series will kick off on December 22 at 8:50pm. An encore
A lot of trees falling on cars
The storm has passed--hopefully--and we have to thank the high heavens that Typhoon Glenda wasn't as bad as many had feared it to be. Fortunately, the tempest moved fast, and everything had gone back to normal (including the resumption
Yep, that now-infamous Straits Times reporter
Yesterday, a Filipino correspondent for The Straits Times (a Singaporean newspaper) by the name of Raul Dancel, finally got the attention of his countrymen when he wrote a vilifying piece titled, "Back home in Manila, and feeling out of place."In the
To capture panoramic imagery of the country
Our editor-in-chief used to have a blast looking at his parents' house in New Jersey via Google Maps' Street View feature, which gives users a panoramic view of the exact location they're looking for. The 360-degree capability of
Taking advantage of the election holiday
The Department of Public Works and Highways will take advantage of the long weekend--thanks to the barangay elections on October 28--by conducting road repairs and reblocking from 1am of October 26 (Saturday) to 5am of October 29 (Tuesday).The roads
Taking advantage of the sunny weather
The Department of Public Works and Highways is taking advantage of the sunny summer weather by stepping up its road-improvement works in Metro Manila this weekend. Determined to complete the repair and maintenance activities of major roads before the start of
And traffic rerouting for the rehabilitation of the South Superhighway Bridge II
Planning a trip this weekend? Here are the areas you need to avoid as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be conducting road improvement and maintenance works around Metro Manila.From 10pm on March 2 to 4am on March
And traffic rerouting for Bourne Legacy filming--again
The Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) will once again conduct road improvement and maintenance works this weekend.So, from 10pm on February 17 to 4am on February 20, expect traffic in the following areas:• Taft Avenue (Cluster), Pasay City, from
It's becoming a weekend tradition
Another weekend is upon us, which means the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) will once again conduct what is fast becoming its weekend tradition--road improvement and maintenance works around the metro.From 10pm on February 10 to 4am on
Prepare to deal with traffic jams
Brace yourself for another traffic-filled weekend as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has announced what roads will undergo repairs, maintenance, asphalt overlay, concrete reblocking and pothole patching in the metro.From 10pm on January 27 to 5am on January 30, expect
The MMDA thinks so
Quezon City to Makati in just 15 minutes? This may soon be more than just a fantasy if the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) ambitious plan to construct a six-lane-wide elevated roadway pushes through.According to GMANetwork.com, MMDA
You've been warned
Get ready for another traffic-filled weekend as the Department of Public Works and Highway (DPWH) will continue its road works like repair, maintenance, asphalt overlay, concrete reblocking and pothole patching activities in Metro Manila.From 10pm on December 9 to 4am
A must-read if you're planning to do your Christmas shopping
If you're planning to start your Christmas shopping this weekend, then you better prepared for what could possibly be one of the most horrendous traffic jams of the season. After all, not only will you be competing for road space with
For failing to meet the agency's quality standards
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is apparently not satisfied with the work done by the contractor that undertook the rehabilitation project of the Osmeña flyover crossing Buendia Avenue in Makati City. The contractor, Tokwing Construction, has been ordered
Time to plan your route this weekend
You can expect traffic in Metro Manila to become worse this weekend as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has lifted the temporary suspension of road repairs and diggings on the major roads of the metropolis.According to MMDA chairman Francis Tolentino,
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