Articles about Metro Manila Traffic

Southbound morning traffic volume has increased by 32% in the last three months
For morning drop-offs
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has released details on the temporary traffic scheme that will be implemented on Ortigas Avenue for vehicles taking students to La Salle Green Hills. It will be implemented beginning Monday, September 4, 2023.The new scheme,
After viral incident of illegal parking on Ortigas Avenue
You might have read our story on the illegally parked SUV in the middle of Ortigas Avenue earlier this month. It happened right in front of La Salle Green Hills-an area that has long been a bottleneck zone due to the
Wise words
Former senator Ping Lacson has a piece of traffic advice to foreign teams competing in the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup."Friendly advice to the FIBA World Cup participating teams," Lacson, a former PNP chief and presidential candidate, wrote on social media. "
1,303 personnel will be deployed to help manage traffic
As we head into the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 opener on August 25, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it will implement intermittent stops along major roads to give way to delegates and players from other countries as
Happy long weekend
We're heading into the first of two consecutive long weekends for August, and if you'll just be staying in the metro, take note: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that number coding is suspended on August 21, 2023,
“We recognize the public’s role in creating a clean and efficient DOTr”
Got commuter-related concerns or transport issues to report to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its attached agencies like the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)? There's now a central hotline you can
Here’s the full list of affected areas
The weekend's here again, which means we have another round of roadwork on Metro Manila roads. As always, make sure you have alternate routes in mind in case you'll be passing by the areas listed below.According to an advisory
“Take alternate routes,” says the DPWH
If you'll be out and about this weekend, make sure you have alternate routes in mind in case you'll be passing by the areas listed below.According to an advisory released by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Department
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
Don’t easily believe what circulates online
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) recently belied posts circulating online that a new number coding system is in place.In its public advisory on April 27, MMDA said the current Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP), also known as the number
Good for a 15.55% year-on-year increase
Traffic in Metro Manila reset when COVID-19 hit. But in the months since the major lockdowns, gridlock have increasingly gone worse-actually, traffic didn't even take long to go back to pre-pandemic levels.But EDSA isn't the only
Full implementation starts on March 27
It's happening: After an extended dry run, the full implementation of the exclusive motorcycle lane on Commonweath Avenue begins on March 27, 2023.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has now released the guidelines, including the lane designations for all types
“This is illegal and is not allowed on our platform”
Looks like the public transport situation in Metro Manila this Christmas season is forcing people to come up with desperate measures to get a ride to their destination. Can you really blame them? Everywhere you look on the road network, you see
The LTO’s new system might take effect in the first quarter of 2023
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is currently working on a new single-ticketing system that it's looking to roll out by the first quarter of next year. This system seeks to unify traffic violations and their corresponding fines and penalties across
Until implementation issues have been ironed out
The new head of the Land Transportation Office has written to local government units (LGUs) to ask that they suspend their implementation of the no contact apprehension programs (NCAP) until certain issues have been addressed."Sumulat na po tayo sa kanila at
Um, small consolation?
Remember when the possible implementation of a new number coding scheme was being discussed a couple of months back? Our last update on it was that any new measure will likely take effect under the incoming administration.So, here's the latest
Is anyone even surprised to hear about this?
There's one thing we've taken for granted over the last two years: the lack of traffic. Now that more and more workers are returning to the office, pre-pandemic traffic jams are back in full force, making many of us
With return to office comes the return of proposals to solve EDSA traffic
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