Articles about Metro Manila Traffic

You’ve been warned
We're a few weeks away from the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has been making all the necessary preparations to alleviate the imminent heavy traffic during the festivities, which will run from November 30
According to a recent study by Waze
It seems as if the traffic situation in Metro Manila keeps worsening by the day. If you feel like driving around the city has never been more dreadful than right at this moment, then you're probably correct-data from a recent
Artist Erwin Mallari turns chaos into art
Erwin Mallari was just a regular office worker when he started painting the daily struggles of commuters in Metro Manila. In a series of paintings, he depicted the different traffic situations in the city using watercolor.Mallari showcases his mastery of the
Either way, people are tired of the current state of traffic in the metro
So, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo finally deigned to join the common folk for the rush-hour commute on the morning of October 11-and, after a grueling journey that took nearly four hours, still stood by his claim that there is no
Because no one would give way
There are two main reasons why I bought a big bike: I've been dreaming of it for a long time, and traffic everywhere has gone from worse to worst.The tollways in both the northern and southern parts of Metro Manila
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The ongoing Phase 1 of the Skyway Extension Project has been the talk of the South the past couple of weeks, largely due to the congestion the construction has caused. We're sure you've seen all the uproar on social media,
A Congressman has raised the suggestion of building one
Forget improving mass transport, elevated tollways, 'car-brand coding' schemes, and even private vehicle bans to solve traffic on EDSA. A Congressman has raised his suggestion of replicating Kuala Lumpur's Stormwater Management And Road Tunnel-or Smart Tunnel-along the notorious
Via a four-lane 200-meter bridge
Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) has recently inaugurated its first township in Metro Manila: Bridgetowne. Contrary to what motorists may assume, this town may actually help alleviate the congestion in its surrounding areas-particularly Quezon City and Pasig -rather than worsen the current
Construction is expected to take between 24-30 months
We've seen proposals for solving EDSA traffic appear here and there in the last few months. This time around, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has decided to join the discussion and pitch in some of its ideas as well.In a recent
Do you agree?
Ever wondered what causes the gridlock you crawl through each day? If you have, well, check this out.We recently received some statistics from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) about the traffic situation in the nation's capital-you might have
“We need to find ways to decongest Metro Manila immediately”
The traffic in Metro Manila is awful, and it seems as if new solutions to change that are being proposed almost every day. A lot of these ideas revolve around regulating the use of private cars. For one senator, though, the immediate
“It does nothing to reduce vehicular volume”
The recently proposed one-way scheme along EDSA and C5 as a means to solve the traffic problem in the metro has been the subject of public scrutiny-ridicule, even-ever since it surfaced online.One look at the Facebook reactions to
Desperate times call for desperate measures?
The most difficult problems-such as the EDSA traffic-sometimes need extreme ideas to solve them. At this point, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) seems to remain open to any suggestion.Just a few days ago, the MMDA entertained a proposal
An ominous sign of what’s in store for us in the coming months
We're a few days away from the end of August, and that means we're coming closer and closer to the holiday season. Although that might seem like a lot of fun-especially for the kids-the 'ber' months spell something
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