“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
For when you’re either hungry or just plain bored
Anyone who has ever had to endure several hours crawling through congested thoroughfare knows how likely it is to find street vendors peddling food along the streets. Actually, a barometer of how bad traffic is is the abundance of merchants offering instant
You can easily ditch your car for any of these two-wheelers
Got time? If you're commuting in Metro Manila, yes, but you're not spending it the way you want. According to Waze's global survey, the metro is a regular A-lister for the world's worst traffic conditions. Whether you
Proposed scheme expected to be presented at Senate
With the 'ber' months just around the corner, traffic authorities are now in a mad scramble to come up with solutions to the worsening vehicle congestion in Metro Manila. The ideas range from bright and innovative to downright absurd, with the majority
Those who do so can avail of business tax exemption of up to five years
Local government units under the Metro Manila Council have begun their respective road clearing operations this past month following the directives of President Duterte and the Department of Interior and Local Government.In San Juan City, the city government's initial efforts
Let’s see how things went
Have you passed through EDSA this workweek? If so, then chances are you've witnessed how the operations of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has affected the traffic situation along the notorious thoroughfare-whether you were riding a private vehicle or
Other drivers might find these useful, too
As a person who's lived outside of the metro in the first 23 years of his existence, I consider myself a promdi. People like me-those who only learned to drive around humble streets of small towns-may understand how daunting
The result was not surprising at all
The traffic in Metro Manila is getting worse by the day. As much as we love four-wheeled vehicles, we can't deny that cars are largely to blame for the gridlock. And the more time we spend stuck in bumper-to-
Around 300 deployed units will be pulled out from the city streets
NOTE: This is an ongoing story. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) released a statement saying its general manager Jojo Garcia was referring to e-bikes-not e-trikes-when he made a comment that these vehicles are classified as 'toys&#
Calm roads and walkways are always pleasant to see
We recently took to the streets of Quiapo to see for ourselves just how much the road situation in the area has improved. This time around, we took a trip to another major Manila City thoroughfare, Taft Avenue, to check if there
To ensure a smoother flow of traffic
This Monday, June 3, 2019, marks the reopening of many schools across the country. To ensure that traffic flows smoothly, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will deploy 2,500 enforcers on June 3 and the succeeding days. "We shall field traffic
Ascent Urban Air Mobility currently services eight locations
We're all probably sick and tired of the horrible Metro Manila traffic situation, which seems to worsen by the day. If you're desperate and wealthy (and gutsy) enough, there's a traffic-beating alternative mode of transport you could look
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