We need this
With mass transportation still closed because of quarantine regulations, many cycling supporters have been pushing for pedal bicycle commuting under the 'new normal.' Still, concerns for the safety of bike commuters abound, especially since most of the existing infrastructure in our cities
Agree?
If there's one thing we can appreciate from what's transpired over the past two months, it's that cyclists-a sector that has for too long been an afterthought in the grand scheme of our country's transportation landscape-are
After unanimously agreeing to back the shift to GCQ on June 1
As reported last night, all 17 mayors under the Metro Manila Council (MMC) have unanimously agreed to back the shift to general community quarantine (GCQ) on June 1. In line with this, the MMC has several recommendations it will be making to
About time
Bikers and bus riders may have something to look forward to after the community quarantine: Transport officials are looking into turning the innermost lane of EDSA into a bus-only lane, with the outermost lane reserved for bikes, the Metropolitan Manila Development
A few takeaways
And just like that, Metro Manila is no longer under an enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ)-we're now in a modified enhanced community quarantine period (MECQ) which, if we're being honest, is almost the same thing.The biggest difference? More
They see no light at the end of the tunnel
So, what's next? This is the most common question asked by motorcycle-taxi riders as the government still refuses to allow them to operate despite the easing of quarantine policies in some parts of the country.Today, May 11, the Metropolitan
We can only follow
According to the Metro Manila Council (MMC), the Philippine capital may be facing three scenarios by the time the current enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ) comes to an end on May 16, 2020: a) A two-week extension of the ECQ, b)
A steep price to pay
Authorities have been stressing time and time again: People should not drive out during the COVID-19 pandemic unless absolutely necessary. For those who, for whatever reason, still keep insisting on getting behind the wheel because they feel like it, here's
Let’s all help flatten the curve
In case you missed it, the Philippine government has instructed the Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) to crack down on unauthorized individuals driving out during the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine period (ECQ).The development comes following a spike
Eight tents were installed in several locations around the capital
As part of its efforts to contribute to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) set up several decontamination tents around the capital. These tents can be found near public hospitals and government offices in the
He is currently working from home
Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) general manager Jojo Garcia has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a report by Inquirer.net."My work puts me under a lot of risks, and this is part of it," Garcia reportedly said after announcing
Now more than ever we need reliable local government
Since the government implemented an enhanced community quarantine in Luzon, several issues on mobility arose due to the total ban on public transport across the region.Thankfully, several LGUs and government agencies were able to come up with the necessary solutions. The
Other government offices have started pitching in, too
Today marks the first day of the 'enhanced community quarantine' implemented across Luzon. However, not everything went as smoothly as everyone would have hoped.A lot of frontliners-mostly health workers who regularly commute to and from their posts-found themselves stranded
It also recommends closure of malls
Going out for drinks, partying, or nightlife, in general, is now out of the questions amidst the Philippine government's fight to contain the spread of COVID-19.The Metro Manila Council has announced it will be imposing a curfew within Metro
Plus, updates on LTO driver’s license exam and centralized digital system
MMDA will crack down on erring PUV drivers starting March 9
Do you hate erring motorists just as much as the next guy? We know we do.If you share our sentiments, then get this: Starting Monday, March 9, 2020, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will be deploying more personnel to aid
“We want the riding public to be out of danger”
Erring public utility vehicle drivers who have amassed multiple traffic violations behind the wheel might soon be suspended from plying Metro Manila's streets.The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has announced that it is looking to suspend such motorists after the
Do you frequent this area?
Motorists who frequent Roxas Boulevard may want to brace for a little extra traffic over the coming months.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be conducting road reblocking and repair works along portions of the busy thoroughfare over the
Ride safe out there
Own a motorcycle? Then you're going to want to take extra care the next time you head out because motorbike-related deaths have once again topped the Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System's (MMARAS) list of traffic fatalities last
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