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It would have blocked the view of the shrine
A few days ago, Quezon City mayor Joy Belmonte suspended the construction of the MRT-7's Quezon Memorial Circle station due to concerns surrounding the facility's size and effect on its surrounding area.Initially, some netizens saw the move as
Construction has been put on hold by the QC local government
It appears the MRT-7 project has hit a snag.The Quezon City local government has put the rail line's construction on hold due to concerns surrounding the size of the MRT-7's Quezon Memorial Circle station (QMC). In a
Up from its original 20,000-rider allocation
After a series of back-and-forth arguments over the last couple of months, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and its technical working group (TWG) came up with the decision last month to increase the rider cap of the motorcycle-taxi pilot
And stresses that national highways are off-limits to tricycles, pedicabs
Think it's safe to park your car illegally once more following the Department of the Interior and Local Government's (DILG) road-clearing operations last year? Think again.The agency has announced that it has started Road Clearing Operation 2.0.
Also, the Motorcycles-for-Hire Act moves a step closer to being passed into law
These will ply the Alabang-Tutuban route after completing the necessary tests
We were treated to some good news in December when the Philippine National Railways (PNR) unveiled six new train coaches acquired from Indonesia. Following that, the agency and the Department of Transportation conducted an inaugural run of the new 'diesel multiple unit' (
Will this ease traffic in the surrounding areas?
The C3-R10 section of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) Harbor Link, as we reported a few weeks back, is set to open in March. Ahead of that, however, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the NLEX Corporation have
As part of data gathering for the experimental scheme
Traffic enforcers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have intensified their measures against illegal habal-habal operations in different parts of Metro Manila as the agency continues its data gathering on Angkas, JoyRide, and Move It, the three companies authorized to
A step closer to signing the Motorcycles-for-Hire Act into law
Things are starting to look up for Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt.Following the announcement that the assigned technical working group (TWG) of the Department of Transportation has agreed to continue and further expand the ongoing motorcycle-taxi pilot run, two separate Senate
The DILG order only mentioned tricycles and pedicabs
We are hearing grumblings again from the motorcycle community. Lately, social media has been flooded with reactions of different rider clubs on a new directive released by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).Released on January 10, 2020, Memorandum Circular
Trucks and buses—including point-to-point buses—will be rerouted
Starting February 16, 2020, there will be lane closures as well as a new traffic scheme that will be implemented along the southbound portion of the Skyway. Motorists aren't the only ones expecting traffic to worsen in a few weeks, though-
Have you seen this being built across Pasig River?
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has released another update on the ongoing BGC-Ortigas Center Road Link Project.According to the agency, the bridge-which is being built across the Pasig River and was initially scheduled to be finished
That’s one way to ensure compliance, we suppose
Here's a fair warning to Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt: 'Mystery passengers' have now been deployed to randomly inspect motorcycle taxis that are currently operating in the metro.With the help of the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (I-ACT)-this includes
*Toll collection was initially scheduled to take effect on February 10
It's been more than three months since the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) first opened the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX). Since then, motorists down south have been enjoying free passage through the
The Committee on Transportation has created a technical working group for this
Do you think we need better driver education here in the Philippines? If you do, then we have good news for you: The House Committee on Transportation has agreed to create a technical working group (TWG) to consolidate five pending House Bills (
It has been given the green light by the NEDA
Nope, we aren't about to gripe about traffic; instead, we are going to present something hopeful. If this project pushes through, EDSA might soon be more pedestrian-friendly that you might actually be willing to walk along the main thoroughfare, and
149 meters of it, to be exact
Late last year, we were treated to some good news when San Miguel Corporation (SMC) announced that it successfully built the Philippines' first road made of recycled plastic. Now, it seems that plastic-built asphalt roads will become more common sooner than
The project was initially slated to open by April before the recent mishaps
The Skyway Stage 3 project was scheduled to open partially in April prior to its completion by the end of this year. But thanks to the recent fire that severely damaged a huge portion of the elevated tollway-about 300 meters, to
Hopefully, the delay is minimal
In case you missed it, a pretty serious fire broke out at a San Miguel Corporation (SMC) warehouse this morning. According to the company, it took 50 fire trucks to put out the fire, but thankfully no fatalities or injuries have been
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