Articles about Parking

Better safe than sloppy
There are some people-even those who already have years of driving experience under their belts- who simply have a hard time parking, and there are others who have been able to master the art of getting a vehicle properly and accurately
Keep these in mind
There's a good reason many motorists are willing to shell out a premium-sometimes up to hundreds of hard-earned pesos a day-at a parking lot: In most occasions, it's safer and simply more convenient than leaving your car
Experience is the best driving instructor
Okay hotshot, so you finally have a driver's license. You've been assessed by the concerned transportation agencies and have been fit to operate a motor vehicle.Let's get one thing straight though: That neat little plastic card you've
Do you park here?
Frequenters of Annapolis in the Greenhills area will soon have to find more suitable parking areas, as San Juan City mayor-elect Francis Zamora has expressed his intent to remove street parking along the busy thoroughfare.In an interview on One News
Honesty is still the best policy
Manila's busy streets are tight and packed to the brim with motorists zipping about. As such, fender benders are a common occurrence on the road. It's pretty much part of the way of life around here.Hitting a parked car,
Better to be safe than sorry
Anyone who's ever lived in a hilly area or along an inclined road knows the importance of parking with a gear engaged. Sure, the traditional handbrake might work just fine-until it doesn't. It's always better
A look at one of the newer establishments in Ortigas
Fun fact: Ayala Malls The 30th is named as such because it sits on 30 Meralco Avenue in Pasig City. Okay, fine, maybe the fact isn't that fun. Anyway, since the establishment opened in early 2017, it has provided a shopping
How does it fare?
Estancia Mall's opening a few years ago brought some much-needed open space and new facilities to Ortigas shoppers. Now, the Capitol Commons facility it sits on is busier than ever, with a supermarket already open and nearby condos on the
Clue: A lot
Today marks the first day of higher penalties for illegal-parking violations. Attended cars will now be fined over triple the previous amount, while the fine for unattended vehicles has increased fourfold. The fine for obstruction has jumped from P150 to P1,
The fine for obstruction has gone up quite a bit, too
Merry Christmas to all the illegal parkers out there: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has just announced that effective December 19, 2018, the fines for illegal parking and obstruction will increase-and by a great deal at that.Below are the
Let the debate begin
Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll know that the University of the Philippines (UP) and Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) will be duking it out in game two of the UAAP men's basketball finals later this afternoon.
About time
Again, you cannot 'reserve' a parking slot by standing in it-whether it's in a mall, in front of a restaurant, or in an open parking area. It's inconsiderate and lazy, and it's a practice downright frowned upon by,
Yes, please
Tired of paying a premium every time you leave a parking lot? If yes, you're not alone. Apparently, some lawmakers are sick of it, too. Senator JV Ejercito has filed a bill seeking to regulate the parking fees of shopping
Are you in favor of this?
Prospective car owners might soon have to prove they have adequate parking before driving home with a new ride.According to a Senate press release, Senate Bill No. 201, dubbed the Proof-of-Parking Space Act, is currently in the works. If
Please just don't
How many times has this happened to you: Maneuvering tight parking areas, desperately looking for a vacant slot only to find one occupied by a person, reserving a parking slot by standing in it. Standoff ensues.Well, a country close to ours
Who's next?
A third mall chain has announced it will be adjusting its parking fees to help the public amidst typhoon Ompong's onslaught.Ayala Malls is waiving its overnight parking fees today, September 14, 2018. It's just a day, but
Stay safe out there
Another mall chain has announced changes to its parking fees in anticipation of typhoon Ompong. Robinsons Malls has released a list of locations that will provide free parking in case of heavy flooding in their areas."We care about your safety. We
Good move, guys
Unless you've been on a social media diet the past few days, you'll know that the country is bracing for another typhoon--potentially the strongest one to hit us in 2018. Ompong is already within the Philippine area
Unless you want to pay a hefty fine
Paying for parking is never ideal, but it sure beats having to pay the extra fee for a lost ticket. If you want to avoid that costly and time-wasting scenario, avoid these pitfalls: If you're the type of person
Should they be steeper?
In case you missed it, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) recently announced that Metro Manila mayors have agreed to impose steeper fines against motorists caught parking their vehicles illegally.In the comments, many of you commended the move saying that the
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