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
“The demand for this service simply cannot be ignored”
The recent issues surrounding public transportation in Metro Manila have forced commuters to further resort to other means of getting around the city. Naturally, with the traffic situation continuing to worsen as we near the holidays, people are looking to faster and
We hope this means that commuters will soon see better days
Anyone who rides the MRT daily understands the real pains of using this mode of transport, but here's something that could mean better days are coming for regular commuters in the metro: Yesterday, October 15, saw the deployment of the new
This is part of the P10.1-billion West Extension Project
In spite of the recent mishaps surrounding the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2), the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) still has a bit of good news to share-this time, regarding the other end of the train line.The agency
Would this really reduce traffic, if it were passed into law
Another idea to solve Metro Manila's traffic crisis has been thrown into the pot. This time, it's a plan we're guessing plenty of commuters will be in favor of.Iligan City Representative Frederick W. Siao has announced that he
To provide commuters more transportation, in light of recent events
In light of recent events regarding the LRT-2 line, several government agencies have worked together to help mitigate the current transport crisis, including the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).The agency began deploying buses to ferry passengers across the affected areas
Do you think this will be beneficial?
The past couple of weeks have been jarring for motorists and commuters, to say the least. First, it was SLEX carmageddon that made headlines. Following that, the MRT-3, LRT-1, and LRT-2 lines experienced mishaps in the same week-the
The Anonas to Santolan stations remain closed off for further repairs
We finally have some good news in the midst of the current mass transport crisis in Metro Manila. The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) has announced that the LRT-2 will resume partial operations starting today.The train line recently suspended its
The Anonas, Katipunan, and Santolan stations will be inaccessible
In case you missed it, operations of the Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) were suspended indefinitely after a fire recently took place between its Katipunan and Anonas Stations.A day after the accident took place, the Light Rail Transit Authority (
Will this work?
La Union and Baguio City are two of the hottest tourist destinations in the Northern Philippines-the former because of its waves, and the latter because of its weather. Now, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) is looking into linking the two areas
This was part of a four-day inspection round-trip between Manila and Bicol
Things are looking up for Filipino commuters as the Philippine National Railways (PNR) continues to extend its services farther down south of the metro.You may recall that the PNR began conducting test runs and clearing operations last week in preparation for
It really does feel nostalgic
Hi, fellow commuters! Come on, admit it: Your morning and evening UV rides are so frustrating-and such a waste of precious time-that you sometimes listen to music and pretend like you're in a dramatic music video. Sure, the person
What do you think?
Remember our previous story about the suggestion to ban private vehicles on EDSA during rush hours? New discussions revolving around that proposal have popped up yet again, this time courtesy of Representative Edgar Erice from the Second District of Caloocan City.In
Get the library to kids instead of the other way around
What's the longest you've been stuck in traffic? An hour or two, or maybe three? That's a pretty long time to be sitting in a car slogging through a sea of red lights-and chances are it'll feel
Shall we?
The drive up to Baguio City isn't for the faint-hearted. The twisties make the task hard enough-dealing with traffic and lack of parking within the city proper makes it even more difficult. It isn't for those without a
Sometimes common sense isn’t so common
It should go without saying that drivers should always take care when crossing train tracks. Always stop, look, and listen when you're confronted with a rail line. Common sense right? Sadly, as they say, common sense isn't so common.Since
Sad ones, to be honest
Anyone who has ever needed to ride the MRT at least once in their lives-especially during rush hour-knows how much of an ordeal it is to use this mode of transport. That's just the tip of the iceberg, though-
90% of its products will run on electricity during the 2020 Games
The Olympics is arguably the biggest opportunity-and at the same time the biggest responsibility-that can fall on a city's lap. It isn't very often you get the chance to show off the best your locality has to offer
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