Imagine a Miss Universe helping you navigate through the city
Waze has become an indispensible tool in our everyday journeys-an app we use solely for convenience and utility. But it's also nice that the app's developers add some fun into the mix every so often.One example is Waze'
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
Do you agree?
Ever wondered what causes the gridlock you crawl through each day? If you have, well, check this out.We recently received some statistics from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) about the traffic situation in the nation's capital-you might have
Do you agree with this?
Calling all Pasig City residents: Your city has been identified by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as the bottleneck capital of the NCR.According to statistics provided by the traffic agency based on feedback from local government units (LGU) from 2018,
Do your part and give way, too
Emergency vehicles trying to make their way through will now be assisted by Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) enforcers. This, after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered that ambulances carrying patients be escorted by traffic enforcers and Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-
What say you?
We know a lot of our readers weren't quite fond of the proposed 'car-brand coding' scheme that surfaced last week-it only takes a quick browse through our Facebook page to see that. But then again, we still took the
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
Not a pretty sight, but things will get better
During a recent trip to the Land Transportation Office (LTO) main branch in East Avenue, Quezon City, I was given an interesting tour of the complex by Benjamin Santiago III, regional director of the LTO NCR East. We were chatting about the
Is this feasible?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) says it is looking into a new proposal from the private sector that would implement a one-way traffic scheme on EDSA and C5.Earlier today, Engineer Fernando Guevara, president and managing partner of GPI Engineers
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
These are just a few of many
You wake up to a buzzing alarm, and you realize it's a Monday morning yet again. You squint your eyes at the clock and see that it's already 5am. Five years ago 5am meant you can press the snooze button
Will this help solve our traffic problems?
Could additional reinforcements for the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) help solve our capital's traffic nightmare? At least one senator seems to thinks so.In a press release posted on the Philippine Senate website earlier today, Senator Ralph Recto said hiring
This includes new bridges and interchanges
The NLEX Corporation is lending the Philippine government a hand in its fight against Metro Manila's traffic problems.According to the expressway operator, which handles both the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), it already has
Do you think this is feasible?
The spiraling traffic-management issues on EDSA have garnered a handful of proposed solutions from netizens, including a rework of the thoroughfare's lane system and the implementation of a private-vehicle ban along the avenue during rush hours. Now, a lawmaker
Avoid the area at night
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has just announced that the Araneta-Aurora intersection will be closed at night beginning on August 15, 2019. That's on Thursday this week.According to the traffic agency, the closure will be from 11pm
“Traffic will continue to worsen unless we lessen the demand for cars”
The past week was a long one for the people in the metro. In case you missed it, the already-horrendous traffic situation was worsened by the implementation of the 'yellow lane' and provincial bus ban policies on EDSA earlier last week,
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
“Maari ring abutin hangang mamayang gabi”
If you're planning to drive along Roxas Boulevard, or any other thoroughfare near the pier area, stop immediately. If you're already en route, turn around and find another way to get to wherever it is you're going. Traffic hell
How was your commute yesterday?
It appears bus commuters aren't the only ones who think that day one of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) provincial bus ban dry run could have gone smoother.Asked for an assessment of the dry run's first day,
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