Articles about Traffic

It’s a sad reality we live in
The Internet is a gold mine of artwork, and we stumbled across a self-taught digital artist named Paul Timothy Sabado, aka Sab, a 17-year-old student who makes the most relatable pixel art about real-life situations in the city.
Will this make it to the desk of the President?
It looks like traffic enforcers may soon have a new weapon in their fight against intoxicated drivers.The Senate has allocated P20 million for breathalyzers in its version of the 2020 national budget. While the amount may represent just a miniscule fraction
Are any of these establishments near you?
Heads up, guys: Typhoon Tisoy is currently battering the Philippines, bringing strong winds, heavy rains, and the threat of flood to several parts of the country.If, unfortunately, you reside in a flood-prone area and woke up this morning surprised by
Will this be the new normal?
For the past couple of months, the dismal traffic along South Luzon Expressway (SLEX)-specifically on the northbound side-has been the subject of discussion of residents south of the metro.Here's a reprieve: San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has delivered on
Additional lanes to become accessible beginning December 1
Residents from south of Metro Manila, take note: San Miguel Corporation (SMC) president and COO Ramon Ang has reiterated that the heavy traffic along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) is expected to ease up by December 1.The photo above shows the
It would require motorists in private cars to pay an additional fee during rush hour
We're already reaching the year's end, but it seems we still haven't seen the last of 2019's collection of proposals to solve Metro Manila traffic.According to a report by ABS-CBN, the Management Association of the Philippines (
Athletes aren’t safe from the notorious Metro Manila traffic
Not even the athletes participating in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games are safe from the Metro's infamous traffic, it seems. With the event only a few days away, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has urged motorists to make way for convoys
How would you improve traffic flow and parking services at NAIA?
With the advent of increasingly affordable airline services in the Philippines, traveling by air is now almost as easy and accessible as riding a passenger bus.Using your computer or smartphone, you can simply book a flight, then head to the airport
Here’s another idea
Would closing EDSA's numerous U-turn slots lead to an improvement in the thoroughfare's traffic flow? At least one person in the Philippine House of Representatives seems to think so.In a recent interview with CNN Philippines, House Minority Leader
Expect heavy traffic
Motorists and commuters aren't the only people dreading the traffic during the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has got its hands full as well.Just a couple of weeks ago, the agency already released a
Existing accounts for Easytrip, Autosweep can also be interconnected on the spot
Lately, we've heard tollway authorities apologizing for and justifying the monstrous traffic congestion caused by the never-ending construction work on their facilities. It's a bitter pill we have to swallow.But there are some efforts being undertaken by these
It’s not going away
Motorists have barely resigned to themselves to a life spent slowly crawling along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) northbound lanes, when they were rudely awakened-an understatement, we know-by extreme congestion on the southbound lanes on the evening of November 7
You’ve been warned
We're a few weeks away from the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has been making all the necessary preparations to alleviate the imminent heavy traffic during the festivities, which will run from November 30
According to a recent study by Waze
It seems as if the traffic situation in Metro Manila keeps worsening by the day. If you feel like driving around the city has never been more dreadful than right at this moment, then you're probably correct-data from a recent
Artist Erwin Mallari turns chaos into art
Erwin Mallari was just a regular office worker when he started painting the daily struggles of commuters in Metro Manila. In a series of paintings, he depicted the different traffic situations in the city using watercolor.Mallari showcases his mastery of the
Do the Cebuanos here agree?
Several days ago, Senator Joel Villanueva pitched that telecommuting is a possible solution to Metro Manila's transportation crisis. According to him, the concept would "create more options for our employees to fulfill their duties while minimizing the need to go out
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