Consider yourself warned
The already-terrible traffic in the metro is bound to get worse once the 2019 SEA Games are in full swing-motorists and commuters should know that already. Now, in addition to implementing a 'stop-and-go' traffic scheme, the Metropolitan Manila
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
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
To ensure athletes and delegates make it to the events on time
Motorists in Metro Manila are probably dreading traffic in the coming months. Not just because we're drawing closer to the holiday season, but because the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games are upon us-right in time for the Christmas rush.As soon
How many do you have?
Just because you have a valid driver's license doesn't mean you can just get behind the wheel of any vehicle.Some of you probably know this (and we're willing to be some of you don't), but there's
A Congressman has raised the suggestion of building one
Forget improving mass transport, elevated tollways, 'car-brand coding' schemes, and even private vehicle bans to solve traffic on EDSA. A Congressman has raised his suggestion of replicating Kuala Lumpur's Stormwater Management And Road Tunnel-or Smart Tunnel-along the notorious
One senator thinks so
The EDSA traffic saga continues, and ideas continue to pop up left and right like mushrooms.The latest pitch in this discussion comes from Senator Grace Poe. According to a report by Inquirer, the senator mentioned during a Senate hearing the idea
Until then, the East Service Road will be limited to one-way northbound traffic
Remember last week's carmageddon along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX)? If you live down south, there's even a good chance you went through it more than once in the last few days. Fortunately, we have some good news that both
He has ‘prayer warriors’ for his spiritual guidance
Col. Edison 'Bong' Nebrija, MMDA traffic operations chief, must be the agency's busiest and most visible official these days.If we don't see him on social media flagging down colorum buses on EDSA, inspecting field personnel, doing media interviews, guesting
Construction is expected to take between 24-30 months
We've seen proposals for solving EDSA traffic appear here and there in the last few months. This time around, San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has decided to join the discussion and pitch in some of its ideas as well.In a recent
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 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,
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
“It does nothing to reduce vehicular volume”
The recently proposed one-way scheme along EDSA and C5 as a means to solve the traffic problem in the metro has been the subject of public scrutiny-ridicule, even-ever since it surfaced online.One look at the Facebook reactions to
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
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
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