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These zipper lanes will be open from 5:30am to 8am and from 5pm to 8pm
Fewer cars, fewer road mishaps
The Metro Manila Accident Reporting and Analysis System (MMARAS) report for 2020 is out, and as expected, there were significantly fewer road mishaps recorded last year compared with the year prior.With fewer vehicles on the roads due to COVID-19 lockdown
Maybe something like this could come in handy here in the Philippines
If you've been to Japan and you thought the roads were safer there than they were here in the Philippines, you're probably right.It's not easy to get a driver's license in Japan, after all, so there's
Following complaints about heavy traffic in the area
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has officially reopened yet another U-turn slot along EDSA. It just feels like trial-and-error at this point, but anyway. On to the detailsThe agency recently announced that the General Tinio U-turn slot
Take note of the agency’s upcoming schedule here
Need to drive around the metro over the next few days? Then take note: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is currently installing, repairing, and removing signage and concrete barriers around the city.The MMDA's activities cover busy areas in Metro
Patience is a virtue
Picture this: You're on the road and you're faced with the option of driving straight on through with the rest of the traffic via an underpass, or making a slight detour toward a nearby service road where a stoplight is
It is also ranked as the worst among all ASEAN countries
If there's one thing that neither the pandemic nor the turn of the new decade has changed in the Philippines, it's the traffic here on our shores.Last year, as soon as the enhanced community quarantine was lifted and cities
How do you think this will affect traffic in the area?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will be greeting 2021 with the closure of yet another U-turn slot along EDSA.According to a report by The Philippine Star, the MMDA will close the U-turn slot near General Malvar/Bagong Barrio
Take note, motorists
It's that time of the year again for the City of Manila as the Feast of the Black Nazarene approaches. But of course, things will be far different from the usual this time around due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
A zipper lane will be temporarily opened to alleviate traffic in the area
To residents of Quezon City and to motorists who frequent Commonwealth Avenue, take note: The city government and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) are looking into implementing a zipper lane and road diversion along the thoroughfare.This is to help alleviate
Did you get caught in gridlock at toll plazas this morning?
This is it, ladies and gents. As of today, December 1, 2020, toll operators have officially gone cashless. Starting today, the northern and southern expressways accept RFID-only payment transactions at the toll plazas.There still won't be apprehensions until January
Did you get caught up in the middle of all this?
Even with the coronavirus pandemic preventing tourists from flocking to the Summer Capital of the Philippines this holiday season, it appears that Baguio City locals still have some heavy traffic to deal with these days.The local government unit recently hosted a
Due to quarantine laws, naturally
EDSA has been a hell of a lot quieter in terms of road mishaps over the past few months. This observation becomes even more obvious when you compare Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) statistics in 2020 to last year's figures.The
Sometimes all it takes is an idea whose time has come
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person, in possession of a car, must want the car in front of them to get out of the way. But, as you might know if you've ever, say, driven a car on
Is this a bad sign?
You know how everyone should be staying at home unless absolutely necessary because of COVID-19? Well, if we were to base whether or not this advice is being followed on the number of cars outside, it isn't a good look
This is what refusing to cooperate gets you
As more and more motorists start hitting the road once again as we transition further in to general community quarantine (GCQ) in the metro, it's almost inevitable that traffic violations will increase in number as a result.Still, we'd be
Not a good look
That's a hell of a traffic jam. Frankly, this is a troubling sight given the circumstances. But let's be honest: Did we really expect anything different when authorities announced Metro Manila would be shifting to general community quarantine (GCQ) today?
More cars return to the road
Metro Manila has shifted to modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) today, May 16, after two months of strict measures under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Most industries have been allowed to partially resume operations; and it seems people can't wait to go
Stay safe out there
If you think you're having a rough day stuck at home, just imagine what frontliners are going through right now. We're not just referring to healthcare workers, either-even personnel manning enhanced community quarantine checkpoints have their work cut out
The city is the country’s hardest-hit area
Usually, an evening commute to or from Quezon City, the largest and most populated city in the country, entails long queues, packed public buses, jeepneys weaving in and out of traffic, and the blaring noise of honking cars and speeding two-wheelers-
Have you driven through the expressway recently?
It seems like traffic along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) has recently taken a turn for the worse.Motorists-especially those headed north-are now feeling the effects of the latest lane closures and new traffic schemes that have been implemented along
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