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The TRB has just revealed the proposed toll fees for the newly opened tollway
And the shift to cashless tollways? It’s been suspended indefinitely. Yep...
Good news
Subic regulars, listen up: The Subic Freeport Expressway (SFEX) will now remain open from 6am to 6pm every day until the project's completion next month.Prior to this, SFEX was scheduled to once again be closed to traffic on January 15,
Heads up
In case you've been living under a rock the past few weeks, the Skyway Stage 3 project has been completed. The massive new piece of infrastructure has been open to motorists for a few weeks now but has yet to undergo
It will be soft-launched next week
MRT-3 commuters can expect a safer and more convenient contact-tracing procedure come next Monday.The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that it will be launching a new contact tracing app for the rail line on January 18 called MRT-
Good job
Mega projects like the recently completed Skyway Stage 3 are nice, but larger pieces of infrastructure won't mean much if the thoroughfares surrounding them don't receive attention as well. In this case, it looks like the Department of Public Works
This is still a thing
Remember when Makati City to Cubao in just five minutes was a thing? Well, apparently, it still is.Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) head Mark Villar recently shared a portion of a press conference on social media, giving an update
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
Is he the right choice?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will soon have a new chairman.According to a report by CNN Philippines, former Mandaluyong City mayor Benjamin 'Benhur' Abalos is set to become the transport agency's new head. The 58-year-old has already
Have you tried something like this?
E-scooter sharing services are a familiar sight in other countries, especially around urban centers. Here in the Philippines, though? Not so much. Moovr PH, which claims to be the country's first-ever scooter sharing platform, is looking to change this.
It leads to several tourist destinations in the town’s coastal areas
Good news for motorists from the southern province of Cebu: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed paving a new road leading to the coastal areas in the town of Aloguinsan.The agency started the project back in February
Take note
Skyway Stage 3 has been partially open since late last month, but the official opening on January 14 is right around the corner. In preparation for the event, management has announced some temporary closures to add some finishing touches to the elevated
Have you gotten one yet?
Those of you who still haven't managed to get your hands on an Autosweep RFID tag will want to pay attention.SMC Tollways has announced that Autosweep RFID installation will be allowed for all car brands at select BMW dealerships until
Is this an adjustment worth making?
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is looking into yet another adjustment to EDSA's lane layout. This time, the agency says it is looking into placing the busy thoroughfare's motorcycle and bicycle lanes side by side.In an interview with
Just a little over a week after announcing his positive COVID-19 diagnosis
Sad news today: Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Danilo Lim has passed away a little over a week after announcing he had tested positive for COVID-19. He was 65 years old.The news was confirmed by MMDA spokesperson Celine Pialago
Are you willing to use this mode of payment on public transport?
Back in October, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) confirmed that they will conduct pilot testing of a new automatic fare-collection system (AFCS) in the first quarter of 2021. Well, it looks like the
Take note, motorists
New year, same policy from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA): The agency has announced that as of January 4, 2021, the number coding scheme remains suspended until further notice.MMDA chairman Danny Lim made the announcement via Facebook. "Drive safely and
Have you tried it out yet?
A massive warehouse fire, delays brought on by COVID-19, and a tragic crane accident-the past year has been a pretty rough one for the Skyway Stage 3 Project. Still, none of these setbacks kept the massive new piece of infrastructure
It’s been quite a year
COVID-19 didn't just shake up local transportation when it landed in the Philippines back in March. The coronavirus burst through a wall a la Kool-Aid Man, grabbed it by the neck, violently tossed it around the room, and threw
At long last
Skyway Stage 3 has been one of the hallmark projects of our country's current infrastructure push. Expected to drastically cut travel time from the north to south once completed, the new stretch of elevated expressway is being pegged by proponents as
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