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At present, Metro Manila residents lose P3.5 daily just on transportation costs.
The government’s Build, Build, Build program won’t just benefit motorists and commuters, the Philippine economy as a whole stands to gain a whole lot, too.According to the country’s National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), the government’s infrastructure push is expected to drastically ...
 
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No word on how commuters will cope with the loss.
Traffic on EDSA isn't getting any better, it seems. The dry run of the EDSA bus ban is currently happening, and with it, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is also enforcing their yellow-lane policy. The sudden implementation on August 6 threw commuters ...
 
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It’s hard to believe that this driverless future will arrive as soon as Musk expects
Driverless cars have always been thought of as a marker of humanity’s next great technological leap. From Tom Cruise’s Lexus 2054 in Minority Report to Will Smith’s AI-controlled Audi in I, Robot, autonomous wheels carry the seductive allure of a shiny, traffic-less and accident-free future. ...
 
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Plus P10 per succeeding hour
It looks like more than a few lawmakers have had it up to here with our country’s parking fees.Another bill has been filed in Congress with the aim of standardizing parking rates across the Philippines. House Bill No. 506, dubbed the Parking ...
 
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Baguio has lost much of its old charm. Perhaps reducing traffic will bring it back.
This is a long time coming. Half of Session Road in Baguio City will be closed to vehicular traffic every Sunday beginning August 4, 2019.Finally, there will be some respite from the noxious fumes that blanket the city’s main thoroughfare and CBD. ...
 
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Makati could have its own subway system in the near future.
Makati could have its own subway system in the near future. On July 29, the Makati City government and Philippine Infradev will sign a joint venture agreement to formalize the partnership. The Makati City Council has given the green light for the ...
 
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Repeat offenders beware
Sometimes, you get the sense that drivers in the Philippines simply don’t care. Simple-to-follow rules and regulations are broken or ignored far too often, and when motorists are caught, they simply pay the fine and go back to, well, sucking behind the ...
 
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The comeback starts here.
Lotus has officially unveiled its new all-electric hypercar, the Evija.It represents the first all-new model from the famous Norfolk car brand since 2008, and it's quite a way to announce a comeback; a 1,972 hp, 200 mph gull-winged monster with ambitions to ...
 
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Are you in favor of this?
Senior citizens and persons with disabilities may soon find themselves parking apart from one another after a bill was filed in Congress requiring the creation of dedicated parking spaces exclusive to each.House Bill 1037, filed by Representative Joey Tambunting of Parañaque City’s ...
 
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There's a catch, though
It looks like the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is really going to push for a five-minute drive from Makati City to Cubao—an admirable mission, though we’re not getting our hopes up just yet.MMDA special operations commander Bong Nebrija is a little ...
 
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Expect smoother traffic flow in the area
Motorists who often drive around the PhilSports Arena area (formerly known as Ultra) will be happy to know that Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) road repairs along Henry Javier Street have now been completed.“Motorists passing along the highly commercialized area ...
 
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We walked down there to see things firsthand
A new set of government officials finally took to their posts at the turn of last month, including Manila City mayor-elect Isko Moreno, whose agenda includes cleaning up the streets of his beautiful albeit congested city.A photo from GMA News, which shows ...
 
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The penalties amount to a hefty sum
In the era of smartphones, everyone’s distracted—at the dinner table, while driving, and yes, while walking. That’s one of the biggest problems: When pedestrians pay no attention to the road, they put in danger not just themselves, but other drivers as well.The ...
 
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This is disturbing stuff
Last week, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) gave us a glimpse at the troubling garbage situation in the Quiapo area. Images shared by the traffic agency showed canals clogged by solid waste—a contributing factor to our capital’s flood problem.If last week’s ...
 
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Does this video take you back?
There’s always that one relative who never tires of going on and on about how much nicer things were back in their day. To him or her, ‘back in my day’ applies to everything: music, television, politics, and of course, driving.Thing is, ...
 
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The Lamando makes a strong case for getting a compact sedan if you’re looking for an everyday ride.
To be completely honest, I had not heard of the Lamando before the test drive unit arrived one Friday evening. I had to do a quick Google search to find out exactly what it was. Volkswagen introduced its compact sedan in 2014 ...
 
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Answer: Pretty damn fast
Five minutes. That’s the travel time from Makati City to Cubao the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is gunning for following President Rodrigo Duterte’s promise that such a blitz would be possible come December 2019.Five minutes.We’re checking on Google Maps right now and according ...
 
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Let’s take another look, shall we?
Remember the Skyway Stage 3 update we posted a while back? The video we featured was courtesy of YouTuber dmitrivalencia, which gave us a good drone’s eye view of the different sections of the Skyway project. Just yesterday, he uploaded another update yet again—you can view the embedded ...
 
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Sigh.
Is taking a Grab ride part of your everyday routine? If your answer is yes, you’re going to want to sit down for this.The ride-hailing giant has announced that it is about to deactivate 8,000 of its transport network vehicle service (TNVS) units—all active drivers—that have ...
 
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Excited to try this new expressway?
Contract Package 1 of the Central Luzon Link Expressway (CLLEX) Phase 1, which is expected to cut the travel time between the cities of Tarlac and Cabanatuan by more than half, is now 97% complete, the Department of Public Works and Highways ...
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