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A review of the 2019 Suzuki Jimny GL M/T 4x4 All Grip Pro.
I hope you’re not expecting Vitara-levels of fun because that’s totally not what I mean. It’s a little rough, uncouth even, but it packs an energetic drive that’s infectious. And trust me, you’ll feel it as soon as you get behind the ...
 
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Cebu recently declared that the city is facing a traffic crisis.
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 of their homes and ...
 
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Test runs begin tonight.
In 2016, some 48 Dalian trains from China were delivered to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) as part of a crucial expansion and improvement project for the Metro Rail Transit line 3 (MRT3). But the MRT3 was prevented from using the trains ...
 
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Either way, people are tired of the current state of traffic in the Metro.
So Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo finally deigned to join the common folk for the rush-hour commute morning of October 11—and after a grueling travel that nearly took four hours, still stood by his claim that there is no transport crisis. "Mayroong traffic ...
 
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The Mamplasan to Santa Rosa-Tagaytay Road segment will soon be accessible.
The Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) is starting to take shape, and motorists south of the metro should be excited.We went with the Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) earlier today and conducted another ocular inspection along the first 10-kilometer segment of CALAXWe drove through ...
 
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Do you think this will be beneficial?
The past couple of weeks have been jarring for motorists and commuters, to say the least. First, it was SLEX carmageddon that made headlines. Following that, the MRT-3, LRT-1, and LRT-2 lines experienced mishaps in the same week—the LRT-2 incident being the ...
 
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Imagine having all of these on your windshield
There’s a school of thought that claims we can ease our country’s traffic situation by eliminating gated communities. Whether you agree with that sentiment or not, there’s no denying that these private areas take up a sizable amount of land space. Sometimes, ...
 
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How has the Skyway Extension Project progressed so far?
Last week’s heavy traffic along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) made headlines and broke social media when thousands of motorists and commuters found themselves helplessly crawling toward Metro Manila for hours on end. The culprit was none other than the Skyway Extension ...
 
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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 motorists and ...
 
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Ingat sa ‘rakenrol.’
The song above is one of my all-time favorite songs to drive to. Aside from the fact that the lyrics are literally about pushing a car to its limits, its upbeat tempo and adrenaline-inducing solo just makes you want to floor the ...
 
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It will cost over P179.9 million to build.
In 2017, a 6.7 magnitude earthquake knocked down the Anao-aon Bridge in San Francisco, Surigao del Norte. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is now replacing it with a structure that will ensure the previous incident never happens again.According to ...
 
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Imagine a Miss Universe helping you navigate through the city.
Waze has become an indispensible tool in our everyday journeys—an app we use solely for convenience and utility. But it’s also nice that the app’s developers add some fun into the mix every so often.One example is Waze’s gimmick of featuring celebrities ...
 
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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 a recent interview with DZMM, Erice brought up the idea of allowing only public ...
 
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Have you felt any improvements in your area?
We all know that you're not supposed to overspeed, blitz through red lights, or cut off other drivers in traffic. But there are other not-so-obvious manifestations of bad behavior that many local drivers think are normal. Let's take a look at some ...
 
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Having a hard time booking lately?
From the new train construction to the imposed bus lane on EDSA, commuting for the average Filipino has been nearly unbearable as of late. It doesn't help that you have to compete with hundreds of other commuters inconvenienced by the country's transportation ...
 
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Have you felt any improvements in your area?
We now have less than 30 days until we arrive at the deadline imposed by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) for the nationwide road-clearing operations. With under a month to go, how do you think the operations have ...
 
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We need to find ways to decongest Metro Manila immediately
The traffic in Metro Manila is awful, and it seems as if new solutions to change that are being proposed almost every day. A lot of these ideas revolve around regulating the use of private cars. For one senator, though, the immediate ...
 
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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 chance and had a quick ...
 
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The Department of Finance is pushing for a new law on taxes.
We all know being a commuter in Metro Manila is far from being easy, which is why most people save up for years to be able to buy their own car—a solution that has its own set of problems, but that's another story. A new law ...
 
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Let's hope that it's really just closed for four months.
Traffic has been reaching insane points of congestion lately, and it looks like things are about to get even worse. The Department of Public Works and Highways is scheduled to do drainage rehabilitation works along the stretch of the Ortigas Avenue Extension, ...
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