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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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The agency predicts a 20 percent increase of vehicles along EDSA by September.
You might want to get your holiday shopping done extra early this year as EDSA traffic is about to get even worse. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has predicted a 20 percent increase in the number of vehicles traversing EDSA by September. ...
 
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This includes new bridges and interchanges.
The NLEX Corporation is lending the Philippine government a hand in its fight against Metro Manila’s traffic problems.According to the expressway operator, which handles both the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), it already has a handful of projects in place to help decongest the country’s ...
 
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Do you think this is feasible?
The spiraling traffic-management issues on EDSA have garnered a handful of proposed solutions from netizens, including a rework of the thoroughfare’s lane system and the implementation of a private-vehicle ban along the avenue during rush hours. Now, a lawmaker is pitching his ...
 
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Itâs a sight to behold
Remember last week’s bus lane fiasco along EDSA? While some of us were complaining, others actually took their time to think of possible solutions to the ever-growing traffic problem.One previous suggestion from a concerned commuter featured a possible reworking of the lane ...
 
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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 worth considering.
If you’re a regular commuter on EDSA, you’ve probably spent countless hours stewing in traffic on your way to school or work, daydreaming about what it would be like to not waste hours of your life on the road. You might also ...
 
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People might soon have to prove they have parking before they can buy cars.
Sometimes it feels as if Metro Manila has as many private cars as people: one look at EDSA during peak hours—since practically every hour is rush hour—is enough to understand why. In a bid to control the number of vehicles that congest ...
 
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One is to use roads in gated subdivisions.
President Duterte just delivered his fourth State of the Nation Address on July 22, and of course, people are once again scrambling to get going with fresh directives on old promises. Traffic was, of course, not an agenda to be missed—the president, after all, promised to make travel ...
 
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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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As promised.
Pasig City’s new mayor, Vico Sotto, is delivering on his promise to suspend odd-even coding in his city.In a Facebook post released by Sotto earlier this afternoon, he said that he has signed an executive order that includes the suspension of his ...
 
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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 revival will come after they have fully implemented the EDSA Bus Ban.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority seems to have quite a lot up their sleeves, especially where EDSA traffic is concerned. Once the agency is done fully implementing the ban on provincial buses, another ban is also being planned—this time on singles-only cars, said a report by CNN Philippines.Officially called the Expanded ...
 
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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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A solution to a problem a lot of us are having
There’s been something going on lately with everyone’s favorite navigation app. If you’ve noticed, Waze no longer gives you the quickest route to your destination by default. Instead, it gives you a route that sometimes makes your trip longer. I’ve personally seen ...
 
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Are you looking forward to its opening?
Late in 2018, a small portion of the new Skyway Stage 3 was opened to the public. In the grand scheme of the project, it wasn’t much more than a kilometer-long stretch of elevated expressway before the intersection of Gil Puyat Avenue, but it ...
 
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At least it's not during the work week.
Planning to spend Holy Week within the confines of Metro Manila? That’s fine, but you’d do best to take note of the numerous road closures being implemented across the metro.Makati City has announced that dozens of roads will be closed to traffic throughout Holy ...
 
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They're in the front lines in this war against traffic jams.
“The whole concept of Waze is rooted in the community. You help other Wazers by driving and sharing your traffic data so that they can be routed away from traffic,” says Ada—a level 5 Waze map editor in the Philippines, and a volunteer at that.“You help ...
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