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We’d all die for Bono, but we won’t sit through Philippine traffic for him.
U2 fans, are you ready for U2’s one-night-only show in Manila tonight?Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen are converging tonight at the Philippine Arena, Bulacan for their first-ever Philippine show. The Irish band is currently in Manila as part of ...
 
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This begins on today, December 9
Motorists down south breathed a collective sigh of relief after the San Miguel Corporation (SMC) finished installing a new two-lane steel ramp for northbound traffic along the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX).The move pretty much ended the busy thoroughfare’s recent traffic Armageddon by ...
 
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The stop-and-go traffic scheme will require all vehicles to come to a halt until delegates have passed through.
For months, we’ve been anticipating the traffic to be caused by the 30th Southeast Asian Games, and in a few days, it will officially be here.From November 30 to December 11, when matches and tournaments will take place, the Metropolitan Manila Development ...
 
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Expect heavier traffic on these major roads.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority will be testing out on November 14 the planned traffic scheme for the 30th Southeast Asian Games opening ceremony. Convoys coming from all over the Metro will use the yellow lanes along EDSA to head to the ...
 
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According to a recent study by Waze, Manila is one of the world's slowest city to drive in today.
It seems as if the traffic situation in Metro Manila keeps worsening by the day. If you feel like driving around the city has never been more dreadful than right at this moment, then you’re probably correct—data from a recent study conducted ...
 
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As countermeasures to the expected increase in traffic congestion
Are you preparing yourself for the imminent holiday traffic? If so, then you might be glad about this announcement from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).The agency recently held a meeting with the Department of Public Works and Highways, shopping mall operators, ...
 
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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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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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It will take at least two years to build.
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is planning to submit an unsolicited proposal to the Department of Transportation to build a 10-lane elevated expressway on EDSA to ease traffic in the perennially congested highway. In a report on Businessworld, Ramon Ang, president and chief executive ...
 
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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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Do you agree?
Ever wondered what causes the gridlock you crawl through each day? If you have, well, check this out.We recently received some statistics from the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) about the traffic situation in the nation’s capital—you might have read Topgear's previous story ...
 
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Do you agree with this?
Calling all Pasig City residents: Your city has been identified by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as the bottleneck capital of the NCR.According to statistics provided by the traffic agency based on feedback from local government units (LGU) from 2018, Pasig ...
 
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Desperate times call for desperate measures?
The most difficult problems—such as the EDSA traffic—sometimes need extreme ideas to solve them. At this point, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) seems to remain open to any suggestion.Just a few days ago, the MMDA entertained a proposal for a one-way ...
 
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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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