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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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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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