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DOTr unveils a prototype for the modern jeepney.
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has released photos of what could be the next generation of our country's public utility vehicles.The prototype was designed by Toyota Motor Philippines Inc. (TMPI). It is the same model as its Hilux pickup, but with a modified body ...
 
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What are you doing in eighth grade?
Sometimes, the solution to a problem is a lot simpler than you think. Here’s proof that it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to come up with a quick fix: An eighth-grade student in the US has devised a way to eliminate blind ...
 
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You've been warned.
We’re a few weeks away from the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has been making all the necessary preparations to alleviate the imminent heavy traffic during the festivities, which will run from November 30 to ...
 
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#OneLessCar
Remember late last month when Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) special operations commander Bong Nebrija pulled over and scolded a motorized kick scooter rider on EDSA?The incident was caught on footage, and it might have given off the impression the official isn’t ...
 
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Here are the streets to avoid, as well as details on the suspended number-coding scheme.
It's nearly that time of year when people around the Philippines head to cemeteries to pay respects to their dearly departed, and while it's one of those few moments in the year when we can spend time with the family, more often than not, ...
 
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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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Try out this new electric kick scooter ride-sharing app.
COME SEA Games time at New Clark City, you won't need to run your own athletics course just to get around the Sports Complex.The Bases Conversion Development Authority (or BCDA, which operates New Clark City) and mobility company PT Autozentrum Inc. just inked a partnership to provide an electric ...
 
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The James Bond actor can now add automobile designer to his resume.
Luxury department store Neiman Marcus' list of Fantasy Gifts never fails to amaze. In the past, the list of the world's most imaginative and exclusive gifts included a motorcycle designed by Keanu Reeves, a $400,000, 12-day trip to India, and a $150,000 falconry kit.More: Daniel ...
 
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It might be pricey, but it sure is useful.
The international driver’s license, more formally known as the international driving permit (IDP), is your ticket to exploring the roads of almost every country in the world. Travel tours are great, but the best way to explore a country is by yourself, preferably ...
 
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Following the discovery of a "non-standard condition"
The Harley-Davidson LiveWire deviates a bit from the usual Harley—not only is it quieter, it packs an electric powertrain as well—but that’s what makes it such a revolutionary bike. As innovative as it is, however, recent findings have forced the LiveWire and ...
 
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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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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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The luxury SUV accelerates in style from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in 3.9 seconds.
Maserati Philippines has launched the Levante Trofeo, its first SUV built around a V8 engine. The Trofeo is the ultimate Maserati of SUVs, capable of accelerating from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in 3.9 seconds and reaching a top speed of ...
 
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It is to honor the friendship and protection that the Philippines extended to Korea many years ago.
South Korea has donated 142 brand-new patrol bikes to the Philippine National Police (PNP).The bikes are meant to enhance the PNP's mobility, especially in traffic-prone areas. Officials of the Republic of Korea officially turned over today, September 26, 142 brand-new patrol bikes to the Philippine National ...
 
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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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