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MMDA suspends Aug. 23 implementation of driver-only ban on EDSA, dry...

By Charmaine A. Tadalan The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will put on hold the full implementation of the "driver-only" ban on EDSA on Aug....

Where are the most congested roads in Metro Manila?

By Jochebed B. Gonzales, Senior Researcher In 2017, the average volume of vehicles that passed through Metro Manila's circumferential and radial road each day was...

How many vehicles pass through EDSA everyday?

With 367,728 vehicles traversing daily on the average, EDSA remains the National Capital Region's most congested road, based on 2017 estimates. Vehicles that pass through this highway account for 13.6% of the average daily traffic in Metro Manila, which is reported at 2.7 million.

Improving lives through infrastructure

President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s centerpiece project, the “Build, Build, Build” program aims to usher in the “Golden Age of Infrastructure,” and is known as...

World Bank reiterates Cebu BRT is viable

THE World Bank has reiterated its view that it considers the Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project to be feasible, amid calls by the Department of Transportation (DoTr) to cancel the project in favor of a railway system.

Traffic is the problem says CCP’s new chairperson Margie Moran

TRAFFIC, and not the misconception that art is elitist, is the reason why many find the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) to be,...

Hirna says no plans to enter Metro Manila

By Denise A. Valdez HIRNA Mobility Solutions, Inc. started offering transportation options last month when it was accredited by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory...

Ride-hailing firms rush into Philippine gridlock

A SLEW of ride-hailing ventures are taking to the gridlocked streets of Manila, undeterred by the market dominance of Grab now that it controls...

Quezon City traffic enforcers undergo training on updated road rules

The Quezon City Department of Public Order and Safety (DPOS) held a two-day training of its 30 traffic enforcers last April 23 and 24...

Helicopter ride-sharing service takes off in Manila

TECH START-UP Ascent has introduced its helicopter ride-sharing service in Manila, targeting both local and foreign businessmen who are looking for a way to...

Saving lives

By Robert JA Basilio, Jr. Roger (not his real name) pushed his luck. But then again, he had no choice. With no job and absolutely no money,...

Five other startups that are solving Manila’s traffic

It's not just Uber and Grab.

Subway expected to reduce economic cost of traffic — JICA

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez, Senior Reporter CONSTRUCTION of the Philippines’ first subway line is expected to start later this year, with authorities hoping to...

When to avoid holiday traffic in Metro Manila

Using data collected in 2016, Waze has come up with the date and the hours of the day when traffic is at its worst during the holidays....

Airport congestion still expected during Christmas travel season

PASSENGERS will still experience air traffic and congestion at the terminals of the country’s main gateway, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, despite a few...

Motorists advised to avoid Quirino Highway due to MRT-7 work

THE Project Traffic Management Task Force for the Manila Metro Rail Transit System Line 7 (MRT-7) has advised the public to avoid Quirino Highway...

Avoid lockdown areas during ASEAN — advisory

MOTORISTS were strongly advised by authorities to refrain from passing through the designated lockdown routes in Metro Manila during the conduct of the Association...

Metro Manila Council rejects MMDA proposals on 1-way EDSA, twice-a-week number...

THE METRO Manila Council (MMC) on Tuesday, Oct. 5, has disregard proposals by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) for a twice-a-week number-coding scheme...

Avoiding carmaggedon

By Zsarlene B. Chua, Reporter “If we to solve the traffic problem in Metro Manila then that would a Nobel Peace Prize,” said...

Uber suspension cuts Metro Manila travel time by 5% — MMDA

THE SUSPENSION imposed against Uber Philippines, a unit of Uber Systems, Inc., has improved travel times on Metro Manila’s roads, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority...

Early exposure to traffic pollution may affect lungs later

INFANTS exposed to higher levels of vehicular air pollution more often have problems later on in the small airways near the edges of their...

Amid traffic, airport woes, will you ‘Visit the Philippines Again 2016?’

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman THERE will be 10 regular holidays and nine special non-working days in 2016, the Palace recently announced. Are you...