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EDSA walkway project to start in Jan.

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) has greenlit a $123-million (P5.9-billion) loan to the Philippines to build elevated walkways along the traffic-clogged Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). 

[B-SIDE Podcast] Biking the city

 When public transportation was suspended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, people turned to biking as a means of getting from one place...

High court rejects lawsuits vs EDSA bus ban

THE Supreme Court has dismissed several lawsuits seeking to stop the government from banning provincial buses from the main EDSA highway.

House lawmaker seeks private car ban on EDSA

AUTHORITIES should ban all private vehicles on the main EDSA highway during rush hours to ease traffic in the capital, a congressman said yesterday.

MMDA to fence in EDSA yellow lanes

THE METROPOLITAN MANILA Development Authority (MMDA) is planning to build a fence along EDSA’s yellow lanes to restrict public buses, a move that is seen to help in decongesting traffic, according to MMDA General Manager Jose Arturo S. Garcia Jr.

MMDA ready to implement provincial bus ban on EDSA by Aug....

THE METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said the provincial bus ban along EDSA will push through following the memorandum issued by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB), which will take effect on Aug. 1.

LTFRB issues rules on EDSA ban for provincial buses

THE Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has issued guidelines on the ban of provincial buses from the main highway of Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA).

Provincial buses to be banned from unloading, loading along EDSA, other...

STARTING MONDAY, April 22, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will apprehend provincial buses that will load and unload passengers along EDSA and major roads in the capital.

Portions of EDSA, C-5, Katipunan to be closed over the weekend...

THE Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is advising motorists who plan to take EDSA and the Circumferential Road 5 (C-5) this weekend to instead take alternate routes as it will be conducting road rehabilitation work on these two thoroughfares over the next two days.

EDSA auto shop fire destroys two cars of Senator JV Ejercito

The fire that broke out at an auto repair shop along EDSA Mandaluyong yesterday razed two vehicles of Senator Joseph Victor or “JV” Ejercito, including his “lucky” car.

MMDA wants narrower, more EDSA lanes

THE METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has recommended to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) the narrowing down of lane width along EDSA to give way to an additional one as part of its traffic solution scheme.

Driver-only ban on EDSA suspended but dry run to continue

THE Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has suspended the planned implementation of the “driver-only” ban on EDSA on August 23, following a Senate resolution calling for its suspension.

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....

Driver-only ban on EDSA covers private, public vehicles; test run starts...

BOTH PRIVATE and public vehicles, except motorcycles, with just the driver on board will be banned from EDSA under the new High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes (HOV) policy.

Partial ban of provincial buses on EDSA starts next week

PROVINCIAL BUSES will be banned along a portion of EDSA beginning Aug. 15, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced Thursday, August 9.

Metro Manila mayors OK ban on single-rider cars along EDSA

THE METRO Manila Council (MMC), composed of the mayors within the National Capital Region, approved yesterday a scheme that will ban private cars with just the driver along EDSA during peak hours.

Provincial bus restriction along EDSA moved to Aug. 1

THE METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced yesterday that the planned regulation of provincial buses along EDSA will be implemented starting Aug. 1 instead of July 15.

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.

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....