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Once two big-ticket infrastructure projects are completed.
We can’t blame you if think that headline looks too good to be true. But while many of us might be thinking that the traffic situation on EDSA will likely not improve dramatically anytime soon, the Department of Public Works and Highways ...
 
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It's expected to decongest the area, too.
Making your way to the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) might soon take a little less time if you’re coming from C6.The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) says that a new access road being fast-tracked by the agency will shorten the ...
 
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That was quick.
Earlier today, Department of Transportation-Technical Working Group (DOTr-TWG) chairman Antonio Gardiola Jr. announced the sudden termination of the motorcycle-taxi pilot run two months ahead of schedule. Now, it seems like this might not be the case.According to DOTr assistant secretary Goddes Hope ...
 
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What you need to know before getting into a Grab.
To test its new safety and surveillance measures, Grab will be conducting a pilot study on Grab rides in Metro Manila in which vehicles will be equipped with in-car audio and video recording. What does this mean? It means Grab is watching ...
 
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The flow of cars is becoming a real issue here.
If you drove up to Baguio City over the 2019 holidays, you’ll know that vehicular congestion in the country’s Summer Capital is seriously getting out of hand.According to data from the Department of Public Works and Highway’s (DPWH) road monitoring report, more ...
 
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Check out the procession's official route.
The annual Feast of the Black Nazarene is slated for Thursday, January 9. Starting at 5:30 a.m. in the City of Manila, the Black Nazarene will begin a slow crawl from the Quirino Grandstand back to Quiapo Church surrounded by a sea ...
 
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Here are some of the roads, bridges, and airports heading your way.
From roads to trains to airports, there are a whole lot of new projects underway to improve the transportation system in the country. Infrastructure is arguably the skeleton of any civilization, so here are a few additions we’re excited to see taking shape in ...
 
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Lower Grab fares are expected in February as demand for the ride-hailing app drops.
You probably noticed that since December, Grab fares have been unusually high. As it turns out, it was because of more people booking rides, and fewer drivers operating (because they also take holiday breaks). Supply simply did not meet the demand, so ...
 
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The feature is only available until this March 31, 2020
In its efforts to spread knowledge and promote awareness about Philippine history and culture, Waze Philippines has partnered with the Department of Tourism (DOT) to launch the “100 Days in the Philippines” campaign.Through this update, Wazers will get to learn more about ...
 
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What's your take on all this?
In spite of all the turmoil surrounding the whole Angkas issue, the good thing is that the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has allowed motorcycle taxis—JoyRide and MoveIt included—to operate for the duration of the pilot run which has been ...
 
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Grab is also facing commuter complaints on fare hikes due to the holiday season.
Come February 2020, check your wallets for a late holiday gift from Grab.Grab Philippines will be disbursing a total of P14.15 million to its passengers via GrabPay wallet in compliance with the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC)’s order. Only passengers who took Grab rides ...
 
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Reports say the company has yet to make money three years after its inception
There has been a whirlwind of controversies surrounding the popular motorcycle ride-hailing platform Angkas. Since its inception, its operations have been on and off due to complications with the government and the existing policies laid out by the Department of Transportation (DOTr).At ...
 
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We've got updates on the ongoing Skyway construction.
Looks like your long-term relationship with the South Luzon Expressway is finally coming to an end—well, TBH, it might just be an on-and-off thing. Part of the construction work near the Alabang Viaduct is targeted to end this weekend, which ideally means ...
 
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‘Grab has no liability to pay any fine,’ clarifies its president.
How much was your last Grab fare? Have you checked if you've been refunded already?Last week, the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) ordered Grab Philippines to pay a fine of P23.45 million and refund its passengers a sum of P5 million for allegedly ...
 
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These point-to-point buses will pick up passengers at Trinoma and PITX.
Heavy traffic and road closures aside, here’s some good motoring-related news regarding the 2019 Southeast Asian Games: For those who wish to watch this year’s opening ceremonies, the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) will be offering point-to-point (P2P) bus services ...
 
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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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Consider yourself warned.
The already-terrible traffic in the metro is bound to get worse once the 2019 SEA Games are in full swing—motorists and commuters should know that already. Now, in addition to implementing a ‘stop-and-go’ traffic scheme, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has ...
 
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From on-the-road to in-the-road.
Nobody wants plastic in their lives—so it's always nice to hear anybody, from families to huge companies, taking steps towards more sustainable living. The San Miguel Corporation is doing exactly that with one of their projects: they're working on the country's first ever asphalt road made with recycled ...
 
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Don't push it.
Heads up, motorists—and we don’t just mean the ones stuck in traffic inside Metro Manila.The Land Transportation Office (LTO), together with the Philippine National Police–Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG), the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), ...
 
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A drone's view of the progress.
You might not be able to tell from street level on account of all the barriers and covers surrounding the construction site, but the new P1.6-billion BGC-Ortigas Center Link Road Project crossing Pasig River is finally starting to take shape.If you take ...
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