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What do you think, commuters?
The ongoing motorcycle-taxi pilot run currently allows only three service providers to operate: Angkas, JoyRide, and MoveIt. Grab Philippines—which is not new to this type of service—clearly wants to be the fourth. If things work out well, that is.The company has already expressed its intention to revive GrabBike, and its ...
 
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This is why we can’t have nice things.
Are you familiar with Daang Kalikasan? You know, that stretch of road in Pangasinan that’s gone viral because of its picturesque surroundings? Well, it might be closed because of the high number of accidents in the area.In a Facebook post released yesterday, Pangasinan ...
 
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Is the NLEX Harbor Link our last hope?
The Department of Public Works and Highways has spoken: EDSA traffic will soon be less of a headache than it currently is. We know it isn’t a complete 180-degree turn, but Secretary Mark Villar expects a relatively huge reduction in traffic—by almost 30 ...
 
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To car owners with young kids, do you already own a child seat?
Have a car in your garage? Have a kid in your car? If your answer to both questions is yes, then we hope you own a proper child restraint system for your vehicle. It isn’t just for your kid’s sake, either—driving without ...
 
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It actually worked.
Tired of unruly motorists rampaging through your neighborhood just to cut past heavy traffic? Here’s a solution: create fake traffic jams to keep people away. Well, that’s what artist Simon Weckert did, and he actually managed to ‘hack’ the system.In case you’re not familiar with ...
 
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The project was initially slated to open by April before the recent mishaps
The Skyway Stage 3 project was scheduled to open partially in April prior to its completion by the end of this year. But thanks to the recent fire that severely damaged a huge portion of the elevated tollway—about 300 meters, to be ...
 
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Suspicions confirmed.
Metro Manila came in at second place on the list of worst traffic congestion locations in the world. According to the TomTom Traffic Index 2019, which analyzed the traffic situation in 416 cities across 57 countries on six continents, urban congestion in Asia ...
 
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Do you agree with this?
Toyota isn’t just one of the world’s most successful car manufacturer. Apparently, it’s also one of the most well-liked companies on the planet.Fortune Magazine has just released its annual World’s Most Admired Companies list, and Toyota finds itself as the highest-ranked auto ...
 
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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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Now, this is what you call a holiday giveaway.
According to a report by Fox 29, US-based wholesale mortgage lender United Shore Financial Services gave away a total of 13 Cadillac XT5s at its 2019 Christmas party to celebrate the company’s record-breaking year. This is on top of a live performance ...
 
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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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