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Cavitex, C5 link waive toll for Taal Volcano eruption relief vehicles

Jan 22, 2020 - 6:37 PM

Donors may request for free passage by emailing Cavitex customer service

TOLL-FREE. Vehicles carrying relief goods for Taal Volcano eruption victims may now pass through the Cavitex and C5 link flyover for free. Photo from pea.gov.ph

Higher toll for R1 of Cavitex; new fees for C5 link starting October 24

Oct 15, 2019 - 4:04 PM

An additional P1-P3 will be collected at the R1 expressway

NEW TOLL. Toll fees will be collected at the Cavitex-C5 link starting October 24. Photo from the Philippine Reclamation Authority

C5 South Link flyover from Taguig to Merville opens July 23

Jul 23, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The Cavitex C5 Link Flyover is a 2.2-kilometer portion of the C5 South Link project

C5 South Link segment to open July 23

Jun 20, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Once the new segment is opened, Public Works Secretary Mark Villar says they are expecting toll of about P20 to P22

ALMOST COMPLETED. The C5 South Link segment is set to service motorists after pending construction work near the Merville side is completed. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

C5 South Link segment 87% done, to open mid-June 2019

Apr 03, 2019 - 7:40 PM

The first phase of the C5 South Link project will stretch from C5 Road to Merville in Parañaque City

NEARLY DONE. Public Works Secretary Mark Villar inspects the C5 South Link segment 3A-1 in Taguig City. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Brace for heavier traffic along C5 due to bridge repairs

Feb 01, 2019 - 7:44 PM

Repair works for the CP Garcia bridge along C5 Road will happen for a year, starting Wednesday, February 6

RETROFIT. The CP Garcia bridge will undergo repairs until February 2020. Screengrab from Google Streetmaps

DPWH resumes repairs along EDSA, C5 on September 8 - 9

Sep 06, 2018 - 2:05 PM

Portions of EDSA, C5, Batasan Road, and Lacson Avenue will be closed for road repairs starting September 7, 11 pm

REPAIR. DPWH to repair southbound portions of EDSA this weekend. File photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

Metro Pacific to slow down on new proposals until toll hikes resolved

Feb 26, 2018 - 5:00 PM

The tollways unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation says it has foregone roughly P7.5 billion in potential revenues since 2012 because of delayed toll adjustments

PENDING HIKE. The delays in toll hike have been hurting the pockets of operators, with a total foregone revenue of roughly P7.5 billion. Image from Wikimedia

C5 South Link project to cause heavy traffic in Parañaque late 2018

Feb 09, 2018 - 2:10 PM

Around 45,000 vehicles are expected to benefit from the 7.7-kilometer C5 South Link project, decongesting EDSA when it starts commercial operations in 2019

DECONGESTION. Arlette Capistrano of the Metro Pacific Tollways said that the C5 South Link Expressway is expected to decongest 45,000 vehicles regularly playing the service road that goes to C5. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Metro Pacific unit to borrow P36 billion for 2 new toll roads

Jan 29, 2018 - 12:00 AM

The tollways unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation is getting ready for the construction of the Cavite-Laguna Expressway and the C5 South Link Expressway

NEW ROADS. The tollways arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) is spending P153 billion until the 1st quarter of 2018 to start building highways and toll roads around the Philippines. Photo from MPIC website

MMDA to set 50 km/h speed limit for EDSA, C5, Commonwealth

Dec 06, 2017 - 4:45 PM

(UPDATED) Also covered by the plan to reduce the speed limit are Roxas Boulevard, Quezon Avenue, and Marcos Highway

BUSY ROAD. EDSA is the most used thoroughfare in the Philippines, passing through 6 cities. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO

Truck crash in Pasig causes 9-hour traffic jam

Sep 28, 2017 - 2:55 PM

The crash happened along C5 Road around 3 am on Thursday, September 28, and the area was only cleared at 12:20 pm

TRAFFIC. A truck crash caused heavy traffic in Pasig City. Photo from Taga Pasig Kami Facebook Page

Cops to help man traffic at C5, Commonwealth, NAIA Expressway

Nov 13, 2016 - 6:00 PM

PNP Highway Patrol Group personnel will be deployed to address the traffic problem and ensure the safe travel of motorists

Commuters stranded in a traffic along commonwealth Ave. during rush hour. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler/File

Makati, Las Piñas, Mandaluyong to suspend 'window hours'

Oct 10, 2016 - 6:14 PM

UPDATED To fix traffic malls are also asked not to schedule sales during weekdays and for utility companies to suspend road repairs

MANILA GRIDLOCK. Motorists eat a meal on the back of their vehicles after being caught in traffic during the APEC summit in Manila in November 2015. The Philippines needs to improve infrastructure and requires funding from AIIB. File photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Starting Oct 31 on EDSA, C5: No more 'window hours' for private vehicles

Oct 08, 2016 - 9:31 AM

The Inter Agency Council on Traffic and the Metro Manila Council agree to remove the window hours under the Number Coding Scheme to decongest traffic in Metro Manila

METRO MANILA TRAFFIC. In this photo taken January 11, 2016, a major thoroughfare is clogged with traffic as an overhead train passes by in Manila. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Stuck in traffic? Here’s a ‘bigger’ way to deal with it

Jul 15, 2016 - 7:52 PM

Traffic is something we have to live with Now there’s a way for the experience to be more worthwhile

BIG SURPRISE. A huge billboard along EDSA revealed how motorists can subscribe to the GigaSurf service. Photo courtesy of Smart

Duterte’s retirement, Aquino on Poe, PH traffic | 12PM wRap

Sep 09, 2015 - 1:07 PM

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Ayala Land's ARCA South phase 1 dev't 70% complete

Jun 10, 2015 - 11:36 AM

The P80 billion mixed use development will also benefit from two government roadway projects: the Intermodal Transport System and Skyway C5 C6 connector road

C5 'one truck lane' policy begins September 1

Aug 29, 2014 - 6:55 PM

The MMDA will do a test run of the new policy on Saturday morning August 28

Image courtesy of the MMDA

9-vehicle accident along C5: 1 reported dead

Aug 04, 2014 - 9:42 AM

A 14 wheeler truck rammed 8 vehicles along the major thoroughfare near the Kalayaan flyover area Heavy traffic reported along C5 southbound

Hamog: A Rappler documentary

Jul 07, 2012 - 1:43 PM

They are the lost boys and girls who sleep under the open sky In Taguig City they rule the highways Thieves and runaways children of broken families led by the boy who is sometimes hero sometimes hood

Peter on his way to the streets. Photo by Adrian Portugal.

Rescue at sea

Dec 22, 2011 - 8:46 PM

Seafarers become heroes when they fish eight flood victims from sea

RESCUED. 2 kids are plucked from the sea by 4 seamen who heeded the call for help. Video taken by Edberto Calungsod.