rush hour - updates

Rappler's latest stories on rush hour


Netizens’ single cry: driver-only car ban isn’t helping

Aug 15, 2018 - 6:59 PM

Singles feel the brunt of MMDA's bandaid solution to traffic congestion in EDSA during rush hour.

MMDA urged to 'rethink' driver-only car rule on EDSA

Aug 11, 2018 - 3:02 PM

Senator Leila de Lima says the government 'cannot always try its luck through trial-and-error' when solving traffic congestion

EDSA TRAFFIC. The MMDA is under fire for the new policy barring single-passenger cars from EDSA during rush hour. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Why single out singles, netizens ask MMDA

Aug 09, 2018 - 3:32 PM

Motorists take to social media in response to the MMDA's proposed ban on driver-only cars along EDSA

MMDA to ban driver-only cars on EDSA during rush hour

Aug 07, 2018 - 6:17 PM

(UPDATED) Metro Manila mayors have approved the proposal but have yet to set the implementation date

BANNED. Soon, vehicles carrying only the driver will be prohibited from traversing EDSA during rush hours. AFP File Photo

'X-men' director implicated in Hollywood abuse scandal

Nov 02, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Brett Ratner, who directed 'X-Men: The Last Stand' and 'Rush Hour,' is accused of sexual harassment by actresses Natasha Henstridge and Olivia Munn

BRETT RATNER. Actresses Natasha Henstridge and Olivia Munn and 4 other women accuse Hollywood director Brett Ratner of sexual misconduct or harassment. File photo by Chris Delmas/AFP

Rush-hour train crash injures dozens in Indonesia

Sep 23, 2015 - 8:27 PM

At least 35 people were injured when a packed commuter train slammed into the back of another at a station in the Indonesian capital Jakarta during rush hour

TRAIN CRASH. An Indonesian commuter train crashes during rush hour. Photo from Twitter @TMCPoldametro

Aquino's spokespersons take up #MRTChallenge

Sep 01, 2014 - 4:28 PM

Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte says it took her 1 hour and 20 minutes to get to her destination Spokesman Edwin Lacierda is seen in one of the photos she has posted

MRT AT RUSH HOUR. Presidential spokespersons Abigail Valte and Edwin Lacierda take the MRT during rush hour. Photo from Valte's Twitter account

MRT Express trial run pushes through May 7-20

May 05, 2014 - 3:23 PM

The morning express trains will travel southbound at 7 9 am while the afternoon northbound runs will be at 5 7 pm

Kris Aquino takes MRT

Sep 10, 2013 - 10:52 PM

Actress host improvises her way through traffic amid late afternoon downpour

LUCKY ME. Kris improvises her way through traffic, takes the train. Screen grab from her Instragram

Jackie Chan seals prints in Hollywood

Jun 07, 2013 - 6:25 AM

Twenty years ago I was on the side I had nothing to do I was standing there looking around to see the handprints

SECOND TIME AROUND. Jackie Chan smiles sweetly at the media as he stood on the cement that would seal his prints at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Screen grab from YouTube (TheWorldmonitortv)