Rappler's latest stories on traffic in Metro Manila
'One often neglected topic, in the context of finding long-term solutions [for sustainable transport], is the importance of a local bicycle manufacturing industry'
Transport expert Robert Siy notes that people need to have infrastructure where they feel safe to walk and bike, given the fear of contracting coronavirus in crowded spaces
'Almost all urban planning literature debunks the idea that expanding road space for vehicles eases up congestion'
'Heroic' commuters are prone to imagining moving abroad, where there is higher quality of life, and you can't blame them
'As taxpayers and as hardworking, productive members of the society, we should demand accountability from the government.... We should call out those who downplay our exhaustion.'
No Filipino should have to wake up as early as 4 am to commute to an 8 am job and punch out at 5 pm only to get home by 9 pm
San Miguel Corporation is appealing to commuters and motorists traversing the SLEX for more understanding
Ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against time to reach a Manila hospital with a patient in need of care
Commuters brands the traffic schemes considered by the MMDA as 'band-aid' solutions, especially when the public transport system remains a mess
A 'combination' of road and transportation projects is expected to ease congestion in Metro Manila, making the short drive possible, says the government
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno says President Rodrigo Duterte should be given a chance to solve traffic problems, but with safeguards in place if ever emergency powers are granted
Effective immediately, the new mayor's first order is part of a wide-ranging review of Pasig City's mobility and traffic situation
The High Court consolidates 3 petitions against the EDSA provincial bus ban
Transport economist Jedd Ugay says that if MMDA wants to reduce traffic congestion, the effect of the provincial bus ban is the 'total opposite'
Repair works for the CP Garcia bridge along C5 Road will happen for a year, starting Wednesday, February 6
Here are alternate routes going to Mendiola and the US Embassy areas
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
On Friday, November 17, Uber screened their Boxes film live along 5th Avenue, BGC – and invited passers-by to share their thoughts on traffic in Manila
Assuming one violation per vehicle, almost half of all the registered vehicles in the National Capital Region figured in a traffic violation in 2016
UPDATED These big ticket projects will be funded via official development assistance ODA from either China or Japan
From an earlier projection of 4 4 billion P225 17 billion the cost of the proposed subway goes up to 7 billion P358 25 billion
Getting from point A to point B in Metro Manila is not a comfortable task Grab s newest service GrabShare aims to do something about that
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada says many employees of the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau are allegedly involved in extortion and other illegal activities
Traincheck gives commuters info on how crowded the train stations are and tells them when s the best time to leave
House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez slams the Department of Transportation saying it has failed to lay out concrete plans to address traffic in Metro Manila Metro Cebu and Metro Davao
A work from anywhere setup is seen as a means to reduce traffic in metro areas But what will it require from the parties involved?
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
We have to examine the data from the point of view also of impact on learning of the children because again it s not only the school children who add to the traffic it s really Christmas itself says Education Secretary Leonor Briones
ADVISORY: While the drainage improvement project in the area is ongoing the Quezon City Department of Public Order and Safety suggests alternate routes
The Senate committee on public services chairperson hits the Department of Transportation anew for failing to provide a list of concrete projects and plans to solve the traffic crisis
This would have been the most expensive public private partnership PPP deal implemented under former president Benigno Aquino III s administration
Out of line apprehension including the removal of terminals will be intensified My God it will be done Immediately Duterte says in his first SONA
More convenient locations for purchasing train tickets and improved waiting rooms for commuters are some proposals presented to President Duterte in the July 11 Cabinet meeting
If passed into law the bill would give President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers for two years
Outgoing Customs chief Alberto Lina says he s willing to be appointed traffic czar and untangle Metro Manila s traffic mess
The outgoing Speaker of the House of Representatives says waiving the bidding for transportation contracts is fine as long as all information are made public
Incoming Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says Kung nabababoy na ang kabuhayan natin at di ito krisis ano ang krisis?
A University of the Philippines professor looks at the candidates proposals and tells Rappler their economic feasibility
Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras says the government aims to launch by end September a truck appointment booking system to regulate the trucks allowed to ply Metro Manila roads
A congressman renews proposal to sell cars only to those with proof of parking spaces; an ex senator says factories commercial establishments should move to the provinces
Traffic plunges us into constant crowdedness We arrive at a state of sublimated frustration the Philippine Republic of collective waiting
The MMDA releases an advisory saying the June 28 event is deferred due to an SM MOA fun run EDSA repairs administrative difficulties among other reasons
Check here the rerouting maps and instructions for the cities of Parañaque Makati and Marikina starting Friday October 31
The buses and coasters are available from 6 am to 9 am on weekdays to pick up employees of Makati companies at the MRT North Avenue station
Reynaldo Romano was photographed giving a little child food and water The photo instantly went viral