The advisory followed Pres. Rodrigo Duterte's announcement that Metro Manila will be put on community quarantine.
The number coding scheme in Metro Manila has been suspended starting today, March 13, "until further notice," according to Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) spokesperson Celine Pialago. According to Inquirer, the spokesperson made the announcement through a text message this morning. Applying
This is an *important* question that came up after the president's speech.
How will the Metro Manila community quarantine, which starts on March 15, affect workers who live outside the metro? Cabinet members have different answers to one of the questions that came up after Pres. Rodrigo Duterte addressed the nation last night, March
Authorities also found that the proposed floor area is more than five times the approved figure.
Heads up, commuters! Quezon City has ordered the construction of the MRT-7 Quezon Memorial Circle station to be temporarily stopped, according to ABS-CBN News. Environmentalists and historians have advised that the construction above the landmark "would affect [its] identity as
The new trains can accommodate an additional 35,000 passengers.
On February 14, the Philippine National Railways (PNR) unveiled two trainsets with a four-car formation per set. Leading the unveiling of the new trainsets is PNR General Manager Junn Magno. He announced that a limited number of passengers can ride the
No more asking, ‘So, sinong maga-adjust?’
There's no need to sugarcoat it: Metro Manila traffic is the worst. It's so bad that Alabang and Q.C. feel like they're continents apart. If you've ever been in a north-south relationship, you'd know that
PUV drivers and conductors are also required to wear face masks while on duty.
Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has directed terminal operators to "provide face masks as well as disinfectant or sanitizer dispensers for free use of passengers," according to Manila Bulletin.In the memo dated yesterday,
The announcement comes two months earlier than the pilot run's supposed end.
The Technical Working Group (TWG) has terminated the motorcycle taxi pilot run, which covers the operations of Angkas, JoyRide, and Move It, two months before its supposed end on March 23. TWG chairman Antonio Gardiola Jr. said the termination will take effect
Here's the latest update from the Department of Transportation.
It seems like we're a bit closer to being able to commute from Quezon City to Bulacan and vice versa in about 30 minutes. According to the latest MRT-7 update of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), the train line is
Attention, weekend warriors!
Zambales remains to be a favorite beach destination for many weekend warriors based in Manila. In just a six-hour drive, there's plenty to explore in the province: Liwa-Liwa, a favorite among surfers, and the picturesque coves of Anawangin, Nagsasa,
Were you one of the many Grab users who got their refund today?
In November 2019, the Philippines' only ride-hailing app Grab was slapped with a P23.45 million fine by antitrust watchdog Philippine Competition Commission (PCC). Along with this, Grab was also ordered to issue a refund to passengers for about P5 million
Heads up, motorists!
Headed to Manila? If you are, then it's good to know that the Manila Police District's Traffic Enforcement Unit (MPD-TEU) has advised motorists of the traffic rerouting in the city for the Black Nazarene thanksgiving procession on December 30.
Attention, commuters!
ICYMI, the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) Line 2 is offering free rides to commuters on December 30 in commemoration of Rizal Day.LRTA made the announcement in a Facebook post on December 16:According to the post, the schedule of the
Game for a Baguio road trip?
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has opened the Sison-Rosario segment of the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) which cuts travel time to Baguio by 30 minutes.On Facebook, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar shared several photos of the
The traffic scheme is being implemented to give way to the Unified Grand Central Station.
The Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), which manages the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1, announced on December 19 that they will be implementing a new passenger scheme for the first few months of 2020.On Facebook, the LRMC announced that they
The proposed elevated road could take up to 30 months to complete.
In hopes to decongest the streets of Manila, Sam Miguel Corporation (SMC) recently formalized its plans to build a tollway above the Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA).Submitting a proposal to the Department of Transportation, SMC said in a disclosure that they
The trains will ply the Malabon-FTI route.
The Philippine National Railways (PNR) has unveiled two sets of diesel multiple unit trains that will ply the Malabon and FTI Taguig route starting on December 16.Acquired from Indonesian firm PT. Industri Api, the train's coaches can accommodate 250 passengers
Sadly, there's more demand than supply.
Booking a ride on Grab can be an ordeal: Driver cancellations, high fees, and difficulty in booking especially on a payday Friday are just some of the problems riders often encounter.With the Christmas season in full swing, you may have noticed
Plan your trips accordingly!
On December 13, the Department of Transportation (DOTR) Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) released the Christmas and New Year's schedule of the train line.According to a Facebook post by DOTR, the MRT-3's holiday schedule is
'Sayang ang ligo.'
Pinoy commuters know the frustration of waking up before the sun is even up just to make it to the MRT or bus stop early, only to be greeted by an ~*insanely long*~ line. PAANO?! The sad thing is, this is just
Maybe a pretty beep card will make commuting less terrible.
Commuting in Metro Manila is pretty much a daily obstacle course-minus all the fun aspects of the sport. One essential weapon for the commuter is the beep card; arguably the most precious one in your arsenal. And if it's
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