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‘Singles’ clog Edsa side streets

Traffic congestion on Wednesday shifted from Edsa to other thoroughfares after a new traffic scheme forced “single” riders to take secondary routes. Not surprisingly, the dry run of the ban on driver-only vehicles and provincial buses on Edsa during rush hours left many stewing in pockets of traffic jams in other routes. A netizen, however, […]

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MMDA says ‘singles’ ban on Edsa not against ride-hailing companies

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) clarified on Wednesday that its high occupancy vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme is not against ride-hailing companies. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said the agency has already talked to Grab’s country head Brian Cu regarding the matter. “Nagkaroon kami ng meeting with Grab, nagpunta dito sa office si Brian Cu noong […]

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Senate adopts resolution vs. ban on solo riders on Edsa

The Senate unanimously adopted on Wednesday a resolution urging the immediate suspension and recall of the Edsa ban on solo drivers during rush hours. Senate Resolution No. 845 was initiated by Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri, and Minority Leader Franklin Drilon. It was […]

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Nearly 3,000 drivers caught violating  ban on ‘singles’ on Edsa

Nearly 3,000 drivers were flagged down by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority  (MMDA) during the first day of the weeklong dry run of the proposed high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said on Wednesday that a total of 2,953 drivers were caught violating the new traffic scheme. Garcia said that the traffic flow […]

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MMDA sets weeklong test for Edsa ban on ‘singles’

Despite the public sentiment against the plan to ban “singles,” or “driver-only vehicles,” during rush hours on the country’s busiest highway, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is pushing through with a weeklong dry run of the proposed high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) traffic scheme. Starting Aug. 15, driver-only vehicles are banned from Edsa from 7 to […]

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Edsa ban on provincial buses expected to be rescheduled again

In the absence of clear guidelines and the pending completion of the Valenzuela Interim Terminal, the implementation of provincial bus ban is expected to be rescheduled again. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority OIC General Manager Jojo Garcia said on Tuesday that the agency was “not in a hurry” to impose the policy on the provincial buses traversing […]

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MMDA: Driver-only private vehicles to be banned on Edsa during rush hours

The Metro Manila Council (MMC) on Tuesday approved a resolution to ban driver-only private vehicles on Edsa during rush hours. Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) General Manager Jojo Garcia said under the resolution, all lanes of Edsa will be allotted for high occupancy vehicles (HOV) or vehicles with at least two individuals -including the driver, […]

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P53-B bus rapid transit project shelved

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has put on hold the implementation of the three Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems in Metro Manila and Cebu, a P53-billion project proposed during the previous administration. In a press conference in Clark, Pampanga on Tuesday, Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade said the BRT project would be deferred pending further study. […]

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Coming soon: Solutions to Metro traffic

Traffic congestion along Edsa —INQUIRER PHOTO/RICHARD A. REYES

“Carpocalypse” and “Carmaggedon” describe our day-to-day horrendous traffic experience in Metro Manila. Endless debates and cursing but questions persist: Are solutions forthcoming? Are they doable? When? Last week, I asked a friend, a ranking official and old timer at the Department of Public Works and Highways, about the agency’s solutions to traffic. Surprisingly, he was […]

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DOTr eyes ridding Edsa of 6,000 buses

Transport officials expect to rid Edsa of around 6,000 buses once the integrated bus terminal in Bocaue, Bulacan, becomes operational as early as 2020. To be built on the Ciudad de Victoria complex owned by the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), the North Luzon Express Terminal will be the fourth integrated bus terminal to be opened […]

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Aug 15, 2018

If we think it’s a bit hard to explain the new Lexus ES 350, imagine how hard it is

Aug 15, 2018

TAICHUNG, Taiwan—Subaru, together with Motor Images Enterprises Inc., part of the Tan Chong International Limited Group and led by

Aug 08, 2018

When my son Arthur was younger, we would joke around saying that he would probably end up driving an


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