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‘No RFID, no entry’ plan at Skyway’s 2 exits hit

A traffic advisory mounted at various toll gates along the Skyway has been causing a stir among motorists and residents of Metro Manila’s southern cities. The advisory, which warns that Doña Soledad (Bicutan) and Dr. A. Santos (Sucat) exits will soon be exclusive to RFID (radio-frequency identification) users, even provoked a reaction from Muntinlupa Rep. […]

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Tugade: Scrap new Skyway toll scheme

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade on Wednesday ordered the scrapping of Skyway’s new toll collection scheme, citing complaints that it only inconvenienced the public. Tugade’s order, which was coursed through the Toll Regulatory Board, came a day after toll operator Skyway O&M Corp. (Somco) apologized and said it would “temporarily revert” to its “pay as you […]

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Complaints greet new Skyway toll plaza

A newly opened toll plaza intended to speed up payments on Skyway has ironically slowed traffic, irking motorists and drawing comments describing the elevated roadway as “the new Edsa” because of the congestion. An earlier advisory by operator Skyway O&M Corp. (Somco) said the new toll plaza near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Expressway […]

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New Metro expressway eyed

Infrastructure giant Metro Pacific Investments Corp. is proposing another massive north-to-south Metro Manila expressway that it hopes will help combat worsening road congestion in the coming years. The project, estimated to cost P62.4 billion, is called the NLEx-Cavitex Port Expressway Link. Mainly traversing the Manila Bay area, it is envisioned to link North Luzon Expressway […]

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Skyway bans trucks starting Nov. 15

STARTING on Nov. 15, all trucks will be banned from using Metro Manila’s Skyway in an effort to improve road safety and speed up the flow of traffic on the elevated toll road and the soon-to-open Naia Expressway. Exempted from the ban are trucks carrying essential commodities but only if they meet safety requirements. Skyway […]

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DOTr to open part of Naia expressway; free toll for a month

MANILA, Philippines — Motorists may get some relief from the usual traffic headache en route the Manila airport as government opens the first phase of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Expressway (Naiax) on Sept. 22, with the toll fee waived for a month. Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade bared the news at a hearing on the Department […]

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Makati traffic re-routing set for Skyway 3 construction

MANILA — The contractor for the Skyway Stage 3 project (SS3) has started installing beams on the columns along Osmeña highway on the side of the Buendia flyover. For the three-month duration of this activity, all northbound motorists coming from Skyway are encouraged to use the Skyway Magallanes off-ramp or the Don Bosco off-ramp to […]

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Skyway, SLEx ready for influx of travelers

Operators of the Skyway System, South Luzon Expressway (SLEx) and Star Tollway are ready for the big number of motorists expected to leave Metro Manila for the Holy Week break. Skyway O&M Corp. (SOMCO), Manila Toll Expressway System Inc. (MATES) and Star Tollway Corp. (STC) said in a statement that they expected traffic to be […]

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Bus catches fire on Skyway

A southbound bus caught fire on Wednesday morning at the elevated portion of Skyway, the Skyway management said. A Dela Rosa Transit with plate number TYM 248 caught fire at around 9:50 a.m while plying near Bicutan in Parañaque City. The fire was contained nearly half an hour after the incident while the area was […]

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Skyway accident raises anew concerns over safety standards

Another Skyway accident over the weekend raised concerns over safety standards implemented on the expressway. More than a week after half of a Mitsubishi Strada pickup hanged over the edge of the Skyway near the Bicutan exit, a sports utility vehicle plunged more than 10 meters near the same spot of the main expressway and […]

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Mar 27, 2019

At the Singapore Auto Show early this year, the Philippine media had a sneak preview of the all-new Mazda

Mar 13, 2019

Much is said about mobility, and the future of mobility. It is a fairly common buzzword in the automotive

Mar 13, 2019

It’s hard to question the love for music and cars of Pinoys. There will always be that music genre

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