Skyway

Motorcycle group hits HPG in Skyway ban issue

THE leader of a motorcyclists’ group said law enforcers should not have been apprehending riders of small motorcycles on a section of Osmeña Highway, citing an agreement to postpone the ban on motorcycles with engines smaller than…

‘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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…