A task force announces developments in the construction of the MRT7's University Avenue and Manggahan stations in Quezon City, which would affect the flow of traffic
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says the two leaders may sign the deal when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe comes to Manila for the ASEAN Summit and Related Summits
Toll fees for the first two years of operation are P45 (Class 1), P90 (Class 2), and P134 (Class 3), with adjustments allowed every two years
The SBMA chief wants the financing of the proposed multi-modal coastal highway to be under the Philippine-China Framework of Cooperation
The bill covers land, air, and sea traffic, as well as provinces near Metro Manila
Motorists can apply for access stickers so they can pass through the Veterans Memorial Medical Center as a shortcut
After 'window hours' are lifted, a recent MMDA survey shows an average of 7 minutes is reduced in travel time on EDSA from Roxas Boulevard in the south to Monumento in the north
Traincheck gives commuters info on how crowded the train stations are and tells them when's the best time to leave
To ease up traffic, government properties in Makati, Pasay, and Bonifacio Global City will soon be opened to private vehicles
The proposed scheme is expected to be finalized in a meeting between MMDA and other i-ACT agencies on Thursday, November 24
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
Many people have proposed various solutions to our traffic problems. Will building more roads necessarily relieve traffic congestion and increase travel time in the long run?
Private vehicle owners can start applying with Camp Aguinaldo for access passes on Monday, November 21
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?
(UPDATED) Get updates on rerouting schemes for cities in Metro Manila this long weekend
(UPDATED) Taft Avenue, Shaw Boulevard, and Commonwealth Avenue are among the latest additions to the list of roads without window hours. Coding hours will also be longer – 7 am to 8 pm.
Only 5 days away from the strict implementation of the 'No Window Hours' traffic scheme, a three-day dry run commences throughout concerned areas in Metro Manila
The first 100 days of Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade are marked by initiatives to decongest the country's premier airport as well as an 'unchanged' state of MRT3 and EDSA traffic. They also give a glimpse of what lies ahead.
The Senate version of the bill is sure to include a central traffic authority and an oversight function for Congress to review contracts
Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto doubts the proposed projects of the Department of Transportation to solve the traffic crises through emergency powers
Violators of the new policy will be flagged down but won't be issued tickets during the dry run from October 12 to 14. Strict implementation begins October 17.
(UPDATED) To fix traffic, malls are also asked not to schedule sales during weekdays and for utility companies to suspend road repairs
'Even if the traffic here is still not as bad as Metro Manila, we will still push for emergency powers to stop Cebu from getting to that level,' says Catanduanes Representative Cesar Sarmiento
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'
Despite dismay over traffic, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez still praises President Rodrigo Duterte for his overall performance during his first 100 days in office
'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
Senator Grace Poe says the committee on public services has approached 'the last mile' and would soon endorse the bill for plenary debate
ADVISORY: While the drainage improvement project in the area is ongoing, the Quezon City Department of Public Order and Safety suggests alternate routes
Kabayan Representative Harry Roque says President Rodrigo Duterte might be requesting for emergency powers just to get 'blanket authority' over the traffic problem
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade also suggests moving some government offices and factories outside Metro Manila to decongest traffic
New traffic schemes are now being implemented in parts of EDSA, the newly-formed Inter-Agency Council for Traffic says
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
These terminals will be the end-point for about 1,642 provincial buses currently entering Metro Manila daily, effectively decongesting main thoroughfares
Emergency powers will allow the faster implementation of over P207-billion worth of infrastructure projects to ease traffic, transportation officials say
The new transportation chief's tall order from the President: No long waiting lines in all public transport
This would have been the most expensive public-private partnership (PPP) deal implemented under former president Benigno Aquino III's administration
The inter-agency body, which will follow orders from Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, includes the MMDA, PNP Highway Patrol Group, LTO, and LTFRB
Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda also says the game Pokemon Go poses a higher threat of aggravating Metro Manila traffic than provincial buses
(UPDATED) Neophyte senator Leila De Lima, however, opposes the proposal as it might grant emergency powers to an individual other than the President
Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade also emphasizes the need for a 'single traffic authority' to manage Metro Manila's road network
(UPDATED) Senate Minority Leader Ralph Recto insists that the public be consulted first on fare and toll amounts: 'The government must assess the affordability and conduct a willingness-to-pay survey and consultation among users'
'Rest assured that the biggest hurdle, political will, is something that the President has a lot of,' says Secretary Mark Villar
Duterte did not mention in his first SONA two bills that his top allies in the 17th Congress declared they would prioritize: the reimposition of the death penalty, and the lowering to 15 years the minimum age of criminal responsibility
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
The grant of emergency powers to solve traffic is fraught with grave dangers for abuse
'This administration will not do what the last administration did,' Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says
The new chief of the Highway Patrol Group, meanwhile, also urges the public to take videos if they're apprehended as a safeguard against erring cops
If passed into law, the bill would give President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers for two years